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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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Gabriela F.


Brooklyn, NY

$30/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(16)

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I have been living in New York City for the past 25 years. I have worked for 15 years as a dance and drama teacher with children of all ages, including special needs kids, in both private and public schools in New York City. I am fluent in English, French and Romanian, and I have a background in theater and ballet. I've also...

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5.0
Gabriela was amazing. We hired her to babysit the daughter of a family relative who was visiting from France and she instantly was able to gain her trust and make her feel comfortable. They had such a great...

Reviewed by Brandie M.

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Disha P.


Brooklyn, NY

$22-30/hr6 yrs exp

Future Early Childhood Teacher

5.0

(3)

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I have six years of experience. At the moment, I am studying early childhood education at Brooklyn College. Since I was a high school student, I have worked with children. I used to look after my relatives and nieces even while I was in primary school. I've always known I wanted to work with children, and I'm glad I still have...

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5.0
I'm writing to recommend Disha Prangon as an excellent babysitter. She has been caring for my child for 8 months and has consistently amazed me with her outstanding care and attention. My son is now two years...

Reviewed by Care member

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Laurie A.


Brooklyn, NY

$35-45/hr10 yrs exp

Full-time Caregiver At Your Service!!!

5.0

(4)

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Hi my name is Laurie . I am a non-smoker looking for a full-time or part-time employment commitment. I have an extensive resume working with children including those with special needs. I am certified in CPR, AED and First Aid. My 10 years experience entailed working with children from infants to elementary school age. I cannot...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Laurie's great. She's so great I almost really don't want to tell you. Parents of neurodiverse children, she'll take good care of your kids.

Reviewed by Eleni M.

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Ruthi C.


Brooklyn, NY

$30-55/hr20 yrs exp

Great, Professional, Responsible Nanny/Babysitter

4.5

(2)

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I have cared for children for over 20 years. I worked with great families all over NY area and still help them from time to time. I am professional with what I do, responsible, reliable and honest. I am a college graduate and a great homework help. I am a huge fan of arts and crafts, games, music, outdoor activities and much...

Recent reviews:

5.0
She's the most reliable person I've ever met ! Honest shows on time and extremely responsible! We loved having her as a part of our family! Extremely helpful!!

Reviewed by Care member

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Tia P.


Brooklyn, NY

$18-35/hr4 yrs exp

Hello I Am Interested In Helping Your Family!

5.0

(1)

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Hi, I am 19 years old I attend college at St Francis and I am trying to pursue my dream of becoming a psychologist. I feel like I am a very responsible individual and would be of great choice for you to choose me to be your go to person or your sitter. I have experience with children both girls and boys and special needs. I also...

Recent review:

5.0
Tia has been an absolute joy to have care for our two kids! She was communicative, responsible, did a great job picking up our 1st grader from school, is wonderful with the children, and is an all around...

Reviewed by Sarah L.

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Savannah W.


Brooklyn, NY

$20-25/hr5 yrs exp

Vaccinated Fun Sitter Ready To Go!!

5.0

(4)

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Hi there! My name's Savannah and I love working with kids, hanging out, going to the park, arts and crafts, and coming up with all kinds of fun activities. I have a lot of experience with kids with special needs and I'm fully vaccinated!

Recent reviews:

5.0
Savannah is a sweet nature and patient young woman. She is very responsible and would be an ideal candidate to care for young children. Her past volunteer work is an indicator of her desire to help and serve...

Reviewed by Muriel P.

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Mehnaz J.


Brooklyn, NY

$15-50/hr3 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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Greetings! I have years of experience babysitting children of ages 7 months through 17 years, and I have experience with special needs kids too since I have cared for and looked after 3 kids on completely different spectrums of autism. I love children of all ages; I find them to be the easiest company in the world and I've found...

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5.0
Hanna was beyond amazing, my daughter loved her. She was very carry dependable and went above and beyond for my little while making feel so comfortable.

Reviewed by Kathleen A.

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Caro F.


Brooklyn, NY

$30/hr10 yrs exp

Imaginative Playmate & Loving Caregiver

5.0

(4)

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Believe it or not, I have been babysitting for more than 12 years! I've worked with many different families and summer camps over the years, so I'm comfortable with every age group. But my most recent experiences are with infants and toddlers. A bit of my background... I graduated from Tufts University in 2020 with majors in...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Caro was a huge help during this difficult time. Having both kids (3yrs and 9months) at home while working was tough. Caro helped me tremendously, not just with the kids, but also cleaning up after playtime and...

Reviewed by Alena H.

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Medgine J.


Brooklyn, NY

$22-25/hr7 yrs exp

Babysitter

4.5

(8)

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My name is Medgine. I am a graduate student from Brooklyn College with a bachelor's degree in Children and Youth Studies. Prior to the pandemic, I worked at a day care center that serves children from all ages as an assistant teacher. I also babysat for over five years, and I was a paraprofessional to children with special needs...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Medgine is friendly, responsible and reliable. She has worked on and off with us for over a year. She consistently comes on time and is very patient with our daughter, who can be a handful. She engages our...

