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Our Team

At Our Special Story, we believe every child’s potential

is far beyond our imagination. 

 

They never fail to surprise us with what they can do.

Our mission is to help children with autism reach their highest potential.

 

We are a team of dedicated behaviour therapists who strive to walk every step of the way with our families and empower every child with the skills needed to achieve functional independence.

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"Some see the disabilities,

I see the possibilities"

Grace Tan

Behaviour Consultant

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Criminology);

Bachelor of Psychological Sciences (Honours)

Grace began her journey teaching children with autism and special needs 9 years ago. Grace loves the laughter and smiles of her students and seeing the little improvements they make. She is passionate about providing children with special needs an avenue to express themselves and believes in growing their strengths. She advocates for inclusive classrooms where children with all abilities can learn together. 

Fun Fact:

Grace has a cute dog named 'Meatball'.

She is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) brown belt and teaches BJJ kids classes as well. 

Jeannie Yong

"I believe every student can learn, just not in the same way or not on the same day"

Jeannie Yong

Behaviour Consultant

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology);

Bachelor of Science (Business Administration)

Jeannie has worked with children with autism for more than 10 years. Witnessing the progress of the children under her care has kept her going and she strongly believes in the importance of early intervention. She also hopes to do her part to advocate towards an inclusive society.

Fun Fact: 

Jeannie is always on a hunt for good food and enjoys visiting the animals at the zoo with her 2 children!

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"Celebrate every accomplishment a child achieves, no matter how small it might seem"

Lin Sujie

Case Supervisor

Bachelor of Science (Psychology)

Since 2015, Sujie has been working with children with autism in one-to-one as well as group setting. Through her experience in parent and community training, Sujie see the importance of community support in raising a child with autism. She also believes in embracing the differences and seeing past the label of autism.

Fun Fact: 

Sujie enjoys traveling to other countries and experiencing different cultures around the world. 

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"If you have met one individual with autism, you've met one individual with autism

- Stephen Shore

Tan Jia Yi

Case Supervisor

Bachelor of Psychological Science

With over 8 years of experience, Jia Yi has been working with children from diverse backgrounds and has seen them grow in unexpected and wonderful ways. He is a firm believer of the importance of balancing between the individuality of the child as well as the need to provide a child the skills necessary to further develop in this ever-changing world.

 

Fun Fact:

Jia Yi has experience in multiple artistry, such as embroidery, calligraphy, watercolour, and crochet.

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"A little step is all it takes"

Rachel Loo

Senior Behavior Therapist

Bachelor of Science (Psychology)

Rachel believes every child deserves equal opportunity to blossom at their own pace. Being a part of their growth brings her joy and fulfilment, knowing that children with special needs are not walking alone on their journey. Witnessing the little improvements are rewarding, but their smiles truly never fail to brighten her day! Rachel hopes to equip each child with the necessary tools to adapt in this fast-paced world. 

Fun Fact:
Rachel loves the outdoors, from hiking to cycling, you name it! Water sports is also one of her many passions especially swimming, since young.

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"Every child has a different learning style and pace. Each child is unique, not only capable of learning but also capable of succeeding"

Maisarah Isabella

Behavior Therapist

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

Maisarah strongly feels that recognizing the achievements attained by children with autism, no matter how big or small, is important. She wants the children to know that their growth and progress matters. Teaching children with autism may be challenging, but when she sees them learn, the rewards she gain are overflowing and encourages her to keep going. 

 

Fun fact:
Maisarah is a huge foodie, where she likes trying out various dishes from different cuisines. She also finds joy in singing during her free time.

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"Be a rainbow in

someone else's cloud"

- Maya Angelou

Siti Juliana

Behavior Therapist

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) 

Siti believes every child deserves the opportunity to thrive and achieve their highest potential. She is passionate about teaching children with autism through fun and engaging lessons that are especially tailored for them. She also acknowledges the importance of recognising the children’s efforts and celebrating their accomplishments, no matter how small they may seem to others. 

Fun fact:

Siti finds a lot of joy in baking Kueh Lapis. It takes a lot of patience and effort, but the end product is rewarding. You might even see her carry a tray of 30 eggs home from work!

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"Everybody is a genius"

- Albert Einstein

Joey Quek

Behavior Therapist

Bachelor of Arts (Fine Arts)

Joey has been teaching children from diverse background since 2020. Seeing them learn and grow encourages her to keep going. She believes that every child has infinite potential, but one has to explore it. Joey is passionate to unlock the children’s potential and making positive impact in every child that she works with. 

Fun Fact:

Joey is an animal lover. She has a dog, two rabbits and eight hamsters!

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"Every child is unique and wonderful in their own ways"

T Ranjita Joy

Behavior Therapist

Bachelor of Psychological Science

Joy strongly believes that each child is unique, viewing it as a privilege to make a difference in the lives of these previous individuals. Having worked with children with autism, she never fails to be amazed at each child's potential and finds immense joy in watching them grow into the individuals they are meant to be! 

Fun Fact:

Joy loves to sing and enjoys playing the guitar. She also loves clouds that look like cotton candy and always wished she could eat them!

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"Every seed will grow"

Ching Wei Yee

Behavior Therapist

Bachelor of Science (Psychology)

Wei Yee has 2 years of experience working in the field of special needs. She is passionate about bringing out the best in every child, and is highly motivated to be a part of this journey in supporting them and seeing their little improvements. She believes that every child has the opportunity to reach their highest potential.

Fun Fact:

Wei Yee is a dog lover, and has a cute pomeranian dog. She also enjoys traveling to different countries to experience their cultures and try out new food!

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"Diversity is a fact,

inclusion is an act"

Cynthia Tiong

Behavior Therapist

Bachelor of Science (Psychology)

Cynthia believes that every one of us is special, and that strengths are found through differences. In each child, Cynthia searches for the little spark waiting to be discovered and ignited. She is excited to be part of a community that embraces and supports differentiated abilities and needs. 

Throughout her years as an educator in the field, Cynthia finds great joy in celebrating every achievement and taking each step alongside the children and caregivers that she works with. 

Fun fact:

Cynthia enjoys creating with her hands, such as painting and embroidery. She also loves being outdoors gardening, cruising on her long board, and going for walks!

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"Every child, regardless of ability, is a star; some stars just need more help illuminating their sky"

Kamelia

Behavior Therapist

Bachelor of Science (Psychology)

Kamelia strongly believes in the importance of recognising every child's unique strengths and celebrating their achievements, no matter how small.  Each child deserves an equal opportunity to learn in a nurturing environment. Being part of  their growth and witnessing their individual progress brings her joy. By providing personalised support, she aspires for every child to attain a bright future. 

Fun fact: 

Kamelia loves cats so much that she will always bring a snack or two to feed the stray cats on the way home. She loves dancing too!

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"See the good in all you encounter"

Cecilia Yeoh

Behavior Therapist

Bachelor of Science (Psychology) (ongoing)

Cecilia aims to foster an inclusive society for marginalised communities. She believes in creating a safe and supportive environment for children with special needs to thrive in your own unique way. To her, every child's needs deserves to be heard, no matter how they express them. With that, it truly warms her heart to nurture, recognise and witness every little progress children make! 

 

Ultimately, she hopes to enable people from all walks of life to create change for children with special needs. 

Fun fact:

Cecilia has a sweet tooh and loves exploring various desserts. She also enjoys dancing during her free time!

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