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OPWDD Care Coordination Forums

By Regional Directors | Filed in SANYS News

As you may know, the Medicaid Service Coordination (MSC) program which is currently used to coordinate services will be replaced by a new and improved program called Health Home Care Management beginning July 1, 2018. To provide you with information … Read the rest

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Please find attached the Flyer for the Self Direction ListeningForum. If you receive Self Direction Services please try to attend to give your feedback of what is working and what is not working. Hope to see you there.… Read the rest

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See Me for Me! March is Disabiilty Awareness Month. The theme this year is See Me for Me. Click below for more information and resources for your group.

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

 

 

 

 

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The SANYS office in Central New York is looking for a strong self advocate to fill our Field Assistant position in the Syracuse office. If you are interested, please contact Dan Flanigan at 315-882-6781 or by email at central@sanys.org. Job … Read the rest

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Self-Direction Pre-Survey Suffolk County

By Regional Directors | Filed in SANYS Long Island News

Hello Self-Advocates, Families and Supporters,

The Long Island Region of the Self Advocacy Association of NYS (SANYS) is excited to inform you that you have been selected to be part of an information-gathering process designed to help us understand the … Read the rest

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The Self-Advocacy Association of New York State will be presenting Self-Direction Listening Forums for individuals in the Long Island Region who are self-directing their services with a Broker and FI and who have an active plan and budget. These listening … Read the rest

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Great Opportunity for Self Advocates!

By Regional Directors | Filed in SANYS News

Partners in Policymaking is now accepting applications for their excellent advocacy training program. Many SANYS leaders have become part of the Partners Network. Applications are due on February 15th. To apply go to: http://www.nyspip.org/

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SANYS Testifies Before NYS Assembly Committee

By Regional Directors | Filed in SANYS News

On Monday December 11th, SANYS Director of Policy, Clint Perrin and Administrative Director, Arnold Ackerley presented testimony on housing to the New York State Assembly Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities.

Clint reminded the committee that, “In addition to … Read the rest

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SANYS Co-Vice President Mike Brooks and Capital Region Board representative Victor Colon spoke and rallied the crowd recently at a Be Fair to Direct Care rally to advocate for funding to pay direct support workers a fair wage and help … Read the rest

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