SANYS Weekly Event Update 5/11/2020   Here’s what you might have missed   The Right of the Week – Marilyn Stata, OPWDD Region 1 Finger Lakes Rights Advocacy   As taken from the OPWDD, Region 1, Individual Bill of Rights - The right to choose what to wear and what personal hygiene supplies to use.   Wellness Quote of the Week (provided by Renee Christian)   You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will. Stephen King .  - Renee Christian, Life Coach   Making Your Own Hand Sanitizer with Luther Saint-Joy, Co-Chair Arc Alliance group through Arc of Monroe.   Luther demonstrated how to make your own Hand Sanitizer using the recipe from the link below: (PLEASE make sure you label the bottle after you make it. There are other natural alternatives available with the best thing we can do is use soap and water to wash our hands for at least 20 seconds) Hand Sanitizer Recipe: 2/3 cup Rubbing Alcohol 1/3 cup Aloe Vera Gel (mix together - stirring well) add 5-10 drops of essential oil stir well put mixture into bottle using a funnel make a "Hand Sanitizer" label and place on the bottle   Here is a video of last week’s Staying Connected meeting for those who may have missed it.   In last week’s Staying Connected Meeting held every Wednesday. Shameka shared a meditation which is included in the video above. Below you can list a list of some meditation resources   YouTube – YouTube has many different kinds of free meditations   Shameka’s YouTube Channel   Meditation Apps – Calm, Headspace, Insight Timer       Here’s What’s Coming Up   Monday May 11th 9:30-10am Coffee Clutch – Hosted by SANYS LI Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 200 922 882 One tap mobile +19292056099,,200922882# US (New York)   1:00 – 2:00pm Every Monday SARTAC National Self Advocacy Call (contact Karen Topper for link)   Tuesday May 12th 11a-12p Communication is Key Chat with Center for Self- Advocacy or Call in: 1 646 876 9923 Meeting ID: 632 063 927   Tuesday Wellness Series, 4-5pm.  Every Tuesday, May 12th through June 30th These calls will be a follow up to the Wellness Activity on the Wednesday call the week before during this week’s meeting people will have the opportunity to make their own hand sanitizer Zoom Link: Meeting ID: 828 3185 1943 Call # 1-929-205-6099   Wednesday May 13th   1-2pm Wednesday Advocacy-Wellness "Staying Connected" Zoom: Advocacy with Sam Mattle, CEO Center for Self-Advocacy shares the New Rules/Guidelines from OPWDD   2-3 Wellness with Shameka Adrews, SANYS Outreach Coordinator will lead us in a brief meditation; Right of the Week with Marilyn Stata, OPWDD Rights Advocacy Liaison; Wellness Quote of the Week with Renee Christian, Life Coach; "Strive for Five" Activity with SANYS Board Members: Colleen Mackin and Matt Hofele; Michelle Flood, LI Coordinator. Zoom Link:  Meeting ID# 209 850 037 Call # 1-929-205-6099  

Thursday May 14th

11a-12p Communication is Key Chat with Center for Self Advocacy: Leadership Focus  or Call in: 1 646 876 9923 Meeting ID: 632 063 927

1:00-2:00 pm SARTAC National Self Advocacy Call (contact Karen Topper for link)   Friday May 15th 1:00 -3:00 pm Staying Connected SANYS Support Group/Open Mic- This week we will tape a short video to honor our frontline workers. Wear your self- advocacy shirt! FL/Western Every Friday  Or call in: 1 929 205 6099 Meeting ID: 477 357 603   Saturday May 16th 7:30pm DJ Jammin Joe Saturday Dance Party