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
Jiyoung Kim Ph.D.
Dr. Kim is an education specialist with diverse knowledge and experience in the field of special education. more
Mrs. MJ Kim has a son, Willfree, who is a person with a psychiatric diagnosis. She has played a key role in more
Frank J. Brescia
Mr. Frank J. Brescia has extensive corporate and nonprofit experience in New York City (staff and vocational training, more
Haewa Park (Intake Specialist) lives in Queens with her husband and two children. After her second child 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.
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.
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