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89 special needs child care are listed in Nashville, TN

The average rate is $16/hr as of December 2023

The average experience for nearby special needs child care is 4 years

Special needs child care in Nashville, TN

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Wendy T.


Nashville, TN

$35-49/hr10 yrs exp

Special Needs Provider

5.0

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I have been an OT for 25+ years. I have coached various sports including gymnastics, basketball and volleyball. Outdoor activities are my passion- gotta stay active and keep moving !! Of course as an OT, I love crafts and tabletop activities to improve upper extremity function especially hand...
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Angela H.


Nashville, TN

$15/hr3 yrs exp

Musical Care For Special Needs

5.0

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My journey with music led me to Nashville, my love for children, and my obsession with music and how it affects the brain landed me a position working with a child who suffered from a brain injury. What I learned from that experience was life-changing. I have six years of experience working with...

Recent review:

5.0
Angela was our full time nanny for 1 year then continued to nanny for us part time for 2 more years. To say we adore her is an understatement. We are a challenging family (4 kids - 1 with severe special needs,...

Reviewed by Elizabeth D.

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Makayla H.


Nashville, TN

$20-30/hr3 yrs exp

Skills & Professionally Trained Special Needs Caregiver

5.0

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Two years ago, I began my journey as a Registered Behavior Technician for children with Autism in a clinic. I knew after my first week that working with kiddos with special needs was something I was deeply passionate about. Not only have I provided care in a clinical setting, but I also have...

Recent review:

5.0
Makayla is fantastic. She is professional, punctual, and an absolute expert in early childhood development. We were looking for someone with a trauma-informed framework who would have the skills to care for our...

Reviewed by Erin F.

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Peyton W.


Nashville, TN

$10-20/hr7 yrs exp

Part-Time Caregiver

5.0

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I have a passion for children. I worked at an ABA clinic for 1 year and have been caring for special needs children for 7 years. I am willing to get to know the child and assist them in the best way possible.

Recent review:

5.0
Peyton was great with our Special Needs 24 year old daughter & her service dog! She was very engaging with her, and our daughter enjoyed their time.

Reviewed by Jeanne C.

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Alli S.


Nashville, TN

$15/hr6 yrs exp

Experienced Child Care Provider

5.0

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I worked with children with disabilities for almost 6 years with kids between the ages of 4 and 17 on the Autism Spectrum and with behavioral disabilities. I am CPR and First Aid certified and have many behavioral trainings. I am a loving and caring person available to help you and your family.

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Over the summer, I volunteer at a camp for young adults with Down Syndrome. Beginning in high school and continuing throughout college, I have been involved with kids. Currently, I work at a school with students that are blind or deaf. I love advocating and working with people with disabilities! I...

Recent review:

5.0
Mackenzie exceeded all our expectations this summer. I can't thank her enough for all she did while taking care of our special needs son.

Reviewed by Tom N.

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Laura S.


Nashville, TN

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

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I love helping people who are in need. I have a huge heart, I am patient and compassionate. I am empathetic, understanding, smoke free/drug free.
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Keandria W.


Nashville, TN

$14-19/hr4 yrs exp

3.7

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I love giving out attention and love. I have four years of experience working with autistic kids. What I have learned about caring for them is Your child may need a five minute, two minute or one minute warning before there is a change of activity or behavior. For example saying you have five...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Keandria interviewed with us and she was extremely thorough and you can tell she has the experience with children. She is definitely on my list to hire when services are needed in the future.

Reviewed by Tawny W.

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Victoria B.


Nashville, TN

$10-20/hr7 yrs exp

Part Time Babysitter/Nanny

5.0

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I have always loved working with children and I have been babysitting since I was 13 years old. Currently, I am in between undergrad and grad school to become a Speech Pathologist. I have a ton of experience working with children with disabilities, with all ages and ability levels. I have worked at...
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Teresa T.


