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      "R word" to vanish from SC state law?

      What advocates for those with mental disabilities refer to as "the R word" is about to excised from state law.

      A bill - replacing the term "mental retardation" with "intellectual disability" and the term "mentally retarded" with "persons with intellectual disabilities" - has passed the state Senate and is headed to the floor of the S.C. House without opposition.

      Click here to read The State's report.

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