A support and advocacy agency
for individuals with brain injuries,
disabilities and seniors.
A support and advocacy agency
Headway's Community Outreach activities address topics related to TBI and other related cognitive disabilities. Each year, Headway is involved in a variety of educational outreach activities in the WNY community, including symposiums and educational presentations. On Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Headway will present: Featured Speaker: Dr. Laszlo Mechtler, Director, DENT Cannabis Clinic
Medical Cannabis: A Promising Therapy for TBI and other Cognitive Disabilities?
Headway's Community Outreach activities address topics related to TBI and other related cognitive disabilities. Each year, Headway is involved in a variety of educational outreach activities in the WNY community, including symposiums and educational presentations.
On Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Headway will present:
Dr. Laszlo Mechtler, Director,
DENT Cannabis Clinic
The event will also include a presentation by:
PharmaCannis Amherst Dispensary
A Health and Wellness Fair
Schedule of Events outlined on flyer below:
Limited space is available for the Health and Wellness Fair. If you are interested in reserving a table, please contact us at 716-408-3100 or email at email@example.com
or complete the Response Form (follow link above) and return to us in mail.
Headway seeks to educate the community about the causes, consequences and means of prevention of brain injury.
We also offer Educational Outreach to schools, businesses and community groups.
Listed below are some of Headway's past educational community outreach offerings:
Brain Injury Rehabilitation: Benefits of Cognitive-Linguistic Treatment -
There's more to Speech Therapy
Headway's 2018 Annual Meeting and Educational Presentation
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Featured Speaker: Jess Young, M.S., CCC
Speech Language Pathologist
Jess led an informative discussion about common brain injury related cognitive and communication changes and how a Speech Language Pathologist is able to help with brain injury rehabilitation strategies.
Concussion and TBI
Headway's 2017 Annual Meeting and Educational Presentation focused on Concussion and TBI
The presentation was held on Wednesday, November 29, 2017
at the Museum of disABILITY History and featured:
Dr. John J. Leddy, MD, FACSM, FACP
Primary Sports Medicine,
UB Concussion Clinic
Dr. Leddy led an informal discussion and shared some valuable insights about concussion, symptoms and various treatment options.
Aging with Traumatic Brain Injury
Headway of WNY, Inc. offered a presentation of current research and discussion on May 4, 2016
Featuring brain injury specialists:
Dr. Gary Wang, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dr. Thomas Polisoto, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dr. Lisa Keenan, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at ECMC
This event was held at:
The Museum of disAbility History
Understanding Support Systems after Disability and Illness
Headway held its Annual Meeting and Presentation on
Thursday, November 5, 2015
This event was held at the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County on Delaware Avenue.
Dr. Lisa Keenan, Chief Licensed Clinical Health Psychologist
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at ECMC
Dr. Keenan offered an informative educational presentation:
Understanding Support Systems after Disability and Illness.
Many common experiences of TBI survivors and their families were discussed and the need for additional supports was addressed.