Nashville, TN

$25-30/hr8 yrs exp

Fun Loving Caretaker

5.0

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Hi! My name is Teresa, but you can call me T! I have 9 years of experience working with people who have intellectual/developmental disabilities like down syndrome and autism. I have helped friends and families over the past 8 years with childcare. I am very enthusiastic and I love to have fun!...
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Caroline H.


Nashville, TN

$20/hr5 yrs exp

Vanderbilt Student, Special Needs Experience

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Hi, my name is Caroline and I am a Junior at Vanderbilt University. I am studying Childhood Development and have a minor in Special Education. I am an active babysitter and tutor in my hometown and am excited to start working with kids again in Nashville! I am neat, organized, and on time. I enjoy...
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Lilian B.


Nashville, TN

$15-30/hr6 yrs exp

Engaging Sitter With Pediatric Personal Care/special Needs Experience

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I am a creative, caring, and reliable archaeology student with over six years of babysitting and tutoring experience. I have special training in performing personal care and working with kids with varying levels of ability. I have vast experience caring for kids with serious illness and intellectual...
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Christiana R.


Nashville, TN

$15/hr

Caregiver With A Passion For Working With Individuals With Special Needs

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I have been caring for children for 10 years and have experience working with newborns-13 years old. I have been working with specialized populations of children since 2013 and have a wide variety of experience. I have previous paraprofessional experience in an elementary school setting working with...
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Amy L.


Nashville, TN

$15-20/hr9 yrs exp

Highly Experienced Special Needs Caregiver Available

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Hi! I moved to Nashville from Milwaukee, Wisconsin in April 2018. My entire career has been in disability services ranging from working in schools, ABA therapy in-home, camps, recreation and respite programs, transition programs, etc. I grew up with an older sibling with autism, so my passion comes...
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Ashley L W.


Nashville, TN

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Special Needs

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Hello! My name is Ashley! I am a former special education teacher and I would love to have the opportunity to work with your family! special needs available.
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Hannah R.


Nashville, TN

$10-25/hr

Special Needs Nanny/Caretaker

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I am a current college student at Vanderbilt University, where I am in my final year studying Special Education. Upon graduation, I will be a certified Special Education Teacher for grades K-12, specializing in comprehensive/severe disabilities. During my time in college, I have gained experience...
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Melody M.


Nashville, TN

$15-25/hr

Special Needs Nanny

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I currently work with children in foster care who have special needs to include intellectual and developmental disabilities. I am also almost done completing my RBT certification.
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Chris L.


Nashville, TN

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Caregiver For Special Needs Individuals

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I have over 25 years of experience providing care for individuals with Downs Syndrome, autism and many different types of special needs. I love my work! I'm also a caring, responsible and reliable person who is easy to get along with and will provide excellent service.
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Deja V.


Nashville, TN

$10-15/hr4 yrs exp

Caregiver For Special Needs

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I have worked with special needs children and adults. I worked with them for four years. I have a core A and Core B classes, plus CPR and first aid. I'm also a certified nursing assistant. I have been for six years.
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Emily W.


Nashville, TN

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Fun Special Needs Sitter

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Hi! My name is Emily. I am a Tennessee native who loves working with children of all ability levels. I have been working with children and adults with special needs since 2010. I have professional and volunteer experience in public schools, private schools, ABA clinics, children's hospitals, adult...
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Jennifer G.


Nashville, TN

$15-20/hr3 yrs exp

Passionate, Fun, And Patient Special Needs Caregiver

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Hi! My name is Jenny, and working with special needs individuals is one of my biggest passions! I have
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Rebecca S.


Nashville, TN

$10-15/hr4 yrs exp

Special Education Teacher

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I taught 3rd and 4th grade students my first year of teaching. Their disabilities included Specific Learning Disabilities, Other Health Impairments, and Autism. For the past three years, I have taught middle school; 6th, 7th, and 8th grade. The students I taught were also diagnosed with Specific...
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Megan W.


