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Christine K.


Lake Havasu City, AZ

$18-40/hr 10 yrs exp

Experienced Caregiver for Elderly and Special Needs Individuals

5.0

(1)

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I am an experienced caregiver .. looking for private duty home care. I have 30+ years experience in nursing homes, hospitals, physical therapy, MH/MR group homes and several private duty homes. I have a lot of experience with Dementia, Alzheimer's, brain injuries, Parkinson's and strokes. I'm very...
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Claudia L.


Pennington, NJ

$15-30/hr 10 yrs exp

Special Needs/ Senior Care Services.

5.0

(1)

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I'm a caring, loving and honest person that always gives my best. I am a learning disabilities therapist and an elementary teacher. I've been working for female seniors with Alzheimer's disease and Dementia for more than 5 years. I also have experience working with ladies that are cancer patients....
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Michelle L.


Massillon, OH

$10-20/hr 10 yrs exp

Part Time Or Full Time Care Giver For The Elderly Or Special Needs Child Or Adult

5.0

(4)

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I have worked in the medical field for 15 years and love what I do I love doing the little extra things that make them happy its a very rewarding job I believe everyone deserves great care and companionship. I have worked at the MRRD workshops for 5 years and home care 10 years I also worked for...
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Shannon O.


Cincinnati, OH

$25-30/hr 4 yrs exp

Compassionate And Creative Caregiver For Elderly And Special Needs

4.9

(9)

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Hello! The majority of my experience is with memory loss, Alzheimer's/Dementia. I've also enjoyed spending time with clients who have: Diabetes/home dialysis, Parkinson's, and Down's Syndrome. I am keenly observant and dedicated to the needs of my clients. I am smart and empathetic, so I also attend...

Recent Review:

5.0
From the first conversation we had, there was a genuine connection with Shannon - like an old friend or sister. I just knew she'd be a great companion and extra caregiver to my Mom. Shannon is extremely good...

Reviewed by Leigh S.

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Wendy B.


Fortville, IN

$23-28/hr 10 yrs exp

Private Duty Care For Seniors And People With Special Needs By Licensed Occupational Therapist

5.0

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Qualified, mature, compassionate caregiver and Licensed/Board Certified Occupational Therapist with 25+ years experience caring for seniors. I am honored to provide: companionship, safety supervision, medication assistance, Alzheimer's/dementia care, mobility support, assistance with the household...

Recent Review:

5.0
Wendy quickly became a part of our family as she cared for our 97 year old Mom through the end of her life at age 99. Wendy was patient, kind, a good listener and thorough. Our Mom looked forward to her visits....

Reviewed by Susan D.

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Jamie T.


Laurel, MD

$10-15/hr 5 yrs exp

General Care, Elder Care, Special Needs, Transportation, Housekeeping.

5.0

(1)

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I am an active 46-year-old mother of six (ages 7 - 19.) Through Care. com I have a wide variety of experience including housekeeping (ongoing), day and night care giving to elderly clients as needed, providing transportation, and childcare (most recently I had a 4-month position as a mother's helper...
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Mia R.


Encino, CA

$25-40/hr 10 yrs exp

Fulltime Senior/Special Need Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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I'm excellent with caring for seniors. I'm Athletic, safe, organized and understanding. I can live-in, travel, care for the home and pets, plants and assist with mobility exercise. Seniors usually find me friendly and always smiling, positive, humble and proactive with the task needed for activity's...

Recent Review:

5.0
Mia was a Godsend. We needed urgently a caregiver for our terminally ill sister. My sister was in Hospice care living with my other sister who also had a medical emergency & couldn't care for her. Mia came to...

Reviewed by Ilona W.

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Jevennetta D.


Tyler, TX

$15-50/hr 10 yrs exp

Caregiver Phlebotomist CNA Hospice Care Dementia Training Special Need State Training Qualifications

5.0

(1)

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I'd describe my personality as very caring Compassion and loving I like caring for seniors because My father had dementia and he try so hard to Communicate no one understood him I began to read up on dementia and learn how to communicate and I became his caregiver until the day he passed away and...

Recent Review:

5.0
So far, very happy with Jevennetta. She has a personality that works great with my brother. She is able to encourage him to improve his food choices and work harder on his therapy. He enjoys getting out with...

Reviewed by Kathy S.

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Emily R.


Old Bridge, NJ

$15-25/hr 6 yrs exp

Special Needs Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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I am looking to babysit or provide respite care for children and adults of any age with special needs. I am a Registered Behavior Technician, providing ABA services to children, and I am looking for extra hours over the summer. (NOTE: I cannot provide ABA services through this platform without the...
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Sarah I.


Burlington, NC

$25-30/hr 7 yrs exp

Experienced Mom And OT With A Big Heart For Special Needs Families!

5.0

(3)

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Hello! I'm a mom of four and an Occupational Therapist Practitioner. I love kids with special needs!
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Andrea B.


Denver, CO

$20-30/hr 10 yrs exp

Mature And Experienced Special Needs Nanny

5.0

(2)

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I have done child care, Behavior Therapy/Respite Care for the past 15 years. I have ABA, Pro Act, Behavioral Analysis, TEACCH and PECS training. I know some Sign Language. I'm patient and consistent.
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Shane B.


