Thrive Twitter Talks

Let's get together and chat! We host Twitter chats at least every other month about issues that matter to you - relationships, representation, beauty and fashion, and more! Join us for thoughtful and honest discussion that will, we hope, get you thinking…and talking.

About Thrive

Thrive Advocacy: Girls Get Things Done

Hashtag: #thriveadvocacy

When: Thursday, March 26, 2 p.m. CST/3 p.m. EST (convert to your time zone)

Come chat with us about disability advocacy, self-advocacy and how today's youth can advance disability rights, inclusion, and accessibility.

Join the Discussion with our Guests!

Emily Ladau(@emily_ladau) is a writer, disability rights activist, and social engagement specialist. She blogs at Words I Wheel By, in addition to having written for The New York Times, Huffington Post, and

Ashley Ashbee (@cartooninperson) is a blogger, social media strategist, and supporter of disability and human rights issues. Find her on Beyond Passing Time.

Lydia Brown (@autistichoya) is president of the Washington Metro Disabled Students Collective and serves as a staff member at the Autistic Self Advocacy Network. She wrote for the Washington Post and is also the voice behind Autistic Hoya

Savannah Logsdon-Breakstone (@nicocoer) is a multiply disabled Autistic self-advocate. Savannah is on the board of Pennsylvania’s Self Advocates United as 1 and is very involved in disability policy. She is currently the Autistic Self Advocacy Network's Social Media Coordinator.  See more of her writing at Cracked Mirror in Shalott.

How to Participate:

1. Follow @ability2thrive.

2. Search or track the hashtag #thriveadvocacy on March 26, 2 p.m. CST / 3 p.m. EST to follow along.

3. Each question will be numbered (Q1, Q2, Q3). Label your answers in correspondence to the question (A1, A2, A3).

4. Make sure all of your tweets are tagged #thriveadvocacy.

5. Have fun!

Want More?

Check out our Disability Advocacy page, featuring stories and advice from women with disabilities about taking action for yourself and for others.

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1/29/2015 Featured Guests:

Erin (@geekygimp) from Geeky Gimp

Corinne (@corinneduyvis) from #weneeddiversebooks & Disability in Kidlit

Annette (@shwartzabdul) as a writer, self-taught filmmaker.

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