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The average rate is $19/hr as of September 2023

The average star rating for special needs nannies is 4.6

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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

(1)

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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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Samantha H.


Sterling, VA

$18-25/hr 10 yrs exp

Part-time Or Full-time Nanny

5.0

(1)

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I have over 10 years experience working with children. I have nannied full time for several families and babysat for dozens of families, children ages 5 weeks to 15 years. I love spending time with children, teaching and learning from them. I was a full-time employee at a special needs child care...

Recent review:

5.0
Samantha interviewed with us and stayed with our boys for a bit afterwards. She was wonderful! Samantha is polite, well-spoken, attentive, and engaging. We look forward to having her watch our boys again...

Reviewed by Jen K.

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Catherine M.


Herndon, VA

$15-20/hr 6 yrs exp

Babysitter/Nanny In Northern VA

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I am an FCPS teacher and coach (high school) and love working with kids! I have a Ph. D. in Psychology with a concentration in Development & Cognition, so I spent the majority of my time in school working with kids from preschool to elementary ages. Over the past years, I have worked as a preschool...
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Patricia K.


Reston, VA

$16-28/hr 10 yrs exp

Live In Nanny

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I am a single mother of 3 grown successful young men. I also have experience working with a few types of special needs children as well. I am looking to relocate to a fun place where I can work and enjoy life outside of the everyday grind of an office. I can provide my resume upon your request. I...
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Olivia S.


Ashburn, VA

$18-25/hr 7 yrs exp

Experienced Nanny - Seeking Full Time Position

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Hi families! I am eager to connect with and care for your kiddos! My experience over the past seven years includes babysitting/nannying, church employment, and overnight care. I have provided reliable care for ages ranging from six months to 13 years old, from one child up to seven children in the...
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Allie M.


Herndon, VA

$26-36/hr 10 yrs exp

One Of A Kind Nanny With Auntie Energy

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Hello! My name is Allie. I am a trained pastry chef and culinary professional. I have been a babysitter/nanny for over 15 families over the years. I have taken care of newborns to teens and have worked with special needs children as well. I was a lifeguard for over 7 years. Although my...
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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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Rose L.


Oakland, CA

$30-30/hr 10 yrs exp

Highly Experienced And Creative Special Needs Nannying

5.0

(3)

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I am a highly skilled special needs child caretaker, Paraprofessional and Doula. For over 10 years I have had the pleasure of working with a range of ages and abilities in special needs capacity. I am passionate about supporting people to thrive. I have extensive experience across the life cycle...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Rose is a thoughtful, patient, experienced and compassionate caregiver. She has been a wonderful addition to our life and I cannot recommend her more highly.

Reviewed by Eliza G.

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Grace F.


Strongsville, OH

$10-15/hr 10 yrs exp

Special Needs Nanny

5.0

(1)

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In my 19 years as a nanny, I have dealt with panic disorder, ADHD, inattentive ADD, depression, anxiety, food intolerance, anaphylactic food allergies, developmental, speech, and cognitive delays.
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Kelley E.


Escondido, CA

$35-50/hr 10 yrs exp

A Very Special Needs Nanny

5.0

(6)

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I had an in-home family daycare for four years and my step-sister also had an in-home family daycare at her home. We worked together and I would bring my daycare children (with the parents permission) to her home every week. The children had a great time together. We had a special needs little boy...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Highly recommend. Will definitely hire again,

Reviewed by Sid P.

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Jasmine H.


Killeen, TX

$17-25/hr 3 yrs exp

Autism/Special Needs Nanny

5.0

(1)

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Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review my profile. I am sincerely passionate about children's wellbeing and being an engaged and positive influence in child care. I have certifications for First Aid and CPR. I have experience with all ages of children, newborn through teenage, and caring for...

Recent review:

5.0
Jasmine has been very timely and has helped me greatly with cleaning tasks/and lifting objects up stairs. She's also very compassionate and caring and I've loved that about her!!!

Reviewed by Peggy P.

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Nate H.


Atlanta, GA

$20-30/hr 10 yrs exp

Nanny For 11yrs W/Special Needs Exp.

2.0

(1)

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Reliable, hard working, professional, but funny and easy going. I've worked as a nanny/caregiver for 10 years, with a few of my clients having special needs that range from adult care to nonverbal children. I am seeking a part time position, either early mornings, overnights, or weekends. I adapt...
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Hannah D.


Chicago, IL

$25-28/hr 7 yrs exp

Special Needs Nanny

5.0

(3)

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My name is Hannah, and I am a 26 y. o psychology graduate and web designer. I choose to still have a part time caregiving position because it is undoubtedly, 100% my passion. I have been working with and caring for disabled adults and children for the past 7 years. I have experience providing...

Recent review:

5.0
She did a top notch excellent job with my special needs boy. We miss her.

Reviewed by Holly K.

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Wendy S.


