END the R-WORD – Wordless Wednesday

END the R-WORD – Wordless Wednesday

End the R-Word

About the Author:

Gina St. Aubin

Gina St. Aubin is a former Victim’s Advocate who now advocates for those with intellectual and physical challenges. Her eldest son is diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, Electrical Status Epilepticus during Sleep / Landau-Kleffner Syndrome (a rare epileptic disorder causing verbal aphasia) and Developmental Delays. In June, 2012, her son also underwent a successful hemispherectomy. Gina is the editor, author and owner of Special Happens, serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the SPD Foundation, and resides in Colorado where she is a mother of 3, wife, blogger, writer and special needs advocate.

One Comment

  1. Rajean March 7, 2012 at 10:55 pm - Reply

    Yes. Great reminder. I’ve become more comfortable speaking up when someone tells a joke with the R word or uses it in a jokingly way. I feel they don’t mean harm, but I’m feeling strong about reminding them of how it offends.

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