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 Sciences and Practice Fifth Annual Research & Scholarship Day. Congratulations, Baturu!
WIHD LEND trainee and faculty member receive award at NYMC SHSP Fifth Annual Research and Scholarship Day
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 poster "DIR/Floortime Intervention and Young Children with Autism: A Systematic Review of the Literature" received the Honorable Mention award. Congratulations!
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 the multidisciplinary team responsible for the investigation and treatment of child abuse who go above and beyond to support the [...]
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 Our Voices. The topic of discussion was “Sports and Exercise for Active and Health Living”.
On Thursday, April 20th, staff from the New York State Department of Health presented to WIHD LEND trainees via webinar from Albany about state level policy concerning children and families. LEND trainees in Valhalla, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands participated in a rich discussion centered around the NYS Maternal and Child Health priorities, [...]
Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Young Children: A Workshop for Early Intervention Providers
Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Young Children: A Workshop for Early Intervention Providers, Psychologists, Special Educators, Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Service Coordinators, Administrators, and other interested individuals Where: WIHD, Cedarwood Hall, Auditorium, Valhalla, NY Date: May 16th OR May 23rd (select one--workshops are identical) Time: 8:30am-12:15pm To Register: May 16th: http://conta.cc/2oP4dKX [...]
Michelle Ballan, PhD of Stony Brook University provided a presentation on “Interpersonal Violence and Disability” to the WIHD LEND trainees on Thursday, March 2nd. Dr. Ballan’s research, teaching and service are dedicated to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. At Stony Brook University, she is Professor of Social Welfare, Professor of Family, Population [...]
The New York Medical College (NYMC) American Academy for Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD) student chapter volunteered at the 2017 Special Olympics Winter State Games at the Stewart Air National Guard Base in Poughkeepsie, NY. More than 1,000 athletes and coaches from across the state participated in games featuring competitions in Alpine Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing, [...]
WIHD is currently accepting applications for the Behavioral Psychology/Applied Behavior Analysis/Developmental Disabilities track for the 2017-2018 year, which will begin in September 2017. For more information, please visit: http://www.wihd.org/psychology-training/ and view the flyer by clicking here.
The 8th Annual Hispanic Parents Leadership Conference on Special Education will take place on Thursday, March 9, 2017 9:30am-2:00pm at Manhattanville College’s Reid Castle. The keynote speaker will be Angelica Infante Green, Deputy Commissioner of P-12 Instructional Support for the New York State Education Department. For more information about the conference, including how to register, [...]