Monday, 23rd January, 2017

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

Karen Edwards, MD MPH received 2016 AUCD President’s Award

January 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Dr. Edwards, Vice President for Education, Training and Research, Co-UCEDD Director and LEND Program Director at WIHD, received the AUCD President’s Award. The award is presented to the outgoing President of the AUCD Board of [...]

Completion of the Building on Excellence Child Welfare Initiative

January 4th, 2017|0 Comments

They say good things come to those who wait. . . for the clients and staff of WIHD's child welfare programs, the wait is finally over and great things have indeed come.  Thanks to the [...]

Recruitment for 2017-2018 Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship is now underway

November 28th, 2016|0 Comments

WIHD is now recruiting applicants for its 2017-2018 Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship for the Child Welfare/Pediatric Disabilities track and the Behavioral Psychology/Applied Behavior Analysis/Developmental Disabilities track.  For more information, please visit our Psychology Training page by [...]

WIHD welcomes new LEND class

September 13th, 2016|0 Comments

WIHD is pleased to welcome the new 2016-2017 LEND class. The new LEND class represents a numbers of disciplines: Advocacy, Audiology, Family Specialist, Genetics, Occupational Therapy, Nursing, Public Administration, Public Health, Psychology, Social Work, Special [...]