The word appears on social media approximately every 5-seconds. And few people question it as everyday language.
But the R word is hurtful and demeaning. Not just to people with disability, but to their friends, families and carers. We want to raise awareness of the impact of the R word by speaking to people directly, from one human being to another.
was used on Twitter in the last 7 days
Awareness Messages Sent
So far we’ve sent this many video messages to Twitter users who included the R word in their posts. We’d love to message everyone using the word, but we have to abide by Twitter rules on how many messages we can send each day.
This is the total number of times our awareness videos have been watched. The more the videos are viewed, the more our voice is being heard, and the closer we are to stopping the R word.
When you use the R word it disappoints me that there is such ignorance amongst people.