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Stephanie G.


Herndon, VA

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

RBT/CNA

5.0

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Resume and reference's available upon request! Licensed RBT and Certified Nursing Assistant. Experienced and kind. Flexible in working with most levels of special needs and behaviors. Looking to improve quality of life and help with community immersion when possible. I'm available any combination of hours between 12-8 p.m. M-F.

Recent review:

5.0
Stephanie is a great caregiver! She has been working with my son for over a year (before we moved) who has multiple disabilities.. She was always very patient, kind and caring with him. Stephanie is very...

Reviewed by Victoria M.

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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...

Recent review:

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...

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...

Recent review:

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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Karla S.


Sterling, VA

$25-35/hr4 yrs exp

5.0

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Highly-dependable, nurturing caregiver with a compassionate nature and 4 years extensive experience in providing prompt and friendly care to elderly and disabled clients. A warm-hearted individual who performs personal care activities in a compassionate and friendly manner that maximizes residents independence and dignity in a...

Recent review:

5.0
Karla is dependable and trustworthy. I would work with her anytime. She is always on time and very flexible.

Reviewed by kathleen C.

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Elizabeth F.


Herndon, VA

$25-50/hr7 yrs exp

From Texas

5.0

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Introducing Miss F, an experienced nanny who offers exceptional care for your child. With her warm and nurturing personality, your child will feel comfortable and safe under her supervision. But that's not all - Miss F has a special skill set that sets her apart from other nannies. She has extensive experience working with...

Recent review:

5.0
I can't begin to express my gratitude for Miss F.'s impact on my life. She came into our home and has been such an immense help. My husband has been a quadriplegic since 2018 and there is no one else I would...

Reviewed by Jennifer T.

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Steven W.


Ashburn, VA

$35-50/hr10 yrs exp

Helping Differently-Abled Individuals Increase Their Independence

4.9

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I have more than 15 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...

Recent reviews:

5.0
I hired Steven last year to work with my son A who had pretty much been isolated during COVID. I wanted Steven to help him with daily living activities and also to get him more active. I feel grateful to have...

Reviewed by Natalie R.

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Traci J.


Ashburn, VA

$20-35/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...

Recent reviews:

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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Natalia C.


Sterling, VA

$18-20/hr5 yrs exp

Kind Sitter

5.0

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I am located in Sterling, VA. I am a graduate student working on my Masters degree in Occupational Therapy. I graduated with a major in Community Health and Psychology. I have 4+ years of experience in childcare, including special needs care. My previous work and volunteer experience have allowed me to obtain valuable skills in...

Recent review:

5.0
Natalia was great with my girls. She made learning fun through art projects, story time and active playtime. She is patient, kind and compassionate.

Reviewed by Walesca R.

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Adriana B.


Herndon, VA

$20-25/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

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Available evenings and weekends only. I am a young professional (25 f) seeking one-time babysitting and caretaking jobs to increase my income. I was a full time nanny of 3 (2 toddlers, 1 infant) for one year and absolutely loved it. I have experience resolving conflict between kids, managing big feelings and teaching teaching...

Recent review:

5.0
Adriana has been such an amazing extension of our family and has taken amazing care of our 3 children over the last year. She is smart, dependable, patient and caring and has been an absolute joy to work with.

Reviewed by Madison C.

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Erika O.


Ashburn, VA

$14-25/hr7 yrs exp

5.0

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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...

Recent review:

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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Natasha J.


Sterling, VA

$17/hr9 yrs exp

Experienced Mom & Babysitter Looking For Wonderful Families

3.7

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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...

Recent reviews:

5.0
I hired Natasha last year after i had gotten into a bad car accident and needed some help with my little one for a few weeks. She was great! She always arrived right on time and with her sweet little girl, N!...

Reviewed by Michaela P.

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Helen C.


Ashburn, VA

$20/hr8 yrs exp

5.0

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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...

Recent review:

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...

Reviewed by Julia L.

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Jenn O.


Herndon, VA

$20-35/hr9 yrs exp

Experienced Babysitter

5.0

(1)

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Hello! My name is Jenn! I have had experience caring for all ages of children. Most recently I nannied for a loving family with a 6-year-old girl and 2-year-old boy. I was with their family for two years, and sadly had to leave the position to go back to school for photography. I've also taught primary aged children at...

