Health
2:51 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Stop Saying the R-word

Credit therword.org

The University of Rochester Medical Center is helping to lead a community effort to end the use of the "R" word. According to health care professionals, the terms "retard" and "retarded" are still commonly used to refer to persons with intellectual disabilities despite its offensiveness. To address this concern, URMC is encouraging residents to take a stand and sign a pledge.

To learn more about "Spread the Word to End the Word" click here