Archive for March, 2015

Jessica Campbell’s Remarkable Visit!

March 25, 2015

Self-Advocate Jessica Visits Leake & Watts

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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

Brian

Brian

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 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
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Meet Amanda, a great self-advocate from the Central Region of SANYS

March 12, 2015

 

Amanda, self-advocate

Amanda

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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
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Maggie Stone, SANYS Volunteer in the Hudson Valley Region

March 8, 2015

Maggie Stone

Maggie Stone

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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
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SANYS 2015 Legislative & Policy Statement

March 5, 2015

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CATHY LOQUERCIO SANYS Board President

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

  • People with developmental disabilities and their families have
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Clint Perrin of SANYS Testifies at Employment First Commission, 2/19/15

March 3, 2015
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Clint Perrin, SANYS Statewide Project Assistant

Clint Perrin, SANYS Statewide Policy Director

“We believe in the idea of Employment First. We want to work; we want to earn money; we want use the skills we … Read the rest