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421 special needs caregivers are listed in Brooklyn, NY

The average rate is $21/hr as of February 2024

The average experience for nearby special needs caregivers is 5 years

Special needs caregivers in Brooklyn, NY

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Angelica N.


Brooklyn, NY

$10-20/hr5 yrs exp

Responsible College Student With Special Needs Care Experience

5.0

(1)

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My older brother(20) is severely autistic. Growing up with him, I labeled myself the "big little sister" as I was constantly helping care for my brother. Additionally, I volunteered with his school for children with autism for a large majority of my life. I also babysat children on the spectrum, both from his school and my...
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Laurie A.


Brooklyn, NY

$25-35/hr5 yrs exp

Special Needs Provider

5.0

(1)

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I have had extensive experience working with children with mental and physical challenges. I am certified in First Aid and CPR. I have a New York State background check. I love to work with children because they teach us more about ourselves than anyone ever will.
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Abdulhakim B.


Brooklyn, NY

$40-50/hr5 yrs exp

Abdul Strong And Experienced Special Needs Care Provider In Richmond.

5.0

(1)

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Eight years experience with special needs and developmental needs. Five years with muscular dystrophy. looking to assist with daily needs, whether driving or around the home. I also can provide ABA(Applied Behavioral Analysis) with people with Autism. I am super reliable and well tempered to deal with any situations, I've...

Recent review:

5.0
Abdul has worked with my son for a year now. I have a 9 YO with Autism. Abdul is reliable, flexible and professional. He has developed a very close supportive relationship with my son, who loves him dearly. I...

Reviewed by Care member

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Leandro M.


Brooklyn, NY

$20-30/hr

Part-time Special Needs Caregiver Available

5.0

(2)

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I am a 50-year-old immigrant from Argentina, a musician by trade. I have been naturalized in the US since 2003. I have been married for 23 years and have two teenage sons. I have been a stay-at-home dad, caring for my children for over a decade. I am currently finishing my graduate studies and training as a mental health...

Recent review:

5.0
Leandro worked for my 51 year old son as personal assistant and caregiver for 3 months, He was kind, attentive and dependable. Leandro was always ready to assist my son and our family in anyway we requested. He...

Reviewed by Robert P.

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Casey A.


Brooklyn, NY

$23-35/hr5 yrs exp

Qualified And Passionate DSP

5.0

(4)

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Since graduating From Keene State 13 I've been stuck in cubicles and meetings where everyone is talking over each other. Admittedly that was partially my fault as I truly struggled to find something I was passionate about. What was I good at, I asked myself. Was it Science, Math, Art . It was actually none of the above . My best...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Casey is a reliable responsible pleasant person. He has worked with my son for the last year and a half. Some of the activities they do together are taking walks to the park and enjoying the swings, going for...

Reviewed by Jeffrey D.

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Camille N.


Brooklyn, NY

$20-50/hr10 yrs exp

NYC Creative & Active Babysitter And Nanny

5.0

(1)

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I have experience caring for the following special needs categories: Down syndrome, Type 1 Diabetes and Autism Spectrum - PDDNOS, Intellectually Disabled.
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Nato A.


Brooklyn, NY

$15-30/hr10 yrs exp

Part Time Or Full Time

3.0

(1)

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My name is Nato, I am from country Georgia, I am a nurse with 10 years experience. I am a honest, punctual, responsible person and I love my profession
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Daria T.


Brooklyn, NY

$20-45/hr10 yrs exp

Attentive Professional Caregiver. Psychologist & Teacher By Education, Kind Loving Personality

5.0

(1)

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Hello Dear Parents! I'm Daria, professional in childcare with more than 11 years of experience and great love for kids. I have a degree in Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Teaching (I got it not in US). All this years I've been working with children: taking care, helping with pre-school education, psychological help and...
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Rufina P.


Brooklyn, NY

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

Part-time/Full-time Caregiver Available

5.0

(2)

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I have been a Social Worker for over 10 years. I have worked in the Foster Care system and Preventive Services agencies helping families and children. I have monitored/implemented services for Special Needs children with ADHD, Behavioral and Emotional issues, Learning Disorders, Down Syndrome and Autism. I have training as a...
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Eliza O.


Brooklyn, NY

$15-30/hr1 yrs exp

Experience And Research Knowledge With ADHD And Autism

5.0

(1)

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I have experience working with kids with ADHD as well as children on the Autism / Aspergers Spectrum. I have also conducted and analyzed extensive research on children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and behavioral conduct issues, thus I am quite familiar with the special considerations and issues involved in working with...
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Catherina D.


Brooklyn, NY

$35-50/hr5 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hello, my name is Catherina. I'm available to care for your love one's. I have experience working with client with different needs and care.
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Oscar R.


Brooklyn, NY

$30/hr10 yrs exp

12+ Years Experience Of Direct Support For Variety Of Developmental Disabilities

5.0

(4)

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Hello! I have over 10 yrs of experience in providing supports and care for children and adults with PDD and ASD. I've received training in ABA therapy and have extensive work history with a focus on daily life goals, as well as music therapy (I play and teach several instruments), cooking, outdoor activities, and exercise (I...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Very dependable, kind, caring, patient, really cut out for this kind of work.

