Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals | Kathy Kliebert, Secretary

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Join the Spread the Word to End Word, the R-Word Movement

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

OCDD would like for you to join the Spread the Word to End the Word movement. It is time we Spread the Word to End the WordTM and build awareness for society to stop and think about its' use of the R-word. That R-word is something hurtful and painful - "retard" or "retarded."  Please visit to learn more on how to bring awareness of the harmful effects of using the R-word and how to encourage others to think before they speak.