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Lawmakers Propose To Rid State Administrative Code Of “The R-Word”

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Lawmakers Propose To Rid State Administrative Code Of “The R-Word”

Representative John Jagler discusses his and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald’s proposal to remove the phrase “mental retardation” from Wisconsin administrative code and replace it with “intellectual disability.” Disability Rights Wisconsin’s Barbara Beckert explains why language matters.  Here is a link to the story.