Reviewed by Richard I.

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Julien L.


Brooklyn, NY

$30-50/hr4 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Master's graduate of Psychology over 4 years of experience caring for both children, teens, and adults with a range of neurological, mental, and developmental disabilities in both private and clinical settings as well as personal lived experience with family members with CP and ASD.

Recent review:

5.0
The ONLY reason we wouldn't rehire Julian is that my "special needs" son much prefers a female caregiver. My wife, only last night, was talking about Julian in a most favorable way.

Reviewed by Kevin H.

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Maura R.


Brooklyn, NY

$15-20/hr1 yrs exp

Loving Sister & Advocate

5.0

(1)

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Over the past year, I've been a personal care assistant for my twin sister M with Cerebral Palsy who is verbal, mobile and social. During our time together, I have been her means of transportation to social activities and weekly appointments. I've had the opportunity to spend time with the organization Highland Friendship Club...
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Felicia G.


Brooklyn, NY

$19-25/hr3 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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I have been acquired health care management skills to provide excellent good care for all types of patients. My experience rotations me with hands-on experience caring for patients using the nursing assistant standards of care, practice and advocacy. I would welcome the opportunity to discuss your needs, and my qualifications,...

Recent review:

5.0
Felicia was great. She was always early. She was attentive to my mother's needs. She prepared meals, went on walks and much more. I highly recommend, Felicia.

Reviewed by Ray R.

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Helena E.


Brooklyn, NY

$15-25/hr

Part/Full Time Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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I have grown up very closely with all of my cousins. My younger cousin, Francesca, has been my little side-kick since she was born. She has a rare chromosomal disorder which includes developmental disabilities. Francesca has taught me so much that I wouldn't have learned otherwise. She has given me a new perspective on life...

Recent review:

5.0
Helena was excellent! She worked with my daughter (who has special needs) and Helena was extremely caring, kind & patient (which isn't easy:). She also helped with my other kids and they loved her. She is the...

Reviewed by Care member

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Kerry T.


Brooklyn, NY

$25/hr2 yrs exp

Full Time Caregiver Available

5.0

(2)

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I am looking for temporary work as a sitter or caregiver for disabled kids, most of my experience is autism related. I work full time at a day treatment facility/ school program for kids with disabilities and behavioral issues. As a Teaching Assistant/paraprofessional I am responsible for helping students with classwork,...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Kerry is provides the utmost care for her clients. She communicates well, understands the motivations and demonstrates empathy. Her clients, love and respect her. Because of this you should seriously...

Reviewed by Lewis T.

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Trishanna W.


Brooklyn, NY

$25-50/hr10 yrs exp

Professional Efficient Caregiver.

5.0

(2)

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Hi I'm Trishanna, a special needs caregiver with over 10 years paid experience. I am efficient, patient, punctual, hardworking and a problem solver . Quick thinker in situations that require prompt attention. My credentials are extensive and exceptional. I'm proficient in the field of Cna , pca and Hha . Your family member is my...

Recent review:

5.0
She was proficient in her words. Very eloquent and knowledgeable.

Reviewed by Peter L.

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Adrianna J.


Brooklyn, NY

$20-25/hr5 yrs exp

Patient And Kind Help

5.0

(1)

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Since a young age I have been around those that have taken care of special needs children and adults. My grandmother and mother have always shown special interest in those with special needs, and have provided the best care possible. Now that I have found myself searching for a more meaningful way of life, I have chosen to...

Recent review:

5.0
Adrianna is a very reliable, communicative caregiver. She spends time mentoring my young adult son with special needs and she's great. We both get along with her personality. She's naturally easy going but very...

Reviewed by Kim R.

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Ia B.


Brooklyn, NY

$15-30/hr7 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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My name is Ia and I am looking for a Caregiver job position. I have a huge experience in that field. I believe I am a valuable team member and my experience will be very productive to you guys.
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5.0

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An experienced direct care and human services professional with over 20 years of professional experience and a lifetime of personal experience with developmentally disabled children and adults.
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5.0

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Bilingual (English/Spanish) employee with over 20 years of experience managing and assisting offices, wellness studios, restaurants, and families. I had worked with special need kids.
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Hannah F.


Brooklyn, NY

$16-25/hr9 yrs exp

Experienced Sitter/Tutor With Special Needs Experi

5.0

(1)

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Adept at communicating with children especially in cases where there are challenges (I have worked with non verbal children as well). I am very patient yet know the value and importance of boundaries with children. Above all I value the safety and nurturing of kids, but love to have fun and learn together.

Recent review:

5.0
Hannah cared for my son who has epilepsy and ASD. She was great with him! Highly recommend Hannah.

Reviewed by Susan N.

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Eliza O.


Brooklyn, NY

$20-35/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced, Kind, Patient & Fun [Early Childhood & Special Needs]

5.0

(2)

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I have a background in early childhood development and education, with 10+ years of childcare experience. My Bachelor's degree is in Developmental Forensic Psychology. I am passionate about children and believe in age-appropriate positive reinforcement and interactive play. I am kind and easygoing, with a calm upbeat attitude. I...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Eliza is friendly and energetic. Our daughter can be a bit picky with babysitters, and she has had a great time with Eliza, whether it was help during the day or babysitting in the evening.