Boulder, CO

$35-50/hr 10 yrs exp

Experienced Childcare Specialist/Nanny for Special Needs Children

5.0

(1)

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I have 8 years of experience in social work working with the developmentally disabled in both group home settings to on-the-job locations. My clients ranged from high functioning adults to physically challenged; paraplegic, nonverbal, etc. Furthermore, I have extensive experience working with...
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Cathy F.


Porterville, CA

$25-25/hr 10 yrs exp

Care Provider, Nanny, Special Needs and General Babysitting

5.0

(1)

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I have worked in the child care field for 28 years. I love working with children. I have worked with special needs children as well.

Recent review:

5.0
Cathy has been an amazing addition to our family for the last two years. We adopted four siblings ages 1-4 (now 3-6) and she has been with our family since day one. She helped bring our oldest up to...

Reviewed by Denise G.

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Hannah D.


Chicago, IL

$27-27/hr 7 yrs exp

PT Special Needs Nanny / Caregiver

5.0

(3)

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PT Special Needs Nanny / Caregiver. My name is Hannah and I am a 26 y. o special needs caregiver with over 6+ years of experience. Over the past several years I have been able to provide mobility assistance, hygiene assistance, administer medication, and provide 24 hour care to a variety of...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Hannah has always been responsible. As a young girl she has always looked out for her siblings. When Hannah noticed her siblings were bored she would create something fun for them to do. She loves children....

Reviewed by Mary F.

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Alison P.


Raleigh, NC

$45-45/hr 10 yrs exp

Experienced Nanny With Special Needs And Complex Medical Issues Available Part-Time

5.0

(7)

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I have raised 3 special needs children with issues including ASD, PDD, prematurity, asthma, respiratory issues and monitoring, developmental delays, auditory processing, sensory integration dysfunction, speech delays, Dysphagia, Celiac disease, and food allergies. I am well versed in current...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Alison helped took care of my household of 7 cats for a week while my husband and I went out of town for a week. Our regular pet sitter could not watch the cats for us this time, and we couldn't cancel our trip...

Reviewed by Joanna D.

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Wendy M.


Clermont, FL

$17-25/hr 10 yrs exp

Fun & Attentive Nanny With Special Needs Experience

5.0

(5)

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Hi, my name is Wendy, but I go by my middle name, Shaye. I have lived in Clermont, Florida, for 22 years with my husband and son. In addition to raising my son who is now 18 years old, my background in caregiving includes the care of children of all abilities, as well as serving as a companion to...

Recent review:

5.0
I have known her since one of my children was age 5, who is a teenager now. Shaye is always friendly, positive, cheerful and very caring. I wouldn't ask anyone else for the service rather than her.

Reviewed by Hitomi C.

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Sabina A.


Saint Louis, MO

$18-30/hr 10 yrs exp

Experienced Nanny & Special Needs Childcare, Caregiver/health Tech For Elderly And Disabled.

5.0

(5)

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Hello, I have few separate services that I offer listed on my profile under separate categories with its own ratings/reviews. Caregiver/health tech/aid for elderly and disabled, special needs childcare, childcare and personal assistant. I am registered with MO Department of Health and Senior...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Sabina is everything I was looking for and has exceeded my expectations. She quickly put me at ease with her professionalism. She has worked with us for about 6 months now and I know my daughter LOVES and looks...

Reviewed by Alisha S.

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Flor V.


Indio, CA

$22-33/hr 10 yrs exp

Babysitter/Nanny (Experienced With Special Needs Kids!)

5.0

(3)

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:D Hello! My name is Flor and I've been babysitting children ages 0-12 for as long as I can remember! I have extensive experience not only in Childcare but also as a Private Tutor. I also absolutely love animals as well so I can guarantee you will not be disappointed in choosing me if your household...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Flor was absolutely amazing. She showed up right on time, and did an amazing job with your 4 month old and 6 year old during a night out. We have two dogs as well that loved her too. We will definitely be...

Reviewed by Ashley I.

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Sandra M.


Federal Way, WA

$22-28/hr 10 yrs exp

Nanny/Sitter/Special Needs Care

4.9

(18)

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I enjoy helping families by providing caring, competent, trustworthy services. I engage with children and so far all kids love me! I've cared for healthy, autistic and developmentally disabled children ages infant to young adult. I have excellent work references, a clear background check, fully...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Sandra has just started working with our family, and the kids fell in love with her from the first visit! She is punctual (usually early!) and always has fun things on hand for the kids to play with. She's...

Reviewed by Holly B.

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Violeta M.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$25-25/hr 10 yrs exp

Part Time Or Full Time - Nanny/babysitter/Special Needs Available

5.0

(5)

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I'm a life-loving person, I simply enjoy spending time with children. I love taking children to interactive and fun activities such as the library, zoo, museum, park, etc. But I can also spend the day at home coloring, drawing, and playing. It is very easy for me to connect with kids. I understand...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Violetta is amazing! She became part of our family. She took amazing care of our 2 toddlers. She treated them like her own children. She is one of the most dependable, loving, caring and kind people we have...

