SANYS State Conferences

2018 Statewide Self Advocacy


September 6th-8th, 2018

Albany Marriott

189 Wolf Rd. Albany, NY

“Self Advocacy: By the People, For the People”


Deadline for registration and payments: August 1st

Print Registration Form: 2018 SANYS Conference Registration Packet 

If you are registering a group of people please use the paper form only.


Register Online: Online Registration Form . If you are registering yourself or another person, you can register and pay online.


Join together with self advocates and supporters from across New York State. Network, learn, and get energized! Some highlights for this year:

– Commissioner’s Forum- ask questions and share your story with the OPWDD Commissioner

– Focus Group with representatives from all of the new Care Coordination Organizations

– Sharing our Talents: Artists and Performers

– Workshops on many topics including: Jobs, Housing, Transportation, Relationships, Self Care, and Self Determination

– Awards Ceremony (nominate someone who deserves an award!)

– Dance Parties

Register Early! Spots fill up fast.

Download the paper form (click here) for schedule, transportation, and hotel information, including accessible accommodations. 

Don’t forget to register for the conference AND the hotel separately.

You can register now and pay by August 1st.



Besides the Statewide Conference, each Region of SANYS holds many events – monthly self-advocacy meetings, legislative forums, conferences, fundraisers and picnics.  Find out what’s happening in your Region by clicking HERE!