Cerebral Palsy advocate Nicole Luongo vlogs about how ‘SDR Changes Lives’ one year after selective dorsal rhizotomy surgery with Dr. T.S. Park on St. Louis, on the cusp of turning 40 years old.
Cerebral palsy advocate Nicole Luongo vlogs about braving bike camp at 41 years old, after having selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) surgery in 2013. Watch her do what she once thought was impossible.
Meet the CP celebrities you should know. Writer Nicole Luongo tells why these 6 cerebral palsy advocates need notoriety for raising awareness for cerebral palsy — the disability that gets the least attention in the media.
Author and poet Nicole Luongo pens this We Are Cerebral Palsy poem celebrating National CP Awareness Day in the United States on March 25 along with the 17 million people worldwide living with the most common physical disability in childhood.
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 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.
“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.