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.
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.
Nicole Luongo talks about what not to say to people with disabilities, especially those with Alzheimer’s disease. Let’s think before we speak.
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.
Nicole Luongo writes about a disturbing cerebral palsy news trend, why the media must stop describing people with disabilities as ‘suffering’ + the power of positive language. Words matter.
What do you see when you look at me? This disability poem from Marty Gregoire, founder of Footsteps of WYN, shatters perceptions in a powerful way.