Reviewed by Ramsay H.

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Suzanne P.


Mesa, AZ

$18-32/hr 10 yrs exp

Nanny/ Sitter, Not Restricted to Special Needs Children.

4.8

(5)

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I have extensive experience in newborns and toddlers and the references to back it up. I love children they make my heart light and my day worthwhile. I am currently taking care of a toddler and an infant. I have taken care of them from the day they came home from the hospital. I am able to work...

Recent reviews:

5.0
I had a very last second, minimal notice need for a sitter and Suzanne made herself available immediately. Not only that, but she made herself OVER available - she offered to stay longer (which ended up being...

Reviewed by Cailee R.

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Jenean B.


Rudy, AR

$11-16/hr 10 yrs exp

Nanny With Special Needs Experience

5.0

(2)

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I have over 10 years of experience caring for newborns, toddlers and teens including a family with six children. I started as a tutor for children while working on my Masters degree in education. I specialize in teaching children to read including autistic children. I also have several years of...

Recent reviews:

5.0
My daughter needed a nanny for her son while she is in school. I was impressed with Jenean's promptness in responding to our request as well as to any other needs we had. I haven't actually met jenean other...

Reviewed by Mary Jane S.

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Sarah Z.


Manchester, MI

$20-25/hr 10 yrs exp

Full-time Nanny With Special Needs Experience

5.0

(1)

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I have always enjoyed working with children whether it was as a Case Manager for autistic children, Infant Care Giver at an orphanage , or Infant/Toddler Teacher at a daycare. I have over 20 years of experience working with children and 8 of those years have been as a Professional Nanny. Continuing...

Recent review:

5.0
I am Sarah's current employer (she nannies for our 18-month old daughter, M.). The family in Ohio who ends up with this wonderful woman in their home is very, very lucky. As a busy, dual-professional couple who...

Reviewed by Adrian M.

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Judith S.


Albany, NY

$10-15/hr 4 yrs exp

Special Needs Nanny

5.0

(1)

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I am experienced in providing care of children with special needs such as autism, cerebral palsy, and ADHD. I am knowledgeable of the communication, learning, and physical needs of the special needs populations.

Recent review:

5.0
Judith is an amazing Nanny. She took care of my two children with enthusiasm and diligence. One of my children has Autism and is nonverbal. Judith was very patient with him and understood his needs. She...

Reviewed by Parker O.

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Farisa K.


Bloomfield, NJ

$15-30/hr 5 yrs exp

Special Needs Babysitter/nanny

5.0

(1)

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My grandmother was a health care worker that worked with both adults and children with special needs. I become a substitute teacher and fell in love with teaching and nurturing children that have special needs. I discovered my passion for special education as a teachers assistant for children on the...
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Carli C.


Chicago, IL

$10-25/hr 1 yrs exp

Special Needs Nanny

5.0

(1)

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I have nannnied an 11-year-old boy with special needs for over a year now. I assist and tutor him in math, reading, and writing. I pick him up and drop him off to school, appointments, and after school activities. I also administer his medication and clean up different areas of the house.

Recent review:

5.0
Carli and I have shared a nannying job for over 3 years. She is always on time, always friendly and enthusiastic about child or pet care, and she definitely has a special ability to connect with children and...

Reviewed by Emily H.

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Kaitlyn D.


Streetman, TX

$10-15/hr 6 yrs exp

Special Needs Nanny Available, Summer Nanny

1.0

(1)

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Hello, my name is Kaitlyn... I'm 20 years old with 4 years caring for infants and 8 years caring for those with special needs. I have grown up around Autism, and have experience with cerebral palsy, Down's syndrome, Deafness and know ASL. I am great at working with children that have limited verbal...
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Mariah W.


Amherst, NH

$20-20/hr 8 yrs exp

Experienced Special Needs Nanny

3.0

(1)

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I have been working with children, adolescents and adults who have special needs for about 8 years. I have been able to communicate with and teach those who have different challenges as well as medical issues. I am working towards my RN and want to obtain a job in the Human Services field because I...

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Recent special needs nanny reviews

Jackie O.

5.0

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

- Ray P.

Samantha H.

5.0

Samantha interviewed with us and stayed with our boys for a bit afterwards. She was wonderful! Samantha is polite, well-spoken, attentive, and engaging. We look forward to having her watch our boys again soon.

- Jen K.

Rose L.

5.0

Rose is a thoughtful, patient, experienced and compassionate caregiver. She has been a wonderful addition to our life and I cannot recommend her more highly.

- Eliza G.

Kelley E.

5.0

Highly recommend. Will definitely hire again,

- Sid P.

Jasmine H.

5.0

Jasmine has been very timely and has helped me greatly with cleaning tasks/and lifting objects up stairs. She's also very compassionate and caring and I've loved that about her!!!

- Peggy P.

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Special Needs Nannies are rated 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 6,419 reviews of the 5,547 listed special needs nannies.