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Get help finding an early childhood program, such as child care, nursery school, or after school care for an elementary age child. Westchester County Child Care Council of Westchester, Inc. Phone: 914-761-3456 Website: http://www.childcarewestchester.org Rockland County Child Care Resources of Ro...
Contact us for information about the Early Intervention process. Contact your local Early Intervention Program to refer a child for an evaluation, or for further information about services they provide. Westchester County 914-813-5094 Rockland County 845-364-2625 Putnam County 845-808-1640 ext. 4...
This interactive tool helps students prepare information that is relevant to IEP development. It will assist them to develop their own draft IEP to be shared with the rest of the IEP team and serve as a helpful resource to facilitate their participation in the discussion. Please find the Student ...
Marilyn Vitale, M.A., author of My Safety, My Responsibility, My Plan is a Program Coordinator at WIHD and can be contacted at mvitale@WIHD.org My Safety, My Responsibility, My Plan is a multi-session program to train adults with intellectual disabilities to understand and to be prepared for emer...
By Marilyn Vitale, Mitchell Levitz and Daniel Crimmins 

My Health, My Choice, My Responsibility is a training program developed at WIHD in collaboration with the Self-Advocacy Association of New York State (SANYS). Its purpose is to help individuals with developmental disabilities make healthy c...
Westchester Institute for Human Development University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities is pleased to announce the website “Taking Charge of My Health: Partners in Health Transition” is now available here. This website provides information and resources on health self-managemen...
In 2015 WIHD collaborated with the NY State Association for Community Residential Agencies (NYSACRA) to find ways to create more housing options for adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. The WIHD/NYSACRA team brought together housing professionals and other experts to create a ...
WIHDs Housing Learning Community brings together people with I/DD, families, provider agencies and housing professionals from all walks of life to help in negotiating the path to long term sustainable housing and support services. In May of 2014 WIHD hosted a conference that brought together nati...
“The purpose of this series, Research to Practice in Self-Determination, is to describe key issues in the field of developmental disabilities that can be enhanced by considering efforts to promote self-determination.” PDF
Module 1: Introduction to Adult Services Young people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities who are leaving school and transitioning to the world of work and independence are faced with an array of eligibility requirements, assessments and service options that can be confusing. This mo...
HEALTH SELF- MANAGEMENT INFORMATION AND RESOURCES “Taking Charge of My Health: Partners in Health Transition” provides information and resources on health self-management designed to guide teens and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), family members and caregiver...
The following video, “Transition into Kindergarten” highlights the important steps in the transition process between the Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and the Committee on Special Education (CSE). We are able to offer it through the generosity of the Mid-Hudson Early Childhood D...
The following learning module was created for parents about  the transition process from Early Intervention (EI) to the Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE).   The module will take you through the steps required for your child to make the transition from EI to CPSE. To view on YouTube...
Information for parents about the complicated diploma options in NYS. This resource can be provided during a CSE meeting (or any time!) and fulfills the requirements for school districts to provide written information to parents, as indicated in the Part 200 Regulations.
Information for parents about the complicated diploma options in NYS. This resource can be provided during a CSE meeting (or any time!) and fulfills the requirements for school districts to provide written information to parents, as indicated in the Part 200 Regulations.
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