Archive for June, 2017

Urgent Action: Speak Up Against Medicaid Cuts!

June 23, 2017

NY Senators Schumer and Gillibrand already oppose both bills, but many of our NYS Representatives may vote yes on any replacement for the AHCA. We need to get to these New York members of the House before the Senate bill

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Nominate Someone for a SANYS Statewide Award

June 17, 2017

Do you know a person, group or agency that has done a great job of speaking up for themselves and others? Click here to download the nomination form for an award to be given out at our Statewide conference in

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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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