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Young Seh Bae

Professional Background

Educational Background

Doctor of Philosophy, Focus on Intellectual Disability and Autism

¡Teachers College, Columbia University, Department of Health and Behavioral Studies, New York, NY

Master of Science in Special Education, Major in Special Education in Childhood Education

¡The City University of New York, Department of Education, College of Staten Island (CSI), Staten Island, NY

Master of Art in Business Education in Higher Education

¡New York University, Department of Business Education, School of Education, New York, NY

Bachelor of Art in Business Administration

¡EWHA Womans University, Seoul, Korea


Scholarly Interests

Austism, Intellectual disability, Behavioral heatlh of children and adolescents in disvers community, Culturally responsive approach for culturally diverse community

Selected Publications

Bae, Y. S., Chiang, H. M., & Hickson, L. (2015). Mathematical Word Problem Solving Ability of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their Typically Developing Peers. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 1-9. Tournaki, N., Bae, Y. S., & Kerekes, J. (2008). Rekenrek: A Manipulative Used to Teach Addition and Subtraction to Students with Learning Disabilities. Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 6(2), 41-59.

professional presentations

Bae, Y.S. (May, 2014). Standard-based reform in the U.S. and its impact on special education instructional supports, The 21th International Seminar, Ministry of Education, Republic of Korea, National Institute for Special Education (KNISE), Asan, South Korea. Bae, Y.S. (April, 2014). Factors associated with word problems solving of students with ASDs and their typical peers. Presented at the Conversations in Special Education Symposia, St. Johns University, Department of Human Services and Counseling, School of Education, Queens, NY. Bae, Y.S. (October, 2013). Word problems solving of higher functioning students with ASDs.Presented at the Annual Convention of the Council of Exceptional Children (CEC), New York State Federation, Melville, NY. Bae, Y.S. (November, 2013). Parents' involvement and contributions to special education in the U.S. Keynote Speech presented at the Annual Gala, Virginia Korean-American Disabled People's Association, Fairfax, VA. Bae, Y.S. (June, 2013). Education and services for adults and adolescents with developmental disability. Lecture conducted for the Korean-American Behavioral Health Association, Developmental Disabilities Conference funded by the New York State Developmental Disability Planning Council, Flushing, NY. Bae, Y.S. & Dell, J. (October, 2009). General education teachers' attitudes toward inclusion and the effects of in-service training. Presented at the Annual Convention of the Council of Exceptional Children (CEC), New York State Federation, Buffalo, NY. Bae, Y.S. (May, 2009). Schema-based word problem solving for students with disabilities.Presented at the City University of New York, 2nd Annual Mathematics Connections Conference, The Education Department of the College of Staten Island and The Murphy Institute, Staten Island, NY. Tournaki, N., Bae, Y. S., & Kerekes, J. (November, 2007). Arithmetic rack: a new mathematics manipulative for students with learning disabilities, Presented at the Council of Exceptional Children (CEC), New York State Federation, Annual Convention, Albany, NY.

HBSE 4000: Introduction to special education

Offered all terms. Enrollment limited to 25 students. Emphasis is placed on the identification of characteristics of individuals with disabilities and the impact of the characteristics on the learner and family members of the learner. The course is a study of the nature, psychosocial, and educational needs of individuals across the lifespan with physical, mental, emotional, or sensory impairments. Particular attention is placed on the way these special education programs fit, or should fit, into ongoing work in schools. Totally online versions of this course are available for non- HBSE majors in spring and summer A and B terms. Special fee: $25.

HBSE 4002: Instruction and curriculum for students with and without disabilities

Curriculum development and research-validated methods of instructing students with and without disabilities from early childhood through adolescence, including methods of teaching reading and mathematics and methods of enrichment and remediation. Materials fee: $10.

HBSE 4701: Observation and student teaching in special education: Intellectual disability/autism

Permission required. Course requires 3-5 days a week for participation in community, school, and agency programs and a weekly seminar on campus.

Centers and Projects

Center for Opportunities & Outcomes for People with Disabilities

The Center for Opportunities and Outcomes for People with Disabilities confronts the challenges facing special education today through its commitment to the production of knowledge and professional expertise aimed at supporting the full inclusion of people with disabilities in society. The broad-based research, evaluation, and demonstration activities of the Center reflect an emphasis on empowering people with disabilities by increasing their capacity and opportunities for self-determination, reducing their vulnerability to victimization and abuse, and addressing the disability-related issues of culturally and ethnically diverse groups, including women and minorities. The Center encourages national and international partnerships aimed at strengthening the connection between research and policy.

Hsu-Min Chiang

Contact Information:
Box 223  
(212) 678-8346