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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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Elizabeth C.


Taylor, TX

$17-25/hr 8 yrs exp

Special Needs Provider With Experience With Autism Available Part Time

4.7

(3)

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Hi! I'm Liz. I specialize in working with individuals with developmental disabilities, especially autism. I try to meet every individual on their level, as each person, no matter their abilities, deserves respect and understanding. I'm very chill and accepting. I have a definite fun-loving...
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Elisa M.


Portland, OR

$25-25/hr 10 yrs exp

Part-Time Companion Care Type Services To Seniors And Adults With Special Needs.

5.0

(1)

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I worked as a Medical Social Worker for years with children and families with special needs, and prior to that as a Mental Health Therapist with both youth and adults. Sudden hearing loss several years ago interrupted my ability to work in my profession, but I'm still a social worker at heart and...
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Lisa H.


Lake Villa, IL

$20-35/hr 4 yrs exp

Special Needs

5.0

(1)

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I've been working with kids with special needs and disabilities for the last four years through the Penguin Project of McLean County as well as being a student aide in the Rochester school district. This is a special group that utilizes the acting talents of kids with special needs and disabilities...
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Kelly G.


Fort Myers, FL

$30-35/hr 10 yrs exp

Special Needs Provider With Experience With Autism

5.0

(2)

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Hello, I recently moved to SWFL (Ft. Myers) from Vermont where I held a position as a 1:1 in Special Education in an elementary school for the past 10 years. I resigned in 9/2109 as I worked toward selling home. I worked primarily with children on the Autism Spectrum, both verbal and pre/non...
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Jill B.


New Haven, CT

$15-25/hr 10 yrs exp

Shoreline Special Needs Care Available

5.0

(1)

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My background includes infants, multiples and classroom up to teen age. I specialize in autism and diabetes. I am CPR and First Aid certified.
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Lanisha S.


Yonkers, NY

$20-50/hr 7 yrs exp

Special Needs Provider

5.0

(2)

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I have a natural love for learning so I always wanted to be a teacher. Life lead me to caring for elderly and landed me a job at a pediatric center for medically fragile children where I worked as a nursing assistant with children up to age 21. Many of the children I've worked with have various...

Recent Review:

5.0
I have been so fortunate to have Lanisha helping me with my 8 month old twin babies over the last few months. Lanisha is an extremely engaging sitter, and has a positive, happy attitude that my babies...

Reviewed by Janine C.

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Faith D.


Springfield, GA

$10-15/hr

Part Time Special Needs Care

5.0

(1)

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Special Needs children need someone who is very patient, kind, and understanding. Although I have not babysat a special needs child for very long, I feel extremely confident. I have watched over a 10-year-old with cerebral palsy in which I made him meals, fed him, and occasionally changed his...
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Tracy P.


Royersford, PA

$15-30/hr 8 yrs exp

Part-Time Special Needs Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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I have 8 years experience working as an assistant teacher with preschoolers with developmental delays and multiple disabilities. I have worked with children with various cognitive and physical issues, speech delays, and autism.
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Shelby F.


Mason City, IA

$15-17/hr 7 yrs exp

Special Needs Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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I have experience as a Respite Services Coordinator for a youth group summer camp through ChildServe. Camp participants are all of school-age and live with mental and/or physical disability. My team and I took the group on field trips daily to develop socialization skills and provide new...

Recent Review:

5.0
Shelby is highly motivated, driven, fun, compassionate, and kind. She has a heart for helping and has cultivated a great connection with our son. We enjoy her energy and care. We would definitely recommend...

Reviewed by Ann B.

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Stephanie Y.


Los Angeles, CA

$20-25/hr 10 yrs exp

Caring And Creative Special Needs Teacher

5.0

(1)

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Over the past 12 years I have taught and assisted children with various special needs in classroom settings from elementary through high school. I have been employed for the last year caring for an 11-year-old girl with autism. This job is sadly coming to a close and I am looking for my next...

Recent Review:

5.0
Stephanie was a respite worker for my son with special needs during the summer and school breaks for many years. He and his typically developing sister always looked forward to visits from Stephanie which...

Reviewed by Martha P.

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Nancy S.


La Mesa, CA

$15-30/hr 10 yrs exp

Experienced Provider for Special Needs

5.0

(3)

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I have two grown sons with autism. Besides raising special needs children, I have cared for other children and adults with various special needs. I also work with elderly people with visual impairments, stroke, diabetes and other challenges.
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Catherine A.


