• Fighting Your CP Lion with Matt Rich

    In this What CP Looks Like FB Live interview, disability advocate Nicole Luongo talks about fighting your CP lion with motivational speaker, Matt Rich. Tune in to find out the meaning of cerebral palsy, how to change the way you think about having a disability, why “inspiration porn” may be good for the cause + more!

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  • Overcoming Odds with Para Athlete Ryan Raghoo

    In this What CP Looks Like FB Live interview, disability advocate Nicole Luongo talks about overcoming odds with Ryan Raghoo, international athlete, speaker and founder of Enabled Not Disabled. Tune in to find out how exercise can help people with cerebral palsy and/or other disabilities, the link between mental health issues + more!

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  • Celebrating Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month

    Disability advocate Nicole Luongo is celebrating Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month by sharing 31 facts for each day of the month about the most common disability in childhood. Show your support by wearing green all month and on March 25, National CP Awareness Day in the United States.

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  • Dealing with Disabilities: What Not to Say

    “Disability is natural. We must stop believing that disabilities keep a person from doing something. Because that’s not true – having a disability doesn’t stop me from doing anything.” Benjamin Snow, director of the award-winning short film, Thumbs Down to Pity. Thinking About Disabilities Some of the best ideas come to me when I’m in

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  • 5 Cerebral Palsy Workout Tips

    The American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) defines physical fitness as “a general state of health that results in your ability to carry out daily tasks without getting too tired.” It wasn’t until I had selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) surgery and became a disability advocate — that I learned the damage (often referred to as “early aging”) spasticity, or abnormal muscle tightness, does to our bodies.

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