About Us

Joyeux provides development and educational services to children with special or additional needs across Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and the wider Malaysia area. We specialise in Early Intervention and Educational Therapy and help children with a wide range of conditions or challenges that create barriers in their learning and overall development.

We fully appreciate that trying to navigate the challenges of any special needs or development issue with your child can be frustrating, stressful and even worrisome at times. However, as specialists in all aspects of childhood development, we work to create a plan that will help find the best route ahead for your child.

So if your child requires any assistance in overcoming any barriers within their development, we encourage you to get in touch to see how our services can be of benefit.

The meaning of ‘Joyeux’ denotes merry or joyful, and this is important because this is exactly the outcome we strive to create for your child and ultimately your wider family, through the services that we provide.

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Jiarou Ooi
Joyeux Founder & CEO

Jiarou Ooi is the founder and CEO of Joyeux, with over a decade of experience in working with children with special needs, working as a registered Senior Educational Therapist and Handwriting Specialist. Jiarou brings a broad level of experience to the table, having worked in different settings such as EIPIC, childcare, preschool centres and private settings.

With an acute understanding of early childhood intervention, children’s diagnosis, sensory profile and behaviour, Jiarou has an inspirational and motivational approach towards special education.

Above all else, Jiarou is extremely passionate about working with children with special needs and their families. Demonstrating a patient and friendly approach throughout her sessions, Jiarou’s work enables children with learning disabilities and their families to receive much-needed support in navigating any specific challenges the child may be facing.

Educational Qualifications


  • Master in Inclusive and Special Education, Monash University
  • Specialist Diploma in Early Childhood Learning Support, National Institute of Early Childhood Development
  • Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Intervention (Special needs), Ngee Ann Polytechnic
  • Certificate in Dyslexia and Literacy Teaching, Dyslexia Association Singapore
  • Certificate in Autism (EIP), Autism Resource Centre
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology, UCSI University


  • HWT Certified Handwriting Specialist
  • Handwriting without Tears® Handwriting Assessment workshop
  • Hanen 4 “I”s to Socialize – Coaching parents of Children with Autism and Social Communication Difficulties
  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Level 1 & 2
  • DIR Floortime®
  • Developing Math Readiness Skills
  • Developing Arithmetic Skills in Children with Special Needs
  • Improving Arithmetic Skills in Children with Special Needs
  • Learning Disorders management on: Auditory Processing Disorder
  • Using Art and Creativity to Build Social and Emotional Skills
  • Victoria Carlton’s Jolly Phonics Workshops
  • The Developmental Stages of Reading: Clinical Implications and Practical Solutions for the child with Learning Difference

ES Chan
Joyeux Co-Founder

Within the current generation, children are exposed to tablets, iPads and other smart devices. It is now part of our everyday lives. Instead of when and how to limit tech use for kids, Joyeux’s direction is to include and utilise devices for visual learning, reading, drawing and watching videos.

In fact, technology can be incredibly beneficial, especially in terms of improving children’s communication with their parents, and ensuring children stay up to date with the latest learning trends.

With physical teaching and E-learning as well as the input from our expert therapist, I believe the entire concept will help our kids to grow effectively and leave no one behind in this new world of technology.

Ready To Make A Difference?

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