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Jackie O.


Sterling, VA

$5-30/hr 1 yrs exp

Nanny/Babysitter/Tutor With Experience Working With Special Needs

5.0

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Ever since kindergarten I have been involved with working with special needs kids. When I started kindergarten, my best friend had Down syndrome, and we remained friends until the end of junior high when she moved away. Also, when I attended elementary school, I was involved with a program where I...

Recent Review:

5.0
Jackie has been wonderful! If only she weren't going off to college! Hire her with complete confidence!

Reviewed by Ray P.

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Chrissy T.


Herndon, VA

$15-25/hr 5 yrs exp

Special Needs Care

5.0

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I'm an experienced caretaker that has been working with children for more than half of my life. I have a lot of experience working with individuals with special needs on behavioral, emotional, and developmental spectrums. I have specialized training to help families with specialized needs....
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Bharti S.


Sterling, VA

$20-45/hr 10 yrs exp

Experienced Special Educational Needs Provider

5.0

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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.

Recent Reviews:

5.0
Ms. Bharti is a great tutor. She is very nice, patient & understanding. She helped my sons with their studies and their grades also improved steadily throughout the school year. I recommend her to anyone that...

Reviewed by Smita S.

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Sueli E.


Sterling, VA

$25-50/hr 10 yrs exp

Special Care!

5.0

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I love children especially those who need special care. I work with many different kids and work for different agencies on call. I have more than 20 years of experiences with all children. God created all of them and did not make any mistake; love love with all my heart.
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Stephanie G.


Herndon, VA

$20-25/hr 10 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...

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/hr 3 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...

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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Elena B.


Herndon, VA

$20-30/hr 4 yrs exp

Part - Time Caregiver

5.0

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My experience with individuals with special needs is expansive. I have worked in group home settings for various age groups and support needs. I am experienced with alternative feeding, medication distribution, ambulation, bathroom assistance (showers, diapers, etc). I have had extensive experience...
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Steven W.


Ashburn, VA

$35-50/hr 10 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...

Recent Reviews:

5.0
Steve is a mentor and life coach for my 28-year-old son, who has ASD. He is a positive, intuitive, motivating, and truly supportive role model who is helping my son gain skills and independence with many areas...

Reviewed by Morna M.

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Alexus K.


Ashburn, VA

$15-20/hr 2 yrs exp

A Little About Me

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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...
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Sophie B.


Leesburg, VA

$10-20/hr

Fun And Loving Care Giver For Special Needs Children

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I have grown up in a big family with a lot of younger siblings, and started babysitting for other families I knew through my church at 13. My youngest sibling, Asher, is 7, and has down syndrome so I learned CPR and basic emergency techniques when he was a baby so I could feel confident watching him...
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Laura G.


Aldie, VA

$20-25/hr 2 yrs exp

Special Needs Care Provider

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I work for the school system as a teacher assistant in the Autism and Cross Cat classes. I am currently working in the ESY program for summer school in a Autism class.
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Alick M.


Leesburg, VA

$16-21/hr 1 yrs exp

Special Needs Sitter, Children's Writer, And Storyteller

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I have 1 year of experience as a teacher's assistant. I can help with Light Housekeeping, errands, child care and Carpooling. As a high functioning autistic adult, I am intimately familiar with special needs and love working with children.
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Courtney Y.


Herndon, VA

$10-20/hr 10 yrs exp

Hoping To Use My Experience To Help Individuals With Special Needs

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I have a huge passion for special needs children and adults. I began getting experience with special needs children, especially autistic children when I was 6 years old. I am now 22. My brother was born when I was 6 and began having seizures at 6 months old. I helped my mom and dad greatly and it...
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Zohra S.


Aldie, VA

<$10/hr 6 yrs exp

Experienced Child Care Provider Available to Provide Day Care for Special Needs Child

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I have 10+ years of experience providing Child Care, and although I have no special needs child care experience I am available to watch your special needs child per your instructions. I am intelligent and hardworking, and love children. I assure you that I would provide top-quality care for your...
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Christina P.


Sterling, VA

$20-50/hr 8 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...
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Taylor M.


Herndon, VA

$10-25/hr 3 yrs exp

Babysitter/Nanny/Mother's Helper For Families With Special Needs Kids!

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I am a college student experience caring for and working with children with all sorts of special needs, with a specific focus in the area of cognitive and behavioral disorders, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, and others. I myself have ADHD and Sensory...
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Mary J.


Reston, VA

$15-25/hr 6 yrs exp

Caring And Experienced Special Needs Provider

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Hello! I am a non-smoking, patient, active, college-educated and cheerful tutor, caregiver and instructor. I have an adult son with autism and intellectual disability and have been a strong advocate for inclusion and accommodations in the public schools. I work for Fairfax County Public Schools and...
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Jacqui K.


