Beat the Clock

in AADMD, Info Blast

AADMD INFO BLAST - For AADMD Members and Friends

The latest editorial from Dr Rick Rader in Exceptional Parent Magazine is attached below. It is a tribute to the time related challenges that all AADMD clinicians are faced with in the current econo-med environment.

AADMD Statement on “R-word” Usage for Health Professionals

in AADMD, Article, Info Blast

Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) deserve respect and should be considered valued members of our society. The term “mental retardation” has evolved to be degrading and hurtful and is now associated by the public with intentional insulting stereotypes. Special Olympics International began the” Spread the Word to End the Word” campaign in 2008 as an effort to create awareness that the usage of the “R-word” must be eliminated.

© 2007-2018 The American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry. All rights reserved.