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OKG Newsletter

Topic: cognitive disability

The R-word

The Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council has started a campaign addressing both speech and attitude.


Dawn Watson
Ten years ago, the word “retarded” didn’t mean much to Erin Taylor.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Getting rid of a hurtful word


Ann Trudgeon
The term “politically correct” has fallen from favor, occasionally mocked by those who cite the importance of the First Amendment. I, too, value our Constitutional rights to speak without fear of being persecuted. And yet the adage that “words will never hurt me” is ridiculously erroneous. Words do hurt — they have tremendous power to hurt. For a friend of mine, Misty Cargill, words ultimately killed.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012