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 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.
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.
Remember Me In the corners of your mind the space between love and loss think back to a time gone by when love remained at the end of the day passion melted our troubles away In the memories left behind in the corners of your mind where past loves reside… remember me. (c) Nicole Luongo
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.
In this What CP Looks Like FB Live interview, disability advocate Nicole Luongo talks with Kathy O’Connell about how to have confidence and succeed at dating with a disability.
My work as a disability advocate has introduced me to people, opportunities from around the globe. I’m particularly proud to be a member of the first World CP Day Committee. I had the honor of interviewing Robyn Cummins from World CP Day (WCPD), which was founded in 2012, and is now celebrated in 62 countries. Robyn