• 3 Must-Read Cerebral Palsy Books

    On National Pay it Forward Day, author Nicole Luongo shares why you should put these 3 must-read cerebral palsy books on your reading list. Each compelling book is written by a person thriving with CP — and, one memoir is written by a woman who thought she had CP for 30 years!

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  • The Sexual Abuse Epidemic Society Ignores

    In this What CP Looks Like FB Live interview, cerebral palsy advocate Nicole Luongo talks to Kathy O’Connell about the sexual abuse epidemic society ignores. Find out why people with disabilities are assaulted at a rate of SEVEN times higher than the general population, how to have healthy relationships + 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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  • 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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  • Martin Luther King: A Lesson in Forgiveness

    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,

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  • Disability Poem Shatters Perceptions in a Powerful Way

    I’m an author, poet living with cerebral palsy (CP). When I read this disability poem by Marty Gregoire, who also thrives with CP, — and is the founder of Footsteps of WNY, an organization that provides charitable assistance to individuals with cerebral palsy — it really spoke to me. Benefits of Writing Poetry There are many benefits to

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