Growing Up Without Cerebral Palsy Awareness I didn’t hear anyone promote cerebral palsy awareness growing up. First of all, no one talked about my disability; thus, I didn’t know what it was or why I had it. Similarly, no one represented me on t.v. I didn’t meet another person with CP until college. It’s almost
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.
How friendly is Facebook? Social media connects us, yet Americans are lonelier than ever. In this FB Live video, Nicole Luongo shares statistics + tips on how to stay sane, take control online.
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.
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.
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.