Noah made that observation about the state of the internet while discussing a recent casting controversy: In The Upside, a remake of the French film The Intouchables, Bryan Cranston plays a man who is paralyzed below the neck and uses a wheelchair.
What causes someone to be in a wheelchair?
Who Needs a Wheelchair? Kids can need wheelchairs for many different reasons. Some have had injuries either to their legs or spine, which controls leg movement. Others have disabilities due to muscular dystrophy or cerebral palsy.
What do you call a person on a wheelchair?
Term Now Used: wheelchair user. Term no longer in use: cripple, spastic, victim. Term Now Used: disabled person, person with a disability. Term no longer in use: the handicapped.
What is the opposite of being disabled?
Opposite of deprived of the ability to perform natural physical activities. able-bodied. abled. nondisabled. unimpaired.