About Nicole



About Nicole Luongo | What CP Looks Like


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. Nicole is a disability advocate dedicated to raising awareness for selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR), a life-changing surgery for adults and children with cerebral palsy. She has been featured in 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. In her free time, Nicole enjoys baking, cooking in her Instant Pot and working out.

Follow Nicole on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter + YouTube. Read more of Nicole’s work on HuffPost, The Mighty and Yoocan.