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!
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!
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.
In the wake of the school shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, disability advocate Nicole Luongo wonders whether or not kids with disabilities are safe at school.
In this What CP Looks Like Facebook Live video, Nicole Luongo discusses cerebral palsy self-care tips. Learn some of the simple things you can do to take better care of yourself or your disability, and download The Mighty’s Self-Care Calendar.
Go for gold! Cerebral palsy advocate Nicole Luongo discusses the three things she did after selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) surgery to win at life like an Olympian.
Cerebral palsy affects 17 million people worldwide. While it’s the most common physical disability in childhood, it’s also widely misunderstood. Nicole Luongo debunks popular cerebral palsy myths in this What CP Looks Like FB Live video.
“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
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.