Our Team

Sarah Kuriakose, PhD, BCBA-D, NYC RCASD Director
Dr. Sarah Kuriakose is a clinical psychologist and the Clinical Director of the Autism Spectrum Disorder Research and Clinical Program at the Child Study Center. She oversees all NYC RCASD activities and resources. She is an expert in behavioral treatments for ASD and evidence-based treatments for co-occurring conditions such as anxiety and ADHD.

Michelle Simes, LMSW, NYC RCASD Program Coordinator
Michelle is a social worker who coordinates information, referrals, and programming for the NYC RCASD. She works with individuals, parents, and caregivers, and various schools and organizations within the region.