There’s nothing wrong with being mentally retarded.” That’s a much more powerful statement of pride and understanding. It doesn’t capitulate to the insults, it defies them.
The Rise and Fall of "Mentally Retarded"
Rick Hodges
2.2K23

Of course if there is “nothing wrong with being mentally retarded” then there is no disability and you don’t need help, right? So you really don’t have a diagnosis amymore, just an affirmation. “Oh, there’s nothing wrong with you, you are just retarded. No disability or medicaid for you.”

Like what you read? Give AJ Butler a round of applause.

From a quick cheer to a standing ovation, clap to show how much you enjoyed this story.