Save the Date!

By Regional Directors | Filed in SANYS News

Statewide Self Advocacy Conference

October 30th – November 1st, 2014

“Transforming the System: Invest in US”

at the Albany Marriott Hotel

in Albany, NY

 

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Sky and Christian

Sky Burke and Cristian Rainieri, SANYS Youth Ambassadors

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David Liscomb, Past President of SANYS

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SANYS NEAT Survey

By Self-Advocacy NYS | Filed in SANYS News
NEAT is the Northeast East Advocates Together, which include New York and the New England States–Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. NEAT is also Region 8 of our national organization, Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE). NEAT received a

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Spread the Word to End the Word

By Regional Directors | Filed in SANYS News

People Are Beautiful Self Advocacy group and SANYS work to end the use of the R Word in Central NY! See the news story here:

Fighting the R Word

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CNY Self-Advocates are a Pot of Gold

By Self-Advocacy NYS | Filed in SANYS News

Check out these great photos from the Central New York Self-Advocates march in the St. Patricks Day Parade in Syracuse at this site:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/selfadvocacyny/sets/72157642730928763/

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SANYS 2014 Policy and Legislative Platform Statements

By Self-Advocacy NYS | Filed in SANYS News

This is a short two page highlight version of SANYS Policy and Legislative Platform

 

SANYS Platform briefListen Here!

This is a longer version of SANYS Policy and Legislative Platform. It has more info about SANYS point of… Read the rest

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OPWDD Waiver Update Power Point

By Self-Advocacy NYS | Filed in SANYS News

This is a PDF of a PowerPoint update on the People 1st Waiver, presented by Commissioner Laurie Kelley on March 10, 2014.

march2014powerpoint Listen Here!

 

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Speaking Up for Others: SANYS Letter to Buffalo News

By Self-Advocacy NYS | Filed in SANYS News

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Buffalo News

February 26, 2014

We are writing this letter on behalf of the Board and members of the Self-Advocacy Association of New York State, Inc. (SANYS). We are an organization run by and for people with developmental disabilities.… Read the rest

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Be Ready For Your Meetings!

By Hudson | Filed in SANYS News

Listen Here!

App-MOMO Your ISP meeting is coming up and there’s lots to talk about, but you’re nervous that you’ll forget something.  Mind of My Own to the rescue! It’s a application that you can access through your web browser,… Read the rest

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Teen Speaks Up for Himself

By Regional Directors | Filed in SANYS News

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Christian Ranieri, one of the SANYS Youth Ambassadors, spoke up for himself to the school board who tried to silence him. Click here to watch the video that has gone viral! You can let Christian know you support him… Read the rest

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