Bloomington, IN

$10-15/hr

Special Needs Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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I have cared for an autistic boy/ young adult for the past 9 years. It is after school and weekend care currently.

Recent Review:

5.0
I hired Catherine to take care of my kid with special needs on a short notice. I was impressed by her devotion and personality. I will be more than confident to hire her services again.

Reviewed by Mariam A.

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Tatianna R.


Palmyra, NJ

$14-19/hr 2 yrs exp

Special Needs Nanny

5.0

(1)

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Hi, my name is Tatianna. I just got married; I've been working with special needs children since I was 14 at special needs daycares, as a babysitter and a nanny. I have a lot of skills specifically with autistic children as a result of my brothers diagnosis. I am in school currently, online, to be a...
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Monica K.


Saint Augustine, FL

$18-25/hr 10 yrs exp

Special Needs Companion

5.0

(3)

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When I was 4 my sister was born with downs syndrome. My whole life I was around people with special needs, it made for an eventful, but amazing life. I feel that being around people with special needs has benefited me in my everyday life. For example, I can understand people with speech impediments...
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Katelyn P.


Orange, CT

$15-25/hr 5 yrs exp

Special Needs Provider

5.0

(2)

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For the past four years I have had a ton of experience with Special needs children. I have cared for two children who are physically handicapped witch helped me become more experienced with individuals who struggle with mobility. I have also worked with many individuals on the Autism Spectrum....
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Nancy O.


Canton, OH

$10-15/hr 5 yrs exp

Part Time Special Needs Care.

5.0

(1)

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I have worked with children and adults with special needs. Although I have no nursing degree I have cared for adults who have suffered stroke, diabetes, amputee, elderly. I can help with housework, cooking, and assistance with day to day activities.
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Maria G.


North Las Vegas, NV

$20-25/hr 3 yrs exp

Special Needs

5.0

(1)

Background Check

Hi! I'm an experienced CNA with 3 years of paid work. I have worked with patients with bipolar disorder, ADHD, autism, special needs, etc. I currently work full time in a hospital while I'm also studying to get my bachelor's degree in nursing
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Alexis D.


Fishers, IN

$10-15/hr

Special Needs Caregiver

3.0

(2)

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I am experienced in working with elementary and middle school-aged children with special needs. I have extensive experience working with kids. I spent many summers working as a special needs-focused camp counselor and worked at an after school care center for 4 years with children of varying...

Recent Review:

5.0
Alexis was really hands on and great with our 2 boys with autism! We will have her care for them any time!

Reviewed by Jill N.

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Anna B.


West Valley City, UT

$18-38/hr 10 yrs exp

Experienced, Adaptable, Easy Going, Special Needs Caregiver

5.0

(2)

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Worked with special-needs, autism, brain damage Work as a CNA in a hospital I'm a licensed cosmetologist Barber And I love being with people and I get along with anybody

Recent Review:

5.0
Anna has been my caregiver for the past 3 years and she is one of the most careful, conscientious and knowledgeable caregivers I've had since becoming a quadriplegic 11 years ago. I'm a 59 y.o. Male C6/C7 quad...

Reviewed by Tim M.

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Recent special needs adult care reviews

Lanisha S.

5.0

I have been so fortunate to have Lanisha helping me with my 8 month old twin babies over the last few months. Lanisha is an extremely engaging sitter, and has a positive, happy attitude that my babies absolutely love. She has been excellent about doing tons of floor time with them, as they are a bit...

- Janine C.

Shelby F.

5.0

Shelby is highly motivated, driven, fun, compassionate, and kind. She has a heart for helping and has cultivated a great connection with our son. We enjoy her energy and care. We would definitely recommend Shelby!

- Ann B.

Stephanie Y.

5.0

Stephanie was a respite worker for my son with special needs during the summer and school breaks for many years. He and his typically developing sister always looked forward to visits from Stephanie which allowed my husband and I to go out. Stephanie always focused on making the time spent with our...

- Martha P.

Catherine A.

5.0

I hired Catherine to take care of my kid with special needs on a short notice. I was impressed by her devotion and personality. I will be more than confident to hire her services again.

- Mariam A.

Alexis D.

5.0

Alexis was really hands on and great with our 2 boys with autism! We will have her care for them any time!

- Jill N.

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