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With more than 700 AT services and trainings annually, WIHD’s Assistive Technology program changes lives every day.

WIHD is the caring and comprehensive medical home for over 6,500 individuals with developmental disabilities.

WIHD's Child Welfare facilities get a makeover.

OCTOBER 15
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

On the Oval / Cedarwood Hall / Valhalla, NY

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Wednesday, 20th September, 2017

WIHD will be open for business as usual.

Areas of Focus

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UCEDD

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

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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

WIHD LEND trainees and staff

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

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.

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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.

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Recent News

Dr. Patricia Seagriff receives Community Service Award from NYMC

August 1st, 2017|0 Comments

WIHD Director of Dental Services, Patricia Seagriff, DDS, received a Community Service Award from New York Medical College (NYMC). She was nominated by Dr. Morales, the Chief of the NYMC Department of Dental Medicine. She [...]

Dr. Patricia Seagriff coordinates Special Olympics Special Smiles event

August 1st, 2017|0 Comments

WIHD Director of Dental Services, Patricia Seagriff, DDS, coordinated the Special Olympics Special Smiles event on May 6th at West Point. For the last 17 years, Dr. Seagriff has coordinated the event, which includes dentists, [...]

WIHD Receives $547,000 Grant for Medical Research

July 19th, 2017|0 Comments

WIHD is proud to announce it was awarded a federal grant of $547,000 for medical research, training and education of human services professionals, and innovative program development. The funding was allocated through the Department of [...]

WIHD Receives State Grant for New Dental Van

July 19th, 2017|0 Comments

WIHD is proud to announce it was awarded a $376,826 grant from the New York State Health Care Transformation Program to replace a van which brings dental services directly to people with developmental disabilities. WIHD’s [...]