Today, doctors tell parents that their babies will grow up and be like "Becky," a character on "Glee" who has Down syndrome -- and quite a bit of sass as she rocks a cheerleading uniform at the fictional William McKinley High School. They all have Down syndrome. Actors with Down syndrome will also be on "Shameless," "American Horror Story," "Blue Bloods," "Legit" and "The New Normal" this year, changing the public's perception of the syndrome one viewer at a time. Down syndrome hasn't been this prevalent in entertainment since Chris Burke played Corky Thatcher on ABC's "Life Goes On" from through , Williamson said, adding that she remembers how life changed for Blair after it debuted.
Rebecca "Becky" Faye Jackson is a recurring character on Glee. In her Cheerios audition, Sue speculates there is something special about her. Some time after this, she started a relationship with Darrell. While she served Sue she was considered her daughter. She is portrayed by actress Lauren Potter. Becky was born with Down Syndrome.
Glee is a popular television show that looks at many different issues. This paper will look at disabilities and disorders covered in Glee, specifically how film and televisions displays them in good and bad lights and, though represents the disabilities of its characters, often does not move beyond stereotypes to say anything new. There are several characters in the show that have some form of disability. Although Glee has a wide array of characters with disabilities they are not always displayed in an accurate way. This is a very positive situation because it is giving people with disabilities the ability to work.
In an episode which aired Thursday night, gunshots are heard during glee club practice, prompting a lockdown at the high school. Ultimately, viewers learn that Becky Jackson, a student with Down syndrome who is played by actress Lauren Potter, brought a gun to school and the shots were fired accidentally. She makes stupid decisions just like other teenagers do. But not everyone feels the same way. The Biden administration is putting big bucks behind an effort to get more people with disabilities vaccinated against COVID