Rosa’s Law Ten Years Later: The Road to End the R-Word

Content warning for ableism, discussion of eugenics and forced sterilization, and uncensored use of the r-word. On October 5th 2010, President Barack Obama signed Rosa’s Law, which changed the medical usage of the r-word (“medical retardation”) to “intellectual disability” in U.S. legislation. The use of the r-word was removed from federal health, education, and labor […]

Read More Rosa’s Law Ten Years Later: The Road to End the R-Word