Peaces of Me Mission Statement
Peaces of Me works to eliminate stigma associated with disability, physical difference, and chronic illness by providing resources and connections to individuals/families and appropriate training to professionals in these spheres.
Why Peaces of Me?
The spelling of our name is meant to counter the idea that we are broken or incomplete. We are not missing any piece. Rather, strength and peace arise from our ability to embrace our entire identity.
What’s the Butterfly All About?
Our logo signifies the transformation that occurs as we take this journey.
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Disability Pride Month
July is marked Disability Pride Month which celebrates and honored the diversity between the people with disabilities.
Each Color of the flag represents a group:
The Black Field:
this field represents the disabled people who have lost their lives due not only to their illness, but also to negligence, suicide and eugenics.
Each color on this flag represents a different aspect of disability or impairment.
- Red: physical disabilities
- Yellow: cognitive and intellectual disabilities
- White: invisible and undiagnosed disabilities
- Blue: mental illness
- Green: sensory perception disabilities
For more information, click one of the following links:
July is Disability Pride Month SBU News
American Bar Association, Celebrating Disability Pride Month