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.
Friday, 26th May, 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 congratulates Baturu Mboge, former Medicaid Service Coordinator Supervisor and NYMC PhD candidate, on his 2nd Place award for his poster presentation on Female Genital Cutting in The Gambia at the NYMC School for Health [...]
Dr. Patty Towle and recent LEND graduate, Jacqueline Faison, PhD, presented their poster at the New York Medical College School of Health Sciences and Practice Fifth Annual Research and Scholarship Day on May 11. Their [...]
Dr. Beth Reiman from the Children's Advocacy Center presented the first annual "Extra Mile Award" to Detective Thomas Munnelly from the Port Chester Police Department. The "Extra Mile Award" is given to a member of [...]
On Monday, April 24th, medical and dental students from the New York Medical College (NYMC) student chapter of American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD) attended the monthly meeting of WIHD’s self-advocacy group, Hear [...]