Friday, September 28, 2018

Gaelynn Lea SAinAction On the Road Interview

Welcome to our first episode of SAinAction On the Road. Join host Alex Insight as he has a great conversation with artist Gaelynn Lea before her show at The Niagara Falls Convention Center.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

October is Disability History Month!

Please mark your calendars for these important events:

VOICE Accessibility Task Force Monthly Meeting October 10, 2018 695 Elmwood Ave Buffalo - this meeting is for people who are interested in increasing accessibility for people with disabilities in Buffalo

"Focus on the Future, Remember the Past" October 11th, 2018 10am -1pm at McKinley Mall. Check out cool tools in tech for making life better. See demonstrations by people with disabilities of how they use everyday technology to communicate, work, live, and game!

DDAWNY Candidates Hour October 12th, 2018 10am -11am at Southeast Works 181 Lincoln St, Depew. Meet the political candidates who are running for election this November.

No Tap Bowling Tournament October 13th 2018 1pm and 3:30pm at 11249 Maple Ridge Rd Medina, NY. Win money bowling! Fundraiser for the All Stars SA group. Call (585) 318-4474 for more info

Exceptional Entrepreneurs Expo October 13th, 2018 10am -3pm at the Museum of disAbility History 3826 Main Street, Buffalo, NY. Free event with lots of people who own their own business and ideas for fun things to do with your life!

An Hour with Senator Ortt/ Voter Education and Access October 18th, 2018 10am -1pm at the Museum of disAbility History 3826 Main Street, Buffalo, NY. 10-11am Listening Forum with Senator Ortt. 11-12:30pm Try out the Accessible Voting machines 12:30 Suitcase History project presentation by Dave Mack-Hardiman. Free. Pizza fundraiser on site $5 for 2 slices and a drink

Leadership Day October 27th, 2018 12pm-4pm at North Buffalo Community Center 203 Sanders Rd Buffalo. Self advocates and community advocates coming together to learn and teach about issues important to us. A must attend for people who are/ want to be leaders. Poets and artists will present as well. 





Friday, July 27, 2018


On the Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, we walked and rolled to bring awareness to issues of access. Congradulations to everyone to made the grueling 2 and a half mile walk yesterday! Kaylin Corbran sums things up, while showing her fierce determination:

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Fwd: Self Advocacy Night at the Texas Roadhouse


Monday, June 4th, 2018 4pm - 10pm

Texas Roadhouse Fundraiser

Support Self Advocates and have a great meal, fun, & games at Texas Roadhouse locations across WNY!

When you dine at Texas Roadhouse on June 4th, 2018 they will donate 10% of your check to SANYS:

  • Visit the restaurant or order take out and bring the attached flyer for your location with you to give to the server.
  • At the Texas Roadhouse locations in Cheektowaga, Tonawanda, Rochester, and Elmira
  • Monday June 4th, 2018 4pm-10pm

Bring your recreation group, friends, and family- many locations have fun activities for kids- and join friends from self advocacy! Don't forget to download and print out the flyer for your location and give it to your server to support the fundraiser.

Click on the location you would like to attend to download the flyer:
Cheektowaga Texas Roadhouse Flyer
Tonawanda Texas Roadhouse Flyer
Rochester Texas Roadhouse Flyer
Elmira Texas Roadhouse Flyer

With thanks and appreciation from the Western Regional Self Advocacy Conference Fundraising Committee and the SANYS Western region board members. Hope to see you there!

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Guest Speakers from Singapore and the Alberti Anti-Bullying Center at the Regional Self Advocacy Meeting

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Hello! At this month's Western Regional Self Advocacy meeting we will have some exciting guest speakers:
  • Brie Kishel from the Alberti Center for Anti-Bullying will talk about a new anti-bullying project
  • UB Graduate student Kharuna Jaichandra from Singapore, China will talk about what life is like in Singapore for people with disabilities as well as learn what life is like here for us.
Gwen Squire, the DDAWNY Self Advocate representative will also be in attendance to gather information for the next DDAWNY Board meeting.

The Western Regional Self Advocacy meeting will be held at Belmont Housing Services, 1195 Main Street, Buffalo, NY from 6-7:30pm Thursday May 17th, 2018.

If you would like to join in on Facebook and watch the meeting live, please send me an email.

Hope to see some of you there!
Sophia
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Monday, April 16, 2018

Fantastic Speaker Series for Self Advocates, Families, and Professionals

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Fantastic Speaker Series from Partners in Policymaking


Learn from dynamic, national and international leaders in the field of inclusion and self advocacy by attending on-line or in person the Partners in Policymaking Speaker Series. These exciting speakers will provide you with a great education if you are looking to expand understanding and your tools to be a positive force for people with disabilities in the world. Click here to see the whole series.

The cost is free for Partners Graduates and only $25 for the entire series. Very well worth it!
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Thanks for being part of the self-advocacy movement. People with developmental disabilities speaking up for themselves and others!

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