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Let’s Go Out on March 29

March is national Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month and The Arc invites you to join us to help raise awareness about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). What should you do? Simply make plans to go out somewhere in public on Saturday,... Continue Reading 

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March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Again, March offers the opportunity to join with others across the nation in celebrating Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Now, we have moved toward the idea of extending the awareness efforts to include persons with intellectual disabilities and many are using the term... Continue Reading 

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Spread the word to end the word

The R-word, “retard,” is slang for the term mental retardation. Mental retardation was what doctors, psychologists, and other professionals used to describe people with significant intellectual impairment. Today the r-word has become a common word used by society as an insult for... Continue Reading 

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