Reviewed by Elizabeth S.

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Anita D.


Brooklyn, NY

$30-40/hr10 yrs exp

Vibrant, Retired Mom Of 3 (2 With Special Needs)

5.0

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Hi! My name is Anita and I'm excited to get to know you and your family! I'm a retired first responder looking to fill my schedule purposefully. I know just how busy life can get so if I can help a family by lending my time to care for their children as well as they would, I'd love the opportunity! My 11 years as a mother of 3...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Anita is wonderful, and I would highly recommend working with her! Anita came over in advance of a date night and took the time to get to know our 1 year old, building trust and comfort level with him. He is...

Reviewed by Julia M.

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Deserie T.


Brooklyn, NY

$40-45/hr10 yrs exp

Childcare Provider And All-around Baby Whisperer.

5.0

(1)

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I have 30+ years of experience caring for and educating children from birth to young adults with & without special needs. I have been fingerprinted and background checked on file. I am currently trained & certified in Infant/Child & Adult First Aid, AED & CPR. I also have prior Mental Health First Aid Certification, along with...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Deserie has been the most wonderful nanny we could have ever asked for. When she first met our baby at 3 months old, the way she held her and cared for her and knew how to calm her really gave me a sense of...

Reviewed by Matthew P.

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Rachael D.


Brooklyn, NY

$18-23/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Warm Sitter

5.0

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Hi! I grew up in a big family, now I have lots of nieces and nephews. I have a lot of experience watching children as young as weeks old. I created my own camps for kids, I worked as a camp counselor for teens, and I've also had a job as a daycare assistant. I am finishing medical school in November(2023), and I will hopefully...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Rachael was awesome. My wife and I felt very comfortable with her and she was the first sitter we've used for our 3-month old. She was attentive, on time, communicative and genuinely interested in our little...

Reviewed by Evan M.

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Heather C.


Brooklyn, NY

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Brooklyn Part-Time Babysitter For Date Nights/Weekend Help!

5.0

(5)

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Kids have always had a special place in my heart and I was lucky enough to learn this from a young age. I started out watching my younger siblings, cousins, and neighbors. I believe that having been surrounded by kids at that stage of my life made me a more patient, empathetic, and well-rounded adult. I've worked as a nanny in...

Recent reviews:

5.0
I cannot speak HIGHLY ENOUGH about Heather and the place she holds in our hearts after working with our family for the last 2.5 years. She has had an immensely positive impact on our son's physical and...

Reviewed by Care member

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Nabila N.


Brooklyn, NY

$25-28/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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10 years experience as a babysitter . I speak Arabic, French and English. I have experience with special need kids.

Recent reviews:

5.0
Nabila cared for our daughter when she was a baby and was wonderful. They were always playing and singing and laughing. She also did our daughter's laundry, which was a huge help to use because our baby had...

Reviewed by Alex C.

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Angelica N.


Brooklyn, NY

$22-25/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Sitter With Flexible Hours.

5.0

(1)

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I am currently a teaching artist at both the Brooklyn Children's Museum and Free Arts NYC. In 2020 I graduated from NYU with a minor in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Studies. For as long as I can remember I have been trusted to care for all the children in my family, including my older brother with autism, as well as my...

Recent review:

5.0
Angelica cares for my son who is high functioning ASD. She is caring compassionate and rolls with his nonsense and manages to gets him back on a desired path. She is a great asset to our family while in NYC...

Reviewed by Julie J.

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in Brooklyn, NY

Abdulhakim B.

5.0

Abdul has worked with my son for a year now. I have a 9 YO with Autism. Abdul is reliable, flexible and professional. He has developed a very close supportive relationship with my son, who loves him dearly. I am very grateful to have him as a caretaker.

- Care member

Leandro M.

5.0

Leandro worked for my 51 year old son as personal assistant and caregiver for 3 months, He was kind, attentive and dependable. Leandro was always ready to assist my son and our family in anyway we requested. He also assisted my son in performing his physical therapy and occupational therapy daily...

- Robert P.

Casey A.

5.0

Casey is a reliable responsible pleasant person. He has worked with my son for the last year and a half. Some of the activities they do together are taking walks to the park and enjoying the swings, going for rides in our car to the Mall, supermarket and beach, Depending on the weather. Casey is...

- Jeffrey D.

Oscar R.

5.0

Very dependable, kind, caring, patient, really cut out for this kind of work.

- Richard I.

Julien L.

5.0

The ONLY reason we wouldn't rehire Julian is that my "special needs" son much prefers a female caregiver. My wife, only last night, was talking about Julian in a most favorable way.

- Kevin H.

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Ratings for Brooklyn, NY special needs caregivers listed on Care.com

Average Rating4.8 / 5

Special Needs Caregivers in Brooklyn, NY are rated 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 173 reviews of the 421 listed special needs caregivers.