Good News from SDMNY

2022

Friends Make A Wonderful SDMA Signing Ceremony Special For SDMNY 
Celebrating The Amazing Moms In Our SDMNY Community 
3 Days, 3 Presentations: Spreading The Word About Supported Decision-Making
Another Self-Advocate Signs Her SDMA on the Way to Restoration of Her Rights
Supported Decision-Making to be Featured at Major Autism Conference
A New Beginning, and Welcoming a New SDMNY Staff Member
An SDMA Signing on the Way to Restoration
SDMA Law Passes the State Senate Unanimously
An SDMA Signed: A Guardianship Averted
SDMNY Joins Global “Right To Decide” Network
A Moving SDMA Signing Ceremony with a Message for Parents
SDM Comes to a New School
Double Good News
Spreading the Word About SDM and SDMNY Facilitation
Good News About Good News
A Strong Self Advocate Affirms Her Independence
Celebrating Two More Long Island SDMAs
(Belatedly) Celebrating The Arc Westchester’s First SDMA Signing–And Nancy Succoso!
News, At Least Some Of It Good

2021

New Year 2022
Another Talented Decision-Maker Signs His SDMA
Really, Really, Really Good News (OPWDD Grant Announcement)
SDMNY Advisory Council Reconvenes
An Early Good News For Thanksgiving
SDMNY Goes Live Again For The First Time In 20 Months! 
Another Talented Decision-Maker Signs Her SDMA
Saying Ciao to Naomi
Westchester GAL Training Features SDM 
SDMNY And Cooke School Launch Curricular Initiative
New SDMA Statutes Point Toward Need to Educate Decision-Makers and Supporters
SDMNY Holds 12th Facilitator Training
SDM Goes to the US Senate
SDMNY Advisory Council Welcomes Two New Members
A Great Partnership Continues
Decision-Maker Moves Into Media Production
Three More States Enact SDMA Laws
A Double Celebration
An Amazing Campaign For Disability Inclusion
Working with the Surrogates Court
Catching Up: More Wonderful Decision-Makers Sign Their SDMAs
Decision-Makers Encourage Others To Try SDM
A Signing Ceremony “For the Birds”
Support in Decisions Around Art and Culture
Independence Day
Another “International” SDMA signing
A Very Irish SDMA Signing
A friend and supporter validates
the use of SDM and SDMAs for
people on the autism spectrum
SDMNY Honored
A Signing Ceremony with a
Deadline!
Prestigious Fourth National
Guardianship Summit
Embraces SDM
A Signing Ceremony Muy Especial
Our First SDMNY Restoration
From ceremony, to work, to (delayed) celebration
We’re Still Here
What a Difference a Year Makes
SDM meets Mediation
A Year of Covid-19
Celebrating Joan Cornachio
Celebrating the First SDMA from the Inclusion Project at Queens College
SDMNY Launches New, Improved Website
Another Decision-Maker Joins the SDMNY Advisory Council
SDM and SDMNY make it to the NYS court website
A Star Self-Advocate signs her SDMA
SDM Comes to the New York State Bar Association
An SDMA “Sister Act”
Making Supported Decisions Legal
Celebrating the new year with SDMAs, and many more to come!

2020

Happy New Year! 2021
The SDMNY Videos
SDM in the National Agenda!
Giving & Getting: SDMNY Partners with the Hunter College
Silberman School of Social Work
Thanksgiving-2020
SDM Meets the Education System
SDMNY Advisory Council Conference Remarks remind us how we are part of a world-wide human rights movement
We the People are the Decision-Makers of SDMNY
Decision-Makers Talk About the Right to Vote
More SDMAs Coming
First Long Island SDMA Signing
Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg, “Notorious RBG” for her contributions to Disability Rights
Decision-Makers Got Talent – MO BARZ
A Really Cool SDMA Signing Ceremony
SDMNY is Everywhere, Even the Czech Republic
Marisol Does it All
Belated Happy Birthday to the ADA
SDMNY Launches New Initiative with AIM Services
Decision-Makers Choose the Areas in which They Want Support
Kristin Booth Glen Albany Law Review Article
Protecting the Right to Vote for Everyone
A Great Decision Restoring Rights to a Person Under Guardianship
SDMNY Year 4 Project Updates
Congratulations to Ketrina
Facilitator Debby and a Supporter from North Carolina