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Headway of Western New York is a support and advocacy agency for persons with brain injuries and other disabilities and the Regional Resource Center/Single Point of Entry for the Department of Health's Nursing Home Transition and Diversion Waiver and the Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver.
Every twenty-one seconds, someone in the United States sustains a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
The effects can be devastating for the survivors, as well as their families and friends. It can rob a family of a loved one they knew and return bring pain, sorrow, devastation and a life of incredible struggle. Each year 230,000 persons are hospitalized with traumatic brain injury and survive.
Since 1985, Headway of Western New York has been there to help. We are a volunteer support, advocacy and resource organization, founded by caring families and individuals who have survived brain injury and other disabilities. We are a not-for-profit agency that provides support groups, educational materials, in-service seminars, recreational opportunities, resource and referral services as well as linkage for case management and more.