Headway of WNY, Inc.

A support and advocacy agency
for individuals with brain injuries,
disabilities and seniors.

Community Outreach

Headway's Community Outreach Activities include the following:

Educational Outreach to schools, businesses and community groups, as well as a variety of Educational Presentations and Symposiums.



Please see the Annual Meeting page for information about an Educational Presentation taking place on:

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the

Museum of disABILITY History



Listed below are some of Headway's past educational community outreach offerings:  


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.



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