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59,255 special needs caregivers are listed on Care.com

The average rate is $18/hr as of July 2024

The average star rating for special needs caregivers is 4.6

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Damaris H.


Ashburn, VA

$20-25/hr3 yrs exp

I'm a babysitter with 6 years of background, setting designing and implementing age-appropriate activities for each kid. Working with new born, toddlers, children different ages. I'm also a mother of 2 boys, ages 15 and 17 years old.. My first experience as a Mother and Nanny I lived with my children My other qualifications...
5.0
"Thank you so much Damaris I appreciate all your help in caring for my daughter with down syndrome for the definite time of a week .. It was human to have you and trust you that you could do it and take care of my daughter the time I was not at home .. I hope this...

Karah C.

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Daniela O.


Sterling, VA

$16-26/hr

Caregiver

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

My name is Daniela. I live in Sterling, VA. I am 36 yo; I have been married for 15 years, and I have two kids, a 14 and 12 years old. I am looking for a job as a caregiver because that's what I love doing the most. After the pandemic hit, I was a caregiver of a young female adult with depression and anxiety, and an older man...
5.0
"I have multiple sclerosis and needed assistance with everyday life tasks in my house like cleaning out my fridge and folding laundry and prepping dinner. She smiled the entire time she was here. She is personable and friendly, dependable and thorough. Not only did...

Nancy D.

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Alexus K.


Ashburn, VA

$15-20/hr2 yrs exp

A Little About Me

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I have an associates degree in Early Childhood Education that I gained this May. I have worked with special needs children for a little over 2 years and it has become my passion. I am looking to continue my education to work with special needs children as my career. I would love to gain even more hands on experience to help me...
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Erika O.


Ashburn, VA

$14-25/hr7 yrs exp

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I've been babysitting ever since I was 12 y/o. It started out as watching over the younger kids in my neighborhood since I was the oldest kid there. In addition to this, I'd play with and watch over my younger cousins at family reunions while they were infants-toddlers. I volunteered at a local church through a youth bible...
Erika can also help with: Swimming supervision, light cleaning, craft assistance
Skills:

Special Needs Care

CPR

5.0
"Erika is my 3 year old daughter's absolute favorite sitter! I love having her babysit too. She's punctual, dependable, and has even made herself available at the last minute when I had projects at work to complete. She plays with my daughter, reads to her, and has...

Abimbola O.

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Alexus K.


Ashburn, VA

$15-22/hr8 yrs exp

Full Time Caregiver

Hired by 7 families in your neighborhood

I have worked with children ranging from the ages of 4 months all the way up to 13 years old. I have also worked with special needs children as well. I have 8 years of experience in this field and absolutely love what I do. I am currently a teachers assistant for a school in Ashburn. I am continuing to major in Early Childhood...
Alexus can also help with: Swimming supervision, travel, grocery shopping, meal prep, light cleaning
Skills:

Special Needs Care

Early Education

CPR

5.0
"Alexus takes care of our baby three days a week for five months. my baby L. likes Alexus and she super nice and fully comment. We highly recommend her."

Ali A.

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Traci J.


Ashburn, VA

$47/hr10 yrs exp

Former Teacher With Over 15 Years Of Childcare Experience

Hired by 5 families in your neighborhood

I have a FULL-TIME (9-6) JOB but am interested in doing some childcare in the evenings/overnight (after 6:30) or weekends. I have been baby-sitting since I was 12 years old. I have a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from the University of South Carolina. I taught third grade for three years, with special needs...
Traci can also help with: Swimming supervision, carpooling, craft assistance, travel
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

Special Needs Care

5.0
"Traci was punctual, reliable, and very attentive to my children. They had plenty of fun with her without using any devices, which was a big plus for me. I would hire her again."

Ruth O.

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Helen C.


Ashburn, VA

$20/hr8 yrs exp

I have been babysitting regularly since I was 14 years old. I recently graduated with a degree in Art Education and am currently teaching art at an elementary school, so I have plenty of experience working with multiple children in a classroom setting as well. I would love to help young students with their school work and do fun...
Helen can also help with: Swimming supervision, light cleaning, craft assistance, meal prep
Skills:

CPR

Special Needs Care

5.0
"Helen was fantastic! We have an active 5 year old son and 7 year old daughter and she was a huge help this summer when camps were canceled. Helen arrived on time, came with fun activities to do with the kiddos (art projects, making a movie, playing house, sidewalk...

Julia L.

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Natasha J.


Sterling, VA

$17/hr9 yrs exp

Experienced Mom & Babysitter Looking For Wonderful Families

Hired by 4 families in your neighborhood

I have nearly 9 years of experience with babysitting, pet sitting, tutoring, teaching (1yr experience), and Home Health Work. I have extentensive experience with special needs children especially those with mobility disorders, autism, and emotional/behavioral issues. I am CPR/First Aid certified for adults & children/infants. I...
Natasha can also help with: Meal prep, craft assistance, swimming supervision, travel, light cleaning, carpooling & more
Skills:

First Aid

Special Needs Care

CPR

5.0
"Very reliable, always on time, and great with the kids!"

