Self-Advocates Input Needed

By Regional Directors. Filed in SANYS News  |   
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Hello everyone!

Here are two opportunities to give input on what you think needs to be done to prevent abuse and neglect of people with developmental disabilities in New York State:

1) A short survey- that anyone over 21 can fill out. Here is the link:…

2) A Focus Group: To register, call Kathryn Cappella at 585-533-1154 or send e-mail to We plan to hold the groups in January and February, 2019. Dates, times and places will be set after registrations are received. Locations may include: Staten Island, Manhattan, Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse, Albany, Belmont, and Holtsville.

Accommodations are available upon request (e.g. responses taken by phone, paper surveys) Contact Kathyrn Capella at 585-533-1154 or

The survey will remain open until we receive our target number of responses from each of the respondent groups or December 28, 2018, whichever comes first.