Saturday, 27th August, 2016

WIHD will be open today with normal hours.

Areas of Focus


The University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) addresses the needs of the community through professional education programs, technical assistance, research, and dissemination of information. We provide health and human services to children and adults. MORE

Programs and Services

Westchester Institute for Human Development (WIHD) is a leader in the areas of disability and human development. WIHD addresses major social and health issues by developing and delivering medical, clinical and support services to individuals, their families and caregivers. MORE

Leadership and Continuing Education

Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND) is an interdisciplinary leadership training program, funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the federal government at 43 universities around the country. MORE


Research and evaluation activities at the Westchester Institute for Human Development include basic and applied research, evaluation, and the analysis of public policy related to individuals with developmental disabilities or vulnerable children, and their families. CLICK HERE FOR RESEARCH INFORMATION

Resources and Product Library

Westchester Institute for Human Development addresses the needs of the community through professional education programs, technical assistance, research, and dissemination of information.


Featured WIHD Videos

A Leader in the Making-Lyn Marie’s Story
Lyn-Marie is a former LEND graduate who speaks of the impact LEND has had on her life.


Recent News

Dr. Ansley Bacon appointed as Professor Emeritus at NYMC

August 12th, 2016|0 Comments

WIHD would like to congratulate Dr. Ansley Bacon on her recent appointment as Professor Emeritus in the School of Health Science and Practice at New York Medical College. This significant career milestone demonstrates Dr. Bacon's [...]

WIHD Community Welcomes New President and CEO, Dr. Susan Fox

July 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Pictured: Mary Zingaro and William Mayrik (GROW), Dr. Susan Fox and Marilyn Vitale (WIHD) On Thursday, July 21st, many members of the community gathered to welcome the new President and CEO of Westchester [...]

NYMC AADMD Student Chapter member, Michael Tarr, receives national award

July 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Michael Tarr, member of NYMC AADMD Student Chapter, received AADMD's Future Leader Baton Award. He was recognized for his stellar facilitation of the Virtual Grand Rounds Initiative. Congratulations to Michael!

Resources available on the newly redesigned ECDC webpage

May 18th, 2016|0 Comments

We'd like to introduce you to the newly redesigned Lower Hudson Early Childhood Direction Center (ECDC) webpage! You will now be able to easily explore the many resources ECDC has to offer, including their newly developed learning module [...]

Upcoming Events

Hear Our Voices Self Advocacy Group Meeting

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


September 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

CPSE/CSE Parent Member Training

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm