Archive for the SANYS News Category

Action Alert!

June 15, 2017

Click for a PDF Handout about Medicaid Action

CUTTING MEDICAID HARMS NEW YORKERS WITH DISABILITIES
MEDICAID FUNDS 90% OF NEW YORK’S DISABILITY PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
The American Health Care act (AHCA) federally seeks to cut Medicaid by $880 billion over

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Central Regional Organizer Position Available

June 14, 2017

Be part of the movement! The Self-Advocacy Association of New York State, Inc. (SANYS) is a not-for profit, grassroots organization run by and for people with developmental disabilities. Our goal is to help create a person-centered and person-directed system of

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Remembering: Shawn Nitz

June 12, 2017

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2017 Statewide Self Advocacy Conference

June 7, 2017

This year’s Statewide Self Advocacy Conference will be held on September 7th, 8th, and 9th, 2017 in Albany, NY. Our theme is “We Count: Nothing About Us Without Us!”

This year we have released a Call for Workshop Proposals. You

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2017 Statewide Conference Logo Contest

May 23, 2017

The Self Advocacy Association is looking for a logo for the 2017 Statewide Conference.  Flyer here.

This conference draws nearly 850 people with developmental disabilities and their supporters from across the state, who come together to inspire each other, learn,

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Opportunity Knocks!

April 17, 2017

POSITION AVAILABLE!

SANYS Lower Hudson Valley Regional Organizer
(25 Hours per week)

AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE PART OF OUR MOVEMENT!

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

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SANYS Long Island News

March 21, 2017

Click here to listen to SANYS LI Youth Ambassadors, Christian Ranieri and Sky Burke, on the Radio talking about their projects, the civil rights movement, how they got their start in advocacy, and their work at The Self-Advocacy Association

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Self-Advocates from SANYS SPEAK UP at Legislative Day in Albany!

February 28, 2017

Self-Advocates from SANYS recently appeared in Albany to let their NYS lawmakers understand that they should BeFair2Direct Care and other important advocacy matters!

Click HERE to read the SANYS statement on #BeFair2DirectCare!

Click HERE to read the 2017 SANYS Policy

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Self-Advocates meet to say the NYS Budget must #bFair2DirectCare!!!!

January 11, 2017

 

The NYS Budget must #bFair2DirectCare! Self-Advocates Speak-Up outside one of the Governor’s Regional State of the State Addresses. 

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Arnold Ackerley – SANYS New Administrative Director

December 21, 2016

Welcome Arnold!

The Board of the Self-Advocacy Association of New York State (SANYS) has chosen Arnold Ackerley as SANYS’ new Administrative Director. 

Arnold started his career in human services 17 years ago, as a Direct Support Professional.  Since that time, … Read the rest