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“In elevating the voices of people who struggle every day for understanding, accommodation and equal treatment, Pia Justesen has made an important contribution to the movement to end the “invisibility of disability.”

-Nadine Strossen, former president of the ACLU


Pia Justesen, Ph.d.

Pia is a human rights lawyer from Denmark who splits her time between Copenhagen and Chicago.

The book From the Periphery - Real-Life Stories of Disability is Pia’s first book in the U.S.



"A mind-expanding collection of important stories."

-Kirkus Reviews

"Eye-opening, honest, and compelling.”

- Booklist