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Alexus K.


Ashburn, VA

$15-20/hr2 yrs exp

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5.0

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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

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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...
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...

Reviewed by Abimbola O.

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Alexus K.


Ashburn, VA

$15-22/hr8 yrs exp

Full Time Caregiver

5.0

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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...
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."

Reviewed by Ali A.

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Traci J.


Ashburn, VA

$47/hr10 yrs exp

Former Teacher With Over 15 Years Of Childcare Experience

5.0

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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...
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."

Reviewed by Ruth O.

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Claudia C.


Ashburn, VA

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Special Special Education I Have Over 10 Years Of Experience

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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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Robin D.


Ashburn, VA

$25-50/hr10 yrs exp

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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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Eric H.


Ashburn, VA

$16-21/hr1 yrs exp

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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.
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Steven W.


Ashburn, VA

$35-50/hr10 yrs exp

Helping Differently-Abled Individuals Increase Their Independence

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I have more than 18 years of experience working with differently-abled individuals who fall on the spectrum, are ADD, ADHD, ODD, and more. My passion is to help clients reach their God given potential no matter what issues they may be facing in life. l really love supporting clients in becoming more independent. I also, support...
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Shamika F.


Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Caregiver And I Love What I Do

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I have worked in many different from nursing facilities, assisted living, and facilities with special needs patients. I love caring for people and have been a licensed CNA for over 10 years. I am currently looking to go back to school to continue pursuing my nursing career. It's my passion to care for other whether young or old...
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Traci J.


Ashburn, VA

$25-30/hr10 yrs exp

Former Teacher With 13+ Years of Childcare Experience!

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I have a FULL-TIME (9-6) JOB but am interested in some evening or weekend hours. I am 24 years old and have been born & raised in Charleston, SC. I have been baby-sitting since I was 12 years old and have cared for children ranging from newborn to 13 years. I am CPR and First Aid certified and have been for over eight years. I...
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Luisa A.


Ashburn, VA

$20/hr5 yrs exp

Part Time Caregiver/Babysitter

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I'm currently working for the Public School system, with special needs kids. I have CPR/First Aid certification. I have two boys, age 12 and 5. I have 5 years working with special needs.
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Selah B.


Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr4 yrs exp

Part Time Caregiver

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I am a very friendly and outgoing girl who loves and adores children, they are my passion. I hope to one day become a special needs counselor or child services worker. My experience with children includes working at a club as tennis youth instructor along with a recreation center for the past 4 years from ages 4-13. As for...
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Adranetta W.


Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr3 yrs exp

Great With Kids Of All Kinds Including Special Needs,I Helped Run A Sunday School Class Between 10-15 Children 2 Of Which Were Autistic. I'm Very Crafty And Energetic. I Can Also Cook And Do Light Cleaning As Well As Dog Walking And Laundry.

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I watched 4-7-year-old children for Sunday school for 2 years. I have also babysat for 3 children a 6 years old a 4-year-old and a 6-month-old. I have experience with children of all ages. I am also the oldest of 3 and my brother and sister are twins so I watched them quietly. In few times I can also cook and clean and dog walk.
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Madison M.


Ashburn, VA

$14-23/hr3 yrs exp

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I have been working with kids for years and I love it! I am currently in school to become a teacher and love it! I have experience with all ages and some experience working with kids with special needs.
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Kayla H.


Ashburn, VA

$23/hr10 yrs exp

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Hello families, My name is Kayla. I am 29 years old , and I am a career nanny and a holistic fertility/birth doula . I am also a mother to an almost 3-year-old beautiful baby girl . I have 15 years of experience nannying/ babysitting multiple families from newborn age, starting at 6 weeks to 10 years old. I even have...
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Mary M.


Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr3 yrs exp

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Hi, I'm Mary! I have 3 years experience in childcare, including as a distance learning aide with Loudoun County Parks and Rec. I've worked with kids as young as two, as well as kids with mild special needs. I'm fully vaccinated, have my own transportation, I don't smoke, and I can also help with pet care, housework, and meal...
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Rachel H.


Ashburn, VA

$15-20/hr2 yrs exp

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Hi everyone! My name is Rachel. I currently just graduated with a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education from James Madison University. I am continuing my education in the graduate school for my masters in Elementary Education this upcoming fall. Last Summer, I have recently worked at Lifetime Fitness Summer camp and work with...
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Ashley G.


Ashburn, VA

$15-50/hr7 yrs exp

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My name is Ashley, and I'm thrilled to introduce myself as a dedicated sitter ready to provide exceptional care for your children this summer. As a Sociology major, I bring both academic knowledge and practical experience to my role. My summer schedule is fully open, ensuring reliable and consistent care for your family. I've...
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Damaris H.


Ashburn, VA

$20-25/hr3 yrs exp

5.0

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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...
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"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...

Reviewed by Karah C.

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Daniela O.


Sterling, VA

$16-26/hr

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5.0

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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...

Reviewed by Nancy D.

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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.

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.

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Special Needs Caregivers are rated 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 26,986 reviews of the 59,255 listed special needs caregivers.