Archive for 2014

Erin Hendersen Receives Thomas Maul Self-Advocacy Award!

September 24, 2014

SANYS Board Member, Erin Hendersen, received the Thomas Maul Self-Advocacy Award at the New York State Rehabilitation Association Conference on September 8th.

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Others in the photo include Michael Seereiter, President & CEO of NYSRA,

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STATE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

August 28, 2014

Join us for our 25th Annual Self-Advocacy State Conference October 30th to November 1st at the Marriott Hotel on Wolf Road in Albany!

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We expect a lot of interest in our Conference this year, so don’t waste any time in

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A Great Picnic In the Hudson Valley!

August 15, 2014

Beautiful weather welcomed eager (and hungry) self-advocates to James Baird State Park today, August 14th!

Great food catered by Simply Gourmet, Inc., lots of  exciting games and tests of self-advocacy knowledge, with the winners winning fabulous prizes and praise from … Read the rest

SANYS CONFERENCE LOGO CONTEST

August 1, 2014

Attention Self-Advocate Artists!!

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 The Self Advocacy Association is looking for a logo for its 2014 Statewide Conference that reflect the theme for this year’s event:

“Transforming the System: Reinvesting in US!

For example: what does the future for services

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SANYS STATEWIDE CONFERENCE!

July 31, 2014

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Self-Advocacy
Association of NY State
2014 Annual
Self-Advocacy Conference

“Transforming the System
Reinvesting in US!

October 30th – November 1st, 2014
Marriott Hotel, Albany, NY

The conference registration brochure will NOT be mailed! To get a

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Self-advocate leaders recieve NYSACRA Annual Excellence Awards

April 28, 2014

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Sky Burke and Cristian Rainieri, SANYS Youth Ambassadors

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David Liscomb, Past President of SANYS… Read the rest

SANYS NEAT Survey

March 30, 2014
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 … Read the rest

Spread the Word to End the Word

March 27, 2014

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:

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CNY Self-Advocates are a Pot of Gold

March 22, 2014

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

March 20, 2014

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 view.

 

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