Nashville, TN

$10-15/hr8 yrs exp

Special Education Teacher

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I have a masters in Special Education from Arizona State University. I also taught at a school for students with Emotional Disabilities and Autism for 2 years. I now create and facilitate professional development workshops for teachers on Emotional Disabilities, Autism and Literacy for Cognitively...
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Elizabeth R.


Nashville, TN

$20-25/hr

Special Ed. Teacher With 5 Years Of Experience

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Hi! I'm Lizzie. I have a Masters in Special Education and am a certified TN special education teacher. I have taught middle and high school students with disabilities for 5 years and grew up with 4 younger brothers with disabilities. I can provide academic intervention services as a tutor or provide...
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Jena G.


Nashville, TN

$10-20/hr7 yrs exp

Special Education Teacher Looking For Part Time Care-Giving Job

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I have over 10 years of experiences working with children with special needs in the home and in the classroom. I have been a special education teacher for 5 years. During my experiences, I have worked with kids who have a wide variety of needs including behavioral, social, physical, and academic...
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Klarise P.


Nashville, TN

$10/hr3 yrs exp

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Hi my name is Klarise. I have 3 years of experience working with kids. I worked as a recreation leader in California for 2 years working summer camps and before and after school programs. I also have over a year of babysitting experience with kids toddler-2nd grade. After moving to Tennessee I...
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Haley B.


Nashville, TN

$15-25/hr3 yrs exp

Haley B

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I am a 22-year-old energetic nanny and recent Trevecca alum! I work at First Steps preschool part-time, so I am well-versed in children with special needs. I also worked as a nurse's assistant for a few months to support our health care workers during the pandemic. In my down time I am an artistic,...
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Alana C.


Nashville, TN

$15-30/hr4 yrs exp

Confidence Booster And Motivator

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Conductive Education and Elementary Teacher with 4 years of experience leading and managing classrooms of 8-15 students with motor disorders ranging from ages 10 months to 26 years. Recognized for ability to develop and implement activities and initiate conversations that improve learning, overall...
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Maeve H.


Nashville, TN

$15-20/hr6 yrs exp

Part-Time Caregiver Available!

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I am a kindhearted, responsible special education teacher, with a Masters degree in early childhood and special education. I am also a licensed BCBA. I am a non-smoker, have my own transportation, and am CPR and first aid certified. Background clearances are also available upon request. I also have...
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Devanie C.


Nashville, TN

$14-19/hr2 yrs exp

Funny, Loving, And Extroverted Best Friend

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Though that title sounds a bit much, I truly embody it in everything I do! I'm here to help in any way that I can & I'm always up for a challenge! Fun facts about me: 1. I'm left handed which is a bit crazy considering I have my own day! 2. I'm a massive nerd. Anything from marvel to star wars is...

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Recent special needs child care reviews in Nashville, TN

Angela H.

5.0

Angela was our full time nanny for 1 year then continued to nanny for us part time for 2 more years. To say we adore her is an understatement. We are a challenging family (4 kids - 1 with severe special needs, 1 with a strong will : ) and twins) and she showed up with a smile on her face every day...

- Elizabeth D.

Makayla H.

5.0

Makayla is fantastic. She is professional, punctual, and an absolute expert in early childhood development. We were looking for someone with a trauma-informed framework who would have the skills to care for our two girls, one of whom has special needs, and Makayla far exceeded our expectations. The...

- Erin F.

Peyton W.

5.0

Peyton was great with our Special Needs 24 year old daughter & her service dog! She was very engaging with her, and our daughter enjoyed their time.

- Jeanne C.

Mackenzie C.

5.0

Mackenzie exceeded all our expectations this summer. I can't thank her enough for all she did while taking care of our special needs son.

- Tom N.

Keandria W.

5.0

Keandria interviewed with us and she was extremely thorough and you can tell she has the experience with children. She is definitely on my list to hire when services are needed in the future.

- Tawny W.

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Average Rating4.8 / 5

Special Needs Child Care in Nashville, TN are rated 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 16 reviews of the 89 listed special needs child care.