Archive for March, 2014


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:

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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


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This is a longer version of SANYS Policy and Legislative Platform. It has more info about SANYS point of view.


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OPWDD Waiver Update Power Point

March 17, 2014

This is a PDF of a PowerPoint update on the People 1st Waiver, presented by Commissioner Laurie Kelley on March 10, 2014.

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Speaking Up for Others: SANYS Letter to Buffalo News

March 10, 2014

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Buffalo News

February 26, 2014

We are writing this letter on behalf of the Board and members of the Self-Advocacy Association of New York State, Inc. (SANYS). We are an organization run by and for people with developmental disabilities. … Read the rest

Be Ready For Your Meetings!

March 9, 2014

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App-MOMO Your ISP meeting is coming up and there’s lots to talk about, but you’re nervous that you’ll forget something.  Mind of My Own to the rescue! It’s a application that you can access through your web browser, iPhone or Android … Read the rest