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An image of a tweet by FlirtyTheSH about service animals which reads "Person: Your tiny horse just made my day! Me: *mutters* I’m soooo glad my disability, which requires the constant presence of my service animal, could make your day."
People with chronic illnesses and disabilities open up about their experiences with ableism. Photo Courtesy: Twitter/FlirtyTheSH

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#EverydayAbleism: 15 Tweets That Capture the Bias People With Disabilities Face

'Fresh air doesn't cure chronic illnesses.'

Living in a world that is made by abled people for abled people is already tough on people with disabilities and chronic illnesses. The pandemic has only further highlighted these accessibility issues and discriminatory behavior. From microaggressions to inaccessible public infrastructure, people with disabilities share their experiences on Twitter of facing ableism and insensitivity which hamper their everyday lives.

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Also read: Twitter Draws Criticism From the Deaf Community Over Inaccessible New Voice Tweet Feature


 

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#EverydayAbleism: 15 Tweets That Capture the Bias People With Disabilities Face