Recent review:

5.0
Jenn is amazing!!! She became part of our family and we are still in touch. I will personally pay you back for her services if you find different!!! She cared for our two and six year old for almost two years,...

Reviewed by David R.

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Christina P.


Sterling, VA

$20-50/hr8 yrs exp

Special Needs Professional

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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

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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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Cassie H.


Ashburn, VA

$20-25/hr5 yrs exp

Special Education/Elementary Teacher Who Has Experience With A Wide Variety Of Needs And Abilities.

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I'm a very friendly, outgoing, loving and trustworthy person. I'm a special education teacher during the school year and work with children who have a wide range of disabilities and needs. I have my Bachelor's degree in elementary education and special education and am currently pursuing my masters degree. During the school...
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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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Yahaira B.


Sterling, VA

$25-35/hr10 yrs exp

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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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Amitaayu V.


Herndon, VA

$25/hr3 yrs exp

Here To Help Your Family

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I currently work as an Intensive Care Manager with youth and adolescents with developmental and cognitive disabilities. I am also a registered behavior technician (RBT). Currently in school to get my Masters in Clinical Mental Health and Rehabilitation Counseling. I am passionate about my work with neurodivergent populations and...
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Maryam J.


Aldie, VA

$14-30/hr5 yrs exp

PCA Ready To Take Care Of Your Loved Ones

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My name is Maryam am PCA and medical assistant. CPR /first aid trained. ready to take care of your loved one.
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Victoria H.


Sterling, VA

$15-25/hr5 yrs exp

Certified Nursing Assistant

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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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Rosa P.


Ashburn, VA

$15-25/hr3 yrs exp

Adult Care

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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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Destiny O.


Reston, VA

$20/hr6 yrs exp

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Hello! My name is destiny and I am a nursing student. I'm moving to Virginia from Texas on February 1st. I've worked in an assisted living facility, an early education center, for a home health company and I've privately nannied since I was 19! I love to learn new skills and meet new people. I look forward to hearing from you!
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Maria-paula P.


Leesburg, VA

$17-25/hr6 yrs exp

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All of my childcare and volunteer experience has been supporting individuals with different abilities. I have worked at an adaptive summer camp and worked in LCPS.
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Robin D.


Ashburn, VA

$30-50/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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Felicia T.


Reston, VA

$37/hr8 yrs exp

Child Care

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Hello, . I am very much interested in a position as a nanny . I have extensive experience in child care. I m extremely passionate and highly committed . I'm CPR and First Aid certified. very organized and can help with homework and reading. I also cook , clean and have the ability to multi tasked when necessary. I assure you...
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Pamela P.


Reston, VA

$17-22/hr6 yrs exp

Autism Specialist

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I have 6 years of experience. I can help with support, positive behavior changes and independent skills.
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Sarah G.


Leesburg, VA

$18-25/hr6 yrs exp

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I have 6 years of professional experience. I can help with Bathing/Grooming/Hygiene and Dressing Assistance. I am a speech language pathology graduate student and will earn my master's in May of 2024. I have most experience working with children, teens, and adults with various disabilities, but also have experience with infants...

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Experience working with children special needs during recreational adaptive summer camp as well as volunteer at local OT clinic
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Maria B.


Ashburn, VA

$25-30/hr6 yrs exp

Care Giver

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I am a caring and energetic Filipino (U. S. Citizen) with over 15 years experience as a full-time nanny that offers strong child development skills that contribute to a happy and fulfilling child care environment. I am extremely polite and will set a good example for your child. I have the flexibility to work with professional...

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews

Stephanie G.

5.0

Stephanie is a great caregiver! She has been working with my son for over a year (before we moved) who has multiple disabilities.. She was always very patient, kind and caring with him. Stephanie is very reliable, easy to communicate with, punctual and honest person. Our family would definitely...

- Victoria M.

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.

Karla S.

5.0

Karla is dependable and trustworthy. I would work with her anytime. She is always on time and very flexible.

- kathleen C.

Elizabeth F.

5.0

I can't begin to express my gratitude for Miss F.'s impact on my life. She came into our home and has been such an immense help. My husband has been a quadriplegic since 2018 and there is no one else I would rather have assist us with his care. Miss F. has been a true blessing in our lives.

- Jennifer T.

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Special Needs Caregivers are rated 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 26,235 reviews of the 59,463 listed special needs caregivers.