Ashburn, VA

$30-40/hr 10 yrs exp

Special Needs Teacher

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I have been working with special needs children for over 13 years. I have worked in public and private settings with various disabilities.
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Cassie H.


Ashburn, VA

$20-25/hr 5 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...
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Tay D.


Sterling, VA

$30-41/hr 10 yrs exp

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Tay is Medical assistant, Licensed and Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, she has been practicing Massage and Holistic Wellness since 2010 and has taken continuing education courses to further develop her knowledge, Traditional Thai Massage, Digestive Ailments, Massage for...
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Amitaayu V.


Herndon, VA

$28-50/hr 3 yrs exp

Here To Help Your Family

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I am a registered behavior technician (RBT) with a master's from Columbia University. I'm currently studying to be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). I am passionate about my work with neurodivergent populations with a specialization in autism spectrum disorder and ADHD. I also tutor...

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I have plenty of experience with special needs children as I worked and helped with kids in early childhood who have those challenges. I am very very patient and I will make sure they feel taken cared for and loved! Kids deserve to feel like kids even when it can be difficult because of the...
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Dasha W.


Ashburn, VA

$20-25/hr 2 yrs exp

Full Time Care Companion

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Currently I am caring for a young woman with CP ( cerebral palsey). With my assitance, she enjoys making gift cards, scarfs, and other fun crafts out of recycled and donated items.
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Victoria H.


Sterling, VA

$15-25/hr 5 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/hr 3 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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Maryam J.


Aldie, VA

$14-30/hr 5 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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Robin D.


Ashburn, VA

$30-50/hr 15 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...
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Eric H.


Ashburn, VA

$16-21/hr 1 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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Vera N.


Sterling, VA

$20-21/hr 5 yrs exp

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Am a mother of 2 and I love taking care of children. Am a God fearing woman and I have people around me happy all the time.
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Rosemarie M.


Herndon, VA

$15-25/hr 10 yrs exp

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I work for Public Schools. I have worked as a nanny for over 20 years and I have great references. I have a passion to work with special needs kids and their safety is my top priority.
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Maria B.


Ashburn, VA

$25-30/hr 6 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...
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Robin J.


Great Falls, VA

$30-35/hr 10 yrs exp

Very Experienced CareGiver Looking For A Good Fit!

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My name is Robin and I have been working in the public school system as a Special Education Specialist for over 30 years now. I have also owned my own daycare, working with both special abilities littles and "'regular" abilities littles, mostly under the age of 3. I have a wealth of knowledge and...
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Sarah G.


Leesburg, VA

$18-25/hr 6 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...
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Barbra O.


Reston, VA

$30-41/hr 10 yrs exp

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Hi Everyone! My name is Barbra! I've been a caregiver for over 10 years. If raising three daughters ages 24, 23, and 20 counts than 25 years! I started out in nursing school and then got my degree in Psychology with a minor in child Psychology. My enjoyment has always been working with all kinds of...
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Daniela O.


Sterling, VA

$16-26/hr

Caregiver

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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...
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Chelsea O.


Poolesville, MD

$15-50/hr 3 yrs exp

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I'm a 19-year-old on the autism spectrum who loves working with kids and people with autism. I strive to create an environment where children in my care feel safe and comfortable with me. I'm good at de-escalating situations and making sure that every child I care for is happy and having fun. I...
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Diana R.


Reston, VA

$25-30/hr 2 yrs exp

ABA Teacher/Therapist

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Hi! My name is Diana. I am an ABA instructor full-time during the day, but looking for a part-time job after school either babysitting or pet sitting. For the past two years, I have worked as an ABA therapist before deciding to become a special needs teacher. I love working with children and making...
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Sam S.


Great Falls, VA

$16-21/hr

All Kids Deserve A Friend!

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Hello! My name is Sam and I am a 23-year-old masters student at Georgetown university. Last summer, I nannied first a special needs child, and had so much fun learning from them. I would love to meet more special needs kids, and provide them with any support they may need on a daily basis. I have no...
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Kimberly W.


Leesburg, VA

$20-30/hr 6 yrs exp

Part Time Care

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Drove a School bus for 6 years and often subbed on special needs. Did a summer school session as an attendant on a special needs bus. Loved interacting much closer with the students
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Tatiana S.


Herndon, VA

$15-20/hr 1 yrs exp

Part-time

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I have one year experience. I love children and taking care of them is a very rewarding experience for me. Furthermore, having a grown up son, I understand the struggles and needs of both, children and their parents.
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Emma R.


Leesburg, VA

$10-17/hr 1 yrs exp

Part-Time Caregiver

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As the older sibling of a child with special needs, I have gained several years of exposure and experience with various needs and supports. Additionally, I have spent the past year working for a respite care program for children of ages 6-18. This experience has provided exposure to a wide range of...
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Faith B.


