Archive for the SANYS News Category

Self-Advocates Input Needed

December 5, 2018

Hello everyone!

Here are two opportunities to give input on what you think needs to be done to prevent abuse and neglect of people with developmental disabilities in New York State:

1) A short survey- that anyone over 21 can

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#NYGives Day

November 27, 2018

Hello! Self Advocacy Friends and Allies


It is #NYGivesDay We are trying to get 500 donors, Can you help us any amount helps! You can make an online donation by going to

If online doesn’t work for you, you

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SANYS Response to OPWDD regarding Managed Care

November 13, 2018

SANYS 2018 SIP-PL Comments- Plain Language

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SPEac Red Carpet Event Talent Show Fundraiser 12/2/18!

November 4, 2018

Check it out here!  It will be at the Friedberg JCC in Oceanside Sunday, December 2, 2018 3pm-5pm.… Read the rest

Thank you Christine Barker

November 1, 2018

Join us in thanking Christine Barker for her service on the SANYS Board of Directors 

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Congratulations to Coleen Mackin

November 1, 2018

Join us in congratulating Coleen Mackin who has elected to the SANYS Board of Directors for another three years

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Chris Wiseman elected to SANYS Board

October 31, 2018

Help us Welcome Chris Wiseman to SANYS Board of Directors

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Capital Region Prideability Halloween Kickoff

October 11, 2018

October 25th 5:30-7

Albany Public Library 161 Washington Ave Albany

For more information please call Shameka at 518-229-4856

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Celebrating DSPs

September 10, 2018

#bfair2directcare From us to all our Direct Support Professionals who support us everyday- thank you! This is from our carnation ceremony at the conference

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National Direct Support Professionals Week Sept 9-15

September 9, 2018

September 9th-15th is Direct Support Professionals Appreciation Week make sure you show your appreciation for everything they do for you

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