Jessica Campbell’s Remarkable Visit!

By Hudson | Filed in SANYS News

Self-Advocate Jessica Visits Leake & Watts

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CLICK ON EAR TO HEAR THE STORY OF JESSICA’S VISIT!

On February 12, 2015, there was an important collaboration between SANYS’ New York City and Long Island Regions as they helped to start a new self-advocacy group for individuals supported

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Brian

Brian

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CLICK ON EAR TO HEAR BRIAN’s STORY!

 Hi, my name is Brian and I would like to share my story of self- advocacy. I joined my  self advocacy group many years ago. I have been given the chance to
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Amanda, self-advocate

Amanda

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CLICK ON EAR TO HEAR AMANDA’S STORY!

Hi, my name is Amanda. I came into my self-advocacy group last Spring.  Self-advocacy means to me that I advocate for others and myself.  I advocated at Legislative Day in Albany
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Maggie Stone

Maggie Stone

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CLICK ON EAR TO HEAR MAGGIE’S STORY!

Hi my name is Maggie Stone and I’m 21 years old. When I was little, I didn’t know how to read unlike most of the kids in my class. Finally, my
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CATHY LOQUERCIO SANYS Board President

CLICK THE EAR TO LISTEN TO THE AUDIO  OF SANYS’ POLICY STATEMENT

Some highlights of SANYS 2015 Policy Statement (download the entire text by clicking HERE):

  • People with developmental disabilities and their families have
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CLICK ON EAR TO GET AUDIO VERSION OF CLINT'S TESTIMONY

CLICK ON EAR TO GET AUDIO VERSION OF CLINT’S TESTIMONY

Clint Perrin, SANYS Statewide Project Assistant

Clint Perrin, SANYS Statewide Policy Director

“We believe in the idea of Employment First. We want to work; we want to earn money; we want use the skills we … Read the rest

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Melissa Gomez

Melissa Gomez

Hello, my name is Melissa and I’m a Grassroots Presenter in the Hudson Valley Region of SANYS.

There were a number of events in my life when I realized that if I could speak-up and advocate, I could … Read the rest

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Allan Walley

Allan Walley

Living in the community Independently 

Through Self-Direction Services

My name is Allan Walley and I have been living in the community independently through self direction services for a year as of March 3, 2014. I have supports living … Read the rest

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Living Naturally

By Hudson | Filed in SANYS News

Naturally

Please click HERE to watch a great music video about living Naturally.  Isn’t this all that everyone wants? A place to call their own, a life of their own choosing, surrounded by friendship and love. Thanks to our friends

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On a regular basis, we will be featuring stories about the remarkable people who make up the leadership of SANYS.  You’ll see that they all share one thing in common – the courage to speak up!

Patsy Ginese

Pasquale “Patsy” Ginese

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