Herndon, VA

$13-25/hr 3 yrs exp

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I am in college studying to be a special education teacher. I have babysat for special needs kids in the past and have personal experience with Autism and Down Syndrome. I also worked with special needs teenagers as a student intern at Herndon High School this past year. I have a good amount of...
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Donna T.


Reston, VA

$17-22/hr

Reliable And Energetic Caregiver

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Hello! My name is Donna, and I am a recent college graduate. I am looking to put my caregiving skills to use prior to starting law school in the fall of 2023. I have experience working with toddlers and young children, and I've helped families with basic household chores. I find it fulfilling to...
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Fariba E.


Sterling, VA

$30-35/hr 10 yrs exp

Caregiver

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I have more than 18 years of experience providing nursing assistance and assisted living care to seniors and persons with varying physical illnesses and conditions. As a licensed LPN, I'm responsible for not limited but included patient admission and discharge, following planning of care and...
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Maria F.


Reston, VA

$15-20/hr 10 yrs exp

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My name is Maria. I have provided care for all age groups, including newborns. I have worked in a public school for 10 years, working as a public health attendant in an elementary school. My current job requires special education, teaching and assisting students with disabilities. I am currently...
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Amanda L.


Aldie, VA

$15-25/hr 2 yrs exp

Child care

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I worked at a in home daycare center and it was specifically for special needs kids. I was so an aide for kids or adults who needed help on school or at work or even home
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Shamika F.


Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr 10 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...
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Jacqueline N.


Herndon, VA

$10-20/hr

Am A Reliable, Focused, Nursing Professional

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Honestly I have no experience but am compassionate, caring and love taking care of patients in diverse healthcare settings.
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Taylir C.


Sterling, VA

$20-25/hr 3 yrs exp

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I have experience as a Direct Support Professional and a Behavioral Technician. I have worked with children and adults on the spectrum for 3 years. I'm comfortable helping in anyway I can as far as cleaning, bathing, driving, and providing some ABA care.
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Rebeca M.


Leesburg, VA

$21-25/hr 2 yrs exp

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Hi there, I'm Bec! I started working with kids when I was still a kid my self! I began teaching infants and toddlers how to swim when I was 13. Around the same age, I would go to elementary schools every weekend and participate in a big sister program. In high school I worked with special needs...
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Selah B.


Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr 4 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...

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Hello! I am a senior at James Madison University studying to become a speech language pathologist. I have designed my program around special education and Autism Spectrum Disorder. During my undergraduate I have received a certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders which allows me to work and support...
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Cristina V.


Ashburn, VA

$10-20/hr 6 yrs exp

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My name is Cristina. I am 39 years old. I have experience with kids of all ages. I not only watch your kids and make sure they are safe. I help them to learn from doing fun and creative activities. I' m reliable and very responsible person, as well as patient and caring with children. I have a...
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Traci J.


Ashburn, VA

$25-30/hr 10 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...

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Care is my passion and my number one priority Is provide a good care during all the time. I like to be honest and responsible.
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Luisa A.


Ashburn, VA

$15-15/hr 5 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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Debra C.


Ashburn, VA

$23-30/hr 10 yrs exp

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I've been working in pediatric nursing and nutrition education for over 30 years. I've worked privately and for doctors, but enjoy helping Families in their homes. I've worked with special needs children in a school and home environment. I hope I can help ..
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Linda A.


Reston, VA

$10-15/hr 5 yrs exp

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I am a very loving, patient and caring individual who has experience caring for special needs children. I have the temperament and nature for this kind of care. I'd love to offer assistance and help to any family that would love to receive my services. Thank you
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Nageswry P.


Sterling, VA

$20-29/hr 10 yrs exp

Caregiver/Special Needs

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I love helping people. My last client lived to be 101 years old and I was taking care of her for 7 years. I supervised 4 caregivers and was responsible for scheduling medical appointments etc.. I also have experience with childcare and infants.
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Sharon F.


Herndon, VA

$10-15/hr

Special Needs Caregiver

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I also have experience caring for individuals with special needs, in particular, Down Syndrome. I maintained a safe environment for them to work and play. Provided simple instructions so they could engage in daily tasks like folding laundry, washing dishes and fun activities like playing basketball,...

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Jackie O.

5.0

Jackie has been wonderful! If only she weren't going off to college! Hire her with complete confidence!

- Ray P.

Bharti S.

5.0

Ms. Bharti is a great tutor. She is very nice, patient & understanding. She helped my sons with their studies and their grades also improved steadily throughout the school year. I recommend her to anyone that needs a reliable and caring person to help their child to succeed.

- Smita S.

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.

Steven W.

5.0

Steve is a mentor and life coach for my 28-year-old son, who has ASD. He is a positive, intuitive, motivating, and truly supportive role model who is helping my son gain skills and independence with many areas of life including pre-employment skills, employment, travel training, social and living...

- Morna M.

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