Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Come on down!- Next week: Lots Happening

Please share with Day Hab providers, SA Groups, families, and anyone else interested!

Monday October 16th Autism Awareness day at Jamestown Community College 9am -1pm. Keynote Speaker is a mom of a son with autism. The Self AdvoCatts will also be there presenting, and SANYS will be there too

Wednesday October 18th Disability History celebration at the Museum of disAbility History 3826 Main Street. 10am - 1pm. Reporter Angela Christophoros will join a panel of disability rights advocates, SANYS will be presenting on Medicaid Advocacy, and there will be tours of the museum for a small fee. Bring your lunch and have it with us during the talks. 

Thursday October 19th Disability History celebration at the Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square Buffalo. 10am -1pm. Speakers include: Nick Heilig of Full Access travel, Mike Robinson of the National Federation of the Blind, Frank Cammarata of the Erie County Office for People with Disabilities, and former YALT Student Chris Polisoto. The Erie County Board of Elections will also be there to let people try out the accessible voting machines with a famous debate between self advocates BJ Stasio and Mike Rogers, otherwise known as Peanut Butter and Jelly vs. Bologna. Who will win the election? You can cast your vote to find out and learn about the machines in the process. 

Hope to see you soon! 

Sophia Roberts
Self Advocacy Association of NYS
Supervising Coordinator
SANYS Management Team
Cell: (716) 560-9307

"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart." - Helen Keller

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