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.
Help WIHD's Child Welfare facilities get a makeover.
Friday, 27th May, 2016
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
We'd like to introduce you to the newly redesigned Lower Hudson Early Childhood Direction Center (ECDC) webpage! You will now be able to easily explore the many resources ECDC has to offer, including their newly developed learning module [...]
WIHD staff member and LEND faculty member, Dr. Patty Towle, presented two posters at the International Meeting for Autism Research last week in Baltimore, MD. Her two posters were titled: "School Placement Outcomes and Services [...]
WIHD staff member, Mitchell Levitz, attended the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) Buddy Walk on Washington. Mitchell served on the planning committee for this event. He also presented a "Champions of Change Award" to Senator Chuck [...]
WIHD LEND Trainees traveled to Washington DC last week for the 2016 Disability Policy Seminar. As part of their experience, they attended meetings on Capitol Hill with Senators and Representatives from New York state.