Anchors Away!

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Mr. & Mrs. Allcorn

Mr. & Mrs. Allcorn

Cruising the seas

Cruising the seas

Thanks to Letisia and Michael Allcorn, newlyweds and great self-advocates, who shared their story of spending their one-year wedding anniversary on a cruise.  Read on…

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Chester & Francis

Chester & Francis

CLICK ON THE EAR TO HEAR THE STORY CAPITAL REGION'S MEET & GREET

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Saratoga Meet & Greet

Saratoga Meet & Greet

What do we do at SANYS? Here’s a great example! Recently in SANYS’ Capital Region, a Meet & Greet
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Lecia Holke, Self-Advocate, Speaks Up!

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Lecia Holke

Lecia Holke

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Hi, I’m Lecia Holke and I speak up for myself! I noticed that my communication monitor in my room needed to be repaired. I went to the house manager
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Jessica Campbell’s Remarkable Visit!

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Self-Advocate Jessica Visits Leake & Watts

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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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 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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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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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

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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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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.

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