This next section lists hashtags specific to illness /symptom /diagnosis /disability (or lack thereof.)
The next group of hashtags is for topical discussions, community, activities and/or awareness. Most are inclusive of more than one chronic illness, disability or diagnosis.
The hashtags below are ones I considered adding which didn’t quite make it due to the current restrictions of this list.
For example, I don’t typically add inactive or seasonal hashtags to the permanent list.
These may be added in future updates.
(Other ways to donate below.)
The rest of this thread will have some FAQs, including new methods of adding, updating, or correcting listings.
Every time I ask myself the main reason? It changes.
The best answer I can give right now is that I want to help the community that has helped me the most since I became chronically ill.
Vetting these hashtags one by one takes forever so...
I also enjoy browsing the tags, and finding so many examples of the beautiful ways that we support each other. And I think it's imperative that we have reference points to where we can gathe
If you use one of the other methods, reply or DM me if you’d like a copy. The downloadable PDF should be available starting tomorrow.
Gradually I’m getting closer to full time remote work again, now having 7 chronic illnesses not including a chronic cancer (CLL.)
So even a dollar here and there helps.
Around mid-December 2019. This update added about 100 new hashtags, making the PDF version 24 pages long.
There are currently three ways.
1- respond to the latest Twitter thread version on Twitter.
2- Contact me via Twitter Direct Message here if we're mutuals, and @DisHashtags if we’re not.
They have hashtags for medical professionals too, as well as non-chronic conditions.
I also want to add ways to support disabled art & entrepreneurs. Facebook or IG are next after that.
The audiences there are bigger so if it’s manageable that’lll likely begin in 2020.