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.
Sunday, 23rd July, 2017
WIHD will be open for business as usual.
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
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 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 [...]
WIHD Community Training Coordinator, Jenna Lequia, PhD, and WIHD Director of Community and Family Education, Naomi Brickel, MSEd, attended the 2017 Special Education Legislative Summit in Alexandria, Virginia July 9-July 11. They were two of [...]
Dr. Jenna Lequia has been elected to the presidential line of the NYS Council for Exceptional Children Executive Board. In her first year, Dr. Lequia will serve as vice president. Congratulations to Jenna!