Hurtful Words

Those involved in special education already relate to the hurt caused by name-calling or references to special needs individuals. Here is a blog posting that explains why it is wrong to use the “R word.”

What Really Happens When You Use the R Word

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The same reasoning applies to “idiot” and many other derogatory words and terms. Choose your words carefully.


About DrEMiller

Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT). Home: Sint Maarten. K-12 teacher for 13 years (Special Education for 10 years); Post-secondary educator since 2002; Education consulting since 1995. When teaching, held teaching certificates in K-12 special education, reading specialist; and secondary social studies. Doctorate: Educational Psychology Programmer/analyst for 10 years, including project management and training of corporate execs.
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