Myrtle Beach, SC

$15-19/hr 10 yrs exp

Over 10 Years Experience In Working With Special Needs

5.0

(1)

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Hi I'm Shane , I have over 10 years experience in working in the field with special needs adults and children. I have worked in home doing respite services as well as been a residential supervisor over multiple clients and group homes . I look forward to working with you.

Recent Review:

5.0
Shane is dependable always willing to step up and work when no one else will. Shane is very caring. Paperwork always tuned in on time. Shane was a wonderful employee would hire him back.

Reviewed by Dawn W.

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Doris H.


Henderson, NV

$15-20/hr 10 yrs exp

Experienced With Children And Special Needs - Education Teacher

5.0

(3)

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Qualifications: I am an Education teacher that has specialized in Learning Styles, Language Therapy(International Dyslexic Association NC Branch (Orton-Gillingham Society), Multi-sensory Training Beginning & Advanced (80 hours each), Inservice Training and Written Expression Workshop, Motheread...
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Jeff M.


Amarillo, TX

$10-30/hr 10 yrs exp

Special Needs Assistant/Specialist Senior Care Tutor Animal/House Sitter Childcare

5.0

(2)

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I have 20 years of experience teaching, caring for, tutoring, coaching children (ages 3-23) with disabilities as well as though who do not. My career in teaching spanned about 15 years and I taught 1st to 9th grade, mainly in Autism Classrooms (teaching kids with Autism makes one into a "Universal...
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Darlene S.


Boynton Beach, FL

$35-35/hr 10 yrs exp

Special Needs Provider

5.0

(2)

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Look no more! I am a Licensed Practical Nurse with over 20 years of quality caregiver, and case management experience. My hourly rate starts at $35. I am passionate about providing quality care and a healthy environment. I have been blessed with a unique talent for working with somewhat "difficult...
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Jeremy Juelez P.


North Richland Hills, TX

$20-50/hr 10 yrs exp

Loving Special Needs Instructor - Caregiver - Life Coach

5.0

(1)

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Hello , my name is Jeremy - I love God and He is the core of who I am , from California I'm a Free Spirit at heart - genuine - honest - real and have a heart for people. I have been a caregiver for 20 yrs now , I have 3 certificates for working in a service learning program for working with the...
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Rhiannon L.


Elk Grove, CA

$10-20/hr 8 yrs exp

Experienced With Special Needs

5.0

(3)

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I have experience working with children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities. I also have experience working with nutritional difficulties, special diets, and menu planning. I don't have a problem working with kids that need toileting assistance and personal care.
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Elizabeth S.


Morton, IL

$10-15/hr 4 yrs exp

Special Needs Caregiver

5.0

(2)

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I have a duel degree in Elementary and Special Education. I have worked for four years with elementary students with special needs ranging from learning disabilities, ADD, to autism.

Recent Review:

5.0
Elizabeth does some occasional sitting for our special needs son and our puppy! She is wonderful! She knows what she is doing. She is so positive and pleasant to be around. She also does dishes:)

Reviewed by Deanna W.

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Ana E.


San Pablo, CA

$30-35/hr 10 yrs exp

Special Needs Caregiver

5.0

(3)

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I Have been working with autistic children and other special needs for 6 years. I worked for the California Autism foundation as educational specialist in Richmond, Ca for 2 years. I have worked for several ABA companies. I am currently working for Cortica as Behavior Specialist. I am passionate...

Recent Review:

5.0
Ana is very student/child focus. She is very good at ensuring the child's needs are being met. She will advocate for the child to promote growth in cognitive, physical, and emotional development. She is willing...

Reviewed by Nancy A.

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Marie A.


Houston, TX

$22-35/hr 9 yrs exp

A Special Needs Profile

4.5

(2)

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I have 9 years experience with children with special needs. I have experience with autism, down syndrome, and a child with bipolar disorder. I also have worked with special needs children 2-4 days a week at an elementary school as a volunteer. I also attended Stephen F. Austin University and majored...

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Recent special needs adult care reviews

Shannon O.

5.0

From the first conversation we had, there was a genuine connection with Shannon - like an old friend or sister. I just knew she'd be a great companion and extra caregiver to my Mom. Shannon is extremely good at what Mom and I need her for and she truly cares. Shannon is upbeat, energetic and very...

- Leigh S.

Wendy B.

5.0

Wendy quickly became a part of our family as she cared for our 97 year old Mom through the end of her life at age 99. Wendy was patient, kind, a good listener and thorough. Our Mom looked forward to her visits. We trusted Wendy completely! She gave us many helpful care suggestions and new ideas to...

- Susan D.

Mia R.

5.0

Mia was a Godsend. We needed urgently a caregiver for our terminally ill sister. My sister was in Hospice care living with my other sister who also had a medical emergency & couldn't care for her. Mia came to our rescue & was so good taking care of all necessary duties. Mia is also so personable,...

- Ilona W.

Jevennetta D.

5.0

So far, very happy with Jevennetta. She has a personality that works great with my brother. She is able to encourage him to improve his food choices and work harder on his therapy. He enjoys getting out with her to shop.

- Kathy S.

Shane B.

5.0

Shane is dependable always willing to step up and work when no one else will. Shane is very caring. Paperwork always tuned in on time. Shane was a wonderful employee would hire him back.

- Dawn W.

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