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#invisiblydisabledlookslike challenges misconceptions about disability

a plain image just showing the twitter hashtag #invisiblydisabledlookslike

At the end of Invisible Disabilities week in October, Annie Segarra began a hashtag encouraging Twitter users to share their experiences of invisible disabilities using the hash tag #InvisiblyDisabledLooksLike.

Since then, many disabled people have been filling Twitter with their discussions of their invisible disabilities. So I thought I’d highlight some of those discussions in this post to help raise awareness of what invisibly disabled looks like. The internet has been a platform for many great disability discussions over the years and this occasion is no different. Disabled people who are often judged by able bodied people who think they don’t look disabled, are creating a platform to challenge perceptions of what disability looks like.

People use the hashtag to show how appearances do not tell the full story:

 

 

 

https://twitter.com/kerosenedreams_/status/925821506445332481

 

 

 

 

What are your experiences of invisible disabilities? Please share your thoughts in the comments below.

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