Archive for March, 2015

Jessica Campbell’s Remarkable Visit!

March 25, 2015

Self-Advocate Jessica Visits Leake & Watts

CLICK ON EAR TO HEAR  THE STORY OF JESSICA'S VISIT!
CLICK ON EAR TO HEAR THE STORY OF JESSICA’S VISIT!

On February 12, 2015, there was an important collaboration between SANYS’ New York City and Long Island Regions as they helped to start a new self-advocacy group for individuals supported

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Meet another great self-advocate: Brian from SANYS’ Central Region!

March 13, 2015
 Hi, my name is Brian and I would like to share my story of self- advocacy. I joined my  self advocacy group many years ago. I have been given the chance to speak for myself and others at legislative days,
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Meet Amanda, a great self-advocate from the Central Region of SANYS

March 12, 2015

 

Hi, my name is Amanda. I came into my self-advocacy group last Spring.  Self-advocacy means to me that I advocate for others and myself.  I advocated at Legislative Day in Albany to have more supportive housing in New York
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Maggie Stone, SANYS Volunteer in the Hudson Valley Region

March 8, 2015
Hi my name is Maggie Stone and I’m 21 years old. When I was little, I didn’t know how to read unlike most of the kids in my class. Finally, my mom, at the last meeting with Yonkers school district,
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SANYS 2015 Legislative & Policy Statement

March 5, 2015

Some highlights of SANYS 2015 Policy Statement (download the entire text by clicking HERE):

  • People with developmental disabilities and their families have concerns about funding and other resources for community supports they need now and into the future.
  • Over
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Clint Perrin of SANYS Testifies at Employment First Commission, 2/19/15

March 3, 2015

“We believe in the idea of Employment First. We want to work; we want to earn money; we want use the skills we have, and learn new skills. And we want to work along side other members of our … Read the rest