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The Year's Best Disability on Twitter

Disability Leaders - The Shorty Awards - The best producers of real-time, short form content on Twitter(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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1st

BendyGirl

BendyGirl

Uber bendy, somewhat scatty single 30 something girl's take on life, love, and attempts to make sense of the nonsensical
karen rooks
karen rooks I nominate @BendyGirl for a Shorty Award in #disability because...
BendyGirl
BendyGirl RT @beccaviola: I nominate @BendyGirl for a Shorty Award in #disability because of her open, unapologetic and witty writing about crip ...
Becca
Becca I nominate @BendyGirl for a Shorty Award in #disability because of her open, unapologetic and witty writing about crip
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7 votes in disability
1 vote in egocentric

2nd

Kate Monaghan

Kate Monaghan

telly producer. bristol city fc fan. part-time-wheelchair-user.
Helen Olsen
Helen Olsen I nomin8 @katiekatetweets 4 awrd in #disability coz her tweets amuse and she raises disability iss by being interesting
Kate Monaghan
Kate Monaghan RT @Rhi_N8181: I nominate @katiekatetweets for a Shorty Award in #disability because she's fabulous and made a prog on my hospital!
Sarah Milne
Sarah Milne RT @katiekatetweets: RT @BendyGirl I nominate @katiekatetweets for a Shorty Award in #disability bcos she's a journo who uses a wheelcha ...
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5 votes in disability
1 vote in egocentric

3rd

Fran Williamson

Fran Williamson

6 time Paralympic medalist, Speaker, and budding writer/researcher regarding all things disability and sport - or indeed both. Photo credit: Phil Mynott, CEN
danssol
danssol I nominate @frannywill for a Shorty Award in #disability because she is an inspiration for lasagne lovers
Lisa E
Lisa E I nominate @Frannywill for a Shorty Award in #disability because... Paralympic swimmer tweeting = interesting.
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2 votes in disability
4 votes in sports

4th

Nicky Clark

Nicky Clark

promoting the work of Disabled actors.Playing disabled is out dated. It's the same as blacking up
BendyGirl
BendyGirl RT @lisybabe: I nominate @dontplaymepayme for a Shorty Award in #disability because... it's an issue I feel strongly about. http://bit.l ...
Lisa E
Lisa E I nominate @dontplaymepayme for a Shorty Award in #disability because... it's an issue I feel strongly about.
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2 votes in disability
4 votes in television

4th
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Veronica F

Veronica F

Writer; Mother; Blogger; EDS sufferer. I write to stop myself going insane. Okay, more insane. I am also @VeronicaFoale
Veronica F
Veronica F RT @Bendygirl I nominate @SleeplessNights for a Shorty Award in #disability because she's another post coital puker.
BendyGirl
BendyGirl I nominate @SleeplessNights for a Shorty Award in #disability because she's the only other post coital puker I know!
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2 votes in disability
1 vote in egocentric

4th
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Bendy

Bendy

I do and like stuff
Damon Lord
Damon Lord RT @louisebolotin: I nominate @Bendy for a Shorty Award in #disability for her illuminating & entertaining blog/tweets on disabilities h ...
Louise Bolotin
Louise Bolotin I nominate @Bendy for a Shorty Award in #disability for her illuminating & entertaining blog/tweets on disabilities
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2 votes in disability

5th

Sophie Wilkinson

Sophie Wilkinson

Sophie Wilkinson was a 17 year old vibrant teenager who was involved in a car accident that left her with extensive neuro injuries. She continues to astound.
Becca
Becca I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #disability because she's tackling the fight to live life with gusto.
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1 vote in disability
124 votes in health
1 vote in news
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in 2

5th
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Lisa E

Lisa E

Comedian (on sabbatical), writer (on sabbatical), postgrad film & TV student (possibly eternally). Speccy, disabled, gay Essex girl currently living in Camden.
BendyGirl
BendyGirl I nominate @lisybabe for a Shorty Award in #disability because she's a tech savvy crip chick who always helps luddites
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1 vote in disability

5th
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bbcouch

bbcouch

It's a disabilty thing. Updates from the BBC's website for disabled people.
Lisa E
Lisa E I nominate @bbcouch for a Shorty Award in #disability because... they post interesting articles on disability, innit.
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1 vote in disability

5th
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Louise Bolotin

Louise Bolotin

journalist, author, editor and blogger. Currently working at BBC Radio Manchester. Timezone: JMT. Living on coffee, my nerve(s) and my wit(s)
BendyGirl
BendyGirl I nominate @louisebolotin for a Shorty Award in #disability because she's a criptastic advocate for socialmedia
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1 vote in disability

5th
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Tera

Tera

Disability and other things you're not supposed to enjoy
Lisa E
Lisa E I nominate @terajk for a Shorty Award in #disability because... her blog rocks.
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1 vote in disability
1 vote in blogger

5th
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LucyG

LucyG

Writer, blogger, tweeter.
BendyGirl
BendyGirl I nominate @LucyTweeting for a Shorty Award in #disability because her tweets match her sunny smile
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1 vote in disability

5th
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lilwatchergirl

lilwatchergirl

Otherwise known as: Seska, Naomi, the one in the wheelchair.
Lisa E
Lisa E I nominate @lilwatchergirl for a Shorty Award in #disability because... it's an education in access barriers.
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1 vote in disability

5th
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Inclusion Ireland

Inclusion Ireland

We are the National Association for People with an Intellectual Disability, promoting the rights of people with an intellectual disability
sarahlennon08
sarahlennon08 I nominate @InclusionIre for a Shorty Award in #disability because disability matters
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1 vote in disability
1 vote in nonprofit

6th

Rhiannon Norfolk

Rhiannon Norfolk

Psychology postgrad, cat lover, you know the rest!
LilianBarton
LilianBarton RT @katiekatetweets: RT @Rhi_N8181: I nominate @katiekatetweets for a Shorty Award in #disability because she's fabulous and made a prog ...
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1 vote in disability