Nicole Luongo is the author of Naked Desires, a poetry book for everyone who is searching for love, delighting in love, or hoping to understand love. She is a disability advocate dedicated to raising awareness for selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR), a life-changing surgery for adults (like herself) and children with cerebral palsy.
Nicole has been featured in myriad media including DISABILITIES by Daniel J. Vance (the nation’s best-read weekly newspaper column about people with disabilities), Good News Network, The Sun-Sentinel and more. Her HuffPost article SDR: Life-Changing Surgery for Cerebral Palsy is referenced on numerous blogs and websites.
Nicole created What CP Looks Like to change perceptions, raise awareness for cerebral palsy and give a voice to people thriving with disabilities, many of whom often feel invisible.
In her free time, Nicole enjoys baking, cooking in her Instant Pot and working out.
Watch Nicole’s NBC6 Interview
Connect with Nicole
- Follow Nicole on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter + YouTube.
- Read more of Nicole’s work on HuffPost, The Mighty + Yoocan.
- Watch more of her SDR journey on YouTube.