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.
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.
“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
What Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. taught us about forgiveness On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I’m reflecting on the man who so elegantly fought to achieve equality for all. Dr. King had a big vision for his people, his nation. Sadly, his life ended before he could see the positive results born from his non-violent marches,
The Purpose of World Kindness Day This international event introduced by The World Kindness Movement (WKM) in 1998 is celebrated annually on November 13. It includes members from over 28 nations. Benefits of Kindness Feeling happier, more positive Fewer negative emotions Improved health More fulfilling relationships Increased performance at school or work I don’t know anyone who
I’m grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with World CP Day and honored to be included in their latest video. Please share it to help raise awareness for cerebral palsy.
I’m so thankful to have been published by The Mighty twice in two days! Click on the link to read what it’s like growing up with cerebral palsy. Will you do me a favor? Comment directly under the article on The Mighty’s site and please share to raise awareness for cerebral palsy and SDR. Thank you!
I wrote to President Obama about my SDR story, Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month and more! This arrived in the mail today. Wow, I never expected to get a response! I asked POTUS to wear green on National CP Awareness Day, March 25 and to send me a picture so I can post it on my
Today marks nine months since my Selective Dorsal Rhiztotomy (SDR) surgery with Dr. T.S. Park. Here is a short video I took on Christmas day: I am so thankful for all the blessings (opportunities, people, etc.) that have come into my life as a result of having this surgery. Thank you to everyone who has