We’ve Got a Top Notch Team!
Young Seh Bae, Ph.D.
Founder Dr. Bae is a mother of two young men. One of her sons, Eugene, is a person with autism. Ever since her son’s more
Joon Her graduated from Hunter College where he majored in Psychology. With an interest in pursuing more
Mrs. MJ Kim has a son, Willfree, who is a person with a psychiatric diagnosis. She has played a key role in more
Kelly Hur is a mom of twin boys and lives in Long Island. Prior to joining CIDA, she worked in kids and family entertainment more
Kelly received a Bachelor of Business Administration from The George Washington University and a Master of Arts in Communication from Johns Hopkins University. She will be starting her second master’s degree in special education at St. John’s University in fall 2020.
Haewa Park (Intake Specialist) lives in Queens with her husband and two children. After her second child more
Wendy Xia is a Chinese-American parent who is actively involved in her child’s school and other Chinese parents’ networks more
She also has a continuing education credential from Biola University and has received a Certificate in Integrative Counseling in 2018. Her tasks include: reaching out to Chinese parents and schools in Queens, coordinating parent training events, translating and interpreting, training and one-on-one assistant sessions.
Jiyoung Kim Ph.D.
Dr. Kim is an education specialist with diverse knowledge and experience in the field of special education. more
2020 Interns – Shining Through COVID-19
Jamie Lee graduated from Hunter College with a degree in Psychology. more
Bella Hwang is a student at Tufts University studying Classics and Computer Science. more
Devin Bae is in senior year of his undergraduate term at Cornell University. more
Joy Chung is a mother of 2 children. She had worked as a part time pharmacist more
Suah Chung is a rising junior at Stuyvesant High School and aims to pursue medicine. more
Hello, my name is Daniel Jeon and I am currently a student at Stuyvesant High School. more
Joeun Huh graduated from Tufts university in 2012, majored fine arts and attended more
Isaac So is a rising senior at the Bronx High School of Science. more
Jenny Kim is a rising junior at Stony Brook University majoring in Health Science. more
Joanne Ryu is a recent graduate from New York University with a degree in Applied more
Erin graduated from Boston University in 2019 with a degree in Special Education, specializing in severe disabilities. more
2019 Interns – Bringing Positive Impact
Kate is a student at St. Francis Prep. She is excited to work with CIDA over the summer to help make more
Kevin Chun is currently a junior in Binghamton University studying Finance. He appreciates learning more
2018 Interns – Shining light on the Next Generation of Leaders
Erin is currently a rising senior at Boston University, majoring in Severe Special Education. more
Charlotte is a student at New York University majoring in Applied Psychology with minors in creative more
Lesley attends New York University and is studying Foreign Language Teaching. She is looking forward to more
Maria attends Johns Hopkins University and studies Computer Science as an undergraduate student. more
Bella Hwang is a high school student studying at Bergen County Academies with a focus in business. more