Katie S.

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Christina P.


Sterling, VA

$20-50/hr8 yrs exp

Special Needs Professional

I have worked with special needs individuals starting as early as High School. In High School, I started by working with my school's club that worked with special needs and as an adult, I have provided professional services both behaviorally and therapeutically to special needs individuals including earning certifications and...
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Bharti S.


Sterling, VA

$20-45/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Special Educational Needs Provider

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

If anyone with a minor disability needs special lessons/teaching classes on weekends/holidays or during a vacation, I am available. Even during the weekdays if I can accommodate my schedule I will accept the offer. I am an experienced special educational needs provider.
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Claudia C.


Ashburn, VA

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Special Special Education I Have Over 10 Years Of Experience

I am Claudia, I am 36 years old, I am from Colombia, I have a degree in Special Education. I am a native Spanish speaker but I also have a basic level of English. I have experience with newborn babies, including adults, experience in special education, autism, Down syndrome, deafness, blindness, cerebral palsy. I have experience...
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Yahaira B.


Sterling, VA

$25-35/hr10 yrs exp

Hi! My name is Yahaira! I'm a very positive, experienced and caring babysitter. I have over 10 years of experience taking care of children. My child care background started when I worked at a daycare for 4 years. I worked with children of the ages 2-5. I have since then focused on helping children and adults with Autism,...
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Robin D.


Ashburn, VA

$25-50/hr10 yrs exp

I am a former Fairfax County special education teacher who now homeschools my four sons. I have taught special education preschool, had a self contained autism classroom, and was a learning resource teacher working with students with learning disabilities and adhd. I have degrees in psychology and special education specializing...
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Rosa P.


Ashburn, VA

$15-25/hr3 yrs exp

Adult Care

I take care of a beautiful lady on weekends. She is my sister's mother in law and love to be able to help her out. She has Alzheimer's disease and she can not walk anymore. Looking for a full time job.
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Marlin N.


Sterling, VA

$17-31/hr2 yrs exp

22-year-old college student with 8 year background working with children. Currently working for LCPS as a gen ed and special education TA supporting students with autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and ADHD. I love to create bonds with the individuals I care for and love teaching basic skills such as cooking, cleaning,...
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Maria H.


Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr

Part Time Caregiver Available

I have worked with special needs children diagnosed with down syndrome for 2 years. I work with Occupational Therapists and Speech Therapists and am currently learning American Sign Language. I enjoy working with infants and have 4 adult/teenage children of my own.
Hello, my name is Diana . I have experience working with all type of age groups. I don't have experience working with special needs kids. I have just a little bit of experience. I have a brother that has autism I help around the house.
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Victoria H.


Sterling, VA

$15-25/hr5 yrs exp

Certified Nursing Assistant

I am good with individual with special needs. I love what I do because I have been caring for my family and other individuals with passion.
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Ruth B.


Sterling, VA

$10-20/hr2 yrs exp

Part Time Personal Care Aid

I fell in love with PCA while I was in Connecticut. My passion for this position came after the pandemic. PCA position was the only position that was available while the world was shut down. I was already an Infant and preschool teacher which required a passion for caring for others and patience. Being an aid is similar to being...
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Eric H.


Ashburn, VA

$16-21/hr1 yrs exp

I have 1 year of professional experience with children with disabilities (cognitive and physical). I'm passionate and reliable and work hard to make sure the children I care for feel loved, safe, and comfortable.

Recent special needs caregiver reviews

Damaris H.

5.0

Thank you so much Damaris I appreciate all your help in caring for my daughter with down syndrome for the definite time of a week .. It was human to have you and trust you that you could do it and take care of my daughter the time I was not at home .. I hope this reference on my experience helps...

- Karah C.

Daniela O.

5.0

I have multiple sclerosis and needed assistance with everyday life tasks in my house like cleaning out my fridge and folding laundry and prepping dinner. She smiled the entire time she was here. She is personable and friendly, dependable and thorough. Not only did she do a fantastic job on...

- Nancy D.

Erika O.

5.0

Erika is my 3 year old daughter's absolute favorite sitter! I love having her babysit too. She's punctual, dependable, and has even made herself available at the last minute when I had projects at work to complete. She plays with my daughter, reads to her, and has even brought activity material....

- Abimbola O.

Alexus K.

5.0

Alexa is an amazing babysitter. My 7 year old always has fun with her. She is very pleasant & punctual. She keeps my kid off the screen and maker sure he sleeps on time. She is very reliable.

- Anuritha K.

Traci J.

5.0

Traci was punctual, reliable, and very attentive to my children. They had plenty of fun with her without using any devices, which was a big plus for me. I would hire her again.

- Ruth O.

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Special needs by the numbers

59,255

providers

5.9 yrs

avg. experience

27,182

member reviews

4.6 / 5

avg. rating

Ratings for special needs caregivers listed on Care.com

Average Rating4.6 / 5

Special Needs Caregivers are rated 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 27,182 reviews of the 59,255 listed special needs caregivers.