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Thursday, 27th July, 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.

CLICK HERE FOR THE RESOURCE AND PRODUCT LIBRARY

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

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 [...]

Dr. Jenna Lequia and Naomi Brickel attend 2017 Special Education Legislative Summit

July 12th, 2017|0 Comments

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. Lequia elected to NYS Council for Exceptional Children Executive Board

June 28th, 2017|0 Comments

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!