Tweeting disability: bipolar awareness week, blind-friendly pool, robot wars
140 characters are sometimes all that's needed to make a powerful statement on life with a disability. Check out these recent Twitter gems.
Happy bipolar awareness week everyone,lets all be sure to have a fab time & remember how lucky we are to have picked something "cool"
Zoe Smith, @Zoe_Smith, prolific blogger and Tweeter on life with a mental health problem.
Maybe we just need a bipolar awareness day? Then maybe people would get more excited about it (dependant on current mood state obviously).
Elsewhere on Twitter
I am slightly amused that all the symptoms of concussion pretty much match my everyday life! Confused, dizzy and tired. Yep. But always.
Philippa, @incurablehippie, blogger.
There used to be a game played on pool tables by blind people called pottaball, wonder if anyone plays it now?
Alex Thynne, @alexthynne, a member of Twitter's vibrant blind community.
'Doing Well' isn't compared to how I think others lives are, but to my experience of my life, so I have Good Days regardless of others' views
Hannah Ensor, @stickmancrips, disabled cartoonist.
E has emerged from her tent. She is however "too tired to have breakfast yet". She might consider it in 19 minutes. #fragileX #autism
Alexa Wilson, @AlexaDWilson, referring to her disabled daughter.
"Doctor Doctor, I feel like putting you in charge of the NHS budget" #sarahteatherjokes
Jack Tindale, @jacktindale, secretary of LSESU's labour society.
Just had our boiler serviced by a man who makes Robot Wars-style robots in his spare time. Could swear he was eyeing up my wheelchair motors.
Ally Craig, @mr_craig, Guitarist with the band Bug Prentice.