Question: What do you call a man in a wheelchair?

a person who is wheelchair bound. a person who is confined to a wheelchair. a cripple.

What is the correct term for a disabled person?

In referring to people with disabilities, it is preferable to use language that focuses on their abilities rather than their disabilities. Therefore, the use of the terms handicapped, able-bodied, physically challenged, and differently abled is discouraged.

What is disable person?

The term persons with disabilities is used to apply to all persons with disabilities including those who have long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments which, in interaction with various attitudinal and environmental barriers, hinders their full and effective participation in society on an equal

What defines a disability?

A disability is any condition of the body or mind (impairment) that makes it more difficult for the person with the condition to do certain activities (activity limitation) and interact with the world around them (participation restrictions).

What qualifies as a severe disability?

According to HUDs definition, persons are considered to have a severe disability if they meet criteria 1, 6 or 9, or have Alzheimers disease, or another mental/developmental disability; or are unable to perform or need help to perform one or more of the activities in criteria 2, 3, 4, 7 or 8.

What is considered a severe disability?

According to HUDs definition, persons are considered to have a severe disability if they meet criteria 1, 6 or 9, or have Alzheimers disease, or another mental/developmental disability; or are unable to perform or need help to perform one or more of the activities in criteria 2, 3, 4, 7 or 8.

What is the politically correct term for mentally disabled?

Term Now Used: disabled person, person with a disability. Term no longer in use: mental handicap. Term Now Used: intellectual disability. Term no longer in use: mentally handicapped.

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