Today is Spread the Word to End the Word Day. We all know what it means and the purpose of this day. Here are some events that are happening to promote this wonderful effort:
- Several NBA players, including Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler, Dwight Howard and Chris Paul, have signed up to be a part of the Spread the Word to End the Word campaign.
- WTAE Channel 4 Action News anchor Kelly Frey spoke with several moms in Westmoreland County who are doing their part to get rid of negative connotations associated with the "r-word."
- It all starts with one simple word. And the Santa Barbara Special Olympics Chapter want to make sure people know that.
- Students from a Foundations of Special Education course at Midwestern State University are holding an End the "R" Word campaign on campus from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today.
- ‘Spread the Word to End the Word’ comes to USC
- Spread the word to end the word: The Holcomb Rockets