Reviewed by Ethan L.

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Julia C.


Brooklyn, NY

$25-30/hr8 yrs exp

Compassionate And Creative Professional Childcare Provider

5.0

(4)

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Hi there! I'm a senior in the Childhood Education program at Hunter College. I'm compassionate, curious, and have experience working with children ages 2 to 11, newborns, toddlers, and children with special needs. I'm passionate about providing a safe and nurturing environment that fosters positive development for children. I...

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5.0
Julia babysat for us a couple of times for date nights. The first time she worked for us, she came in a lot earlier that our date night in order to speak with us about Yoko’s night routine and give us overall...

Reviewed by Care member

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Hannah H.


Brooklyn, NY

$25/hr5 yrs exp

A Little Bit About Me

5.0

(1)

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Hi! I recently relocated to New York City. I am from Nashville TN and looking find a family in need of care for their children. As a nanny and pediatric nursing assistant, I am well aware of the importance of finding a nanny that not only you trust but that is in-line with your families morals and goals. With 5 years of...

Recent review:

5.0
I've had some decent and not so decent experiences with nannys in the past, and this one was phenomenal. She was incredibly kind, caring, and her experience as a nurse made me feel very safe leaving my loved...

Reviewed by Care member

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Ondine A.


Brooklyn, NY

$20-25/hr6 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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Hello, I'm Ondine, a 24-year-old native New Yorker with over nine years of babysitting experience, starting at the age of 15. I've had the privilege of working with diverse families in both New York City and Chicago, caring for children ranging from one week to 11 years old. I've also spent over a year providing dedicated care...

Recent reviews:

5.0
We hired Ondine as a part-time nanny after I returned to work after having our daughter. She came to us when our daughter was 2 months old and worked for us for several months. She was very attentive and...

Reviewed by Morgan S.

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Cali H.


Brooklyn, NY

$25-26/hr8 yrs exp

Kind And Energetic Nanny Available For Full-Time Care

5.0

(2)

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I have been a nanny for 7+ years and love having the opportunity to work with kids. During the day I'm a paraprofessional and work at schools with children with special needs. I have a Master's in genetics with a focus in genetic disabilities and a Bachelor's in veterinary medicine, so I'm okay with any pets. I also have four...

Recent review:

5.0
Cali was amazing with our three year old son. She watched him every morning and helped to get him to school each day. She is creative and patient. She went out of her way to make mornings fun for our little...

Reviewed by Caroline D.

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Sabina D.


Brooklyn, NY

$18-26/hr7 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I am 24 years old, I am very clean-cut, bubbly, very responsible, and positive. I grew up with children all around me, of all ages. I am fully vaccinated and have years of experience with caring for infants, groups of children, and special needs toddlers. I am a recent graduate from The New School where I graduated top of my...

Recent review:

5.0
As other moms can relate, it is not easy to find a caregiver who you like and your child connects with. Sabina is the very first babysitter that I worked with via Care.com. She met and exceeded my expectations....

Reviewed by Remya T.

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Zoe E.


Brooklyn, NY

$30-50/hr8 yrs exp

Experienced Babysitter Available For Weeknights And Weekends

5.0

(1)

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Hello! I am currently a senior in college. I have experience caring for children from age 1 to 12 and have worked with special needs before. I am a student-athlete so I love spending time outside and being active with kids. I also love doing crafts or baking!

Recent review:

5.0
Warning - Two "type-A" parents here (tech and private equity types)- We hired Zoe to watch our twins while we were out at an event. First thing, she's great at communication. She was very clear, asked great...

Reviewed by Dion B.

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Kalola S.


Brooklyn, NY

$20-40/hr1 yrs exp

Kalola

5.0

(1)

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Hello, I'm Kalola, and I have been babysitting for as long as I can remember. I am the eldest of three girls, which has given me a natural inclination towards taking care of others, especially children. I have also worked at a youth summer camp, where I learned about patience, empathy, and understanding when working with...

Recent review:

5.0
Kalola was great with my kids and went above and beyond in every aspect with them. She is responsible and reliable and great with kids. I would definitely hire her again!

Reviewed by Amira E.

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Karen O.


Brooklyn, NY

$15-20/hr7 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hello families! my name is Karen, I'm 26 years old , I'm holding bachelors degree in social media and communication, I speak Spanish, English and a little bit of Portuguese, I have worked with children from 3 months old to 12 years old. learned many things about child care such as a potty training , feeding, homework help,...

Recent review:

5.0
Karen is so amazing! She takes such good care of our little girl, is very conscious and careful in regards to COVID and an overall pleasure to have in our home. She's the sweetest person and goes way above and...

Reviewed by Sara S.

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Luz G.


Brooklyn, NY

$25-30/hr10 yrs exp

Personal Assistant, Childcare Expert And Yoga Instructor

5.0

(2)

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I'm a bilingual (English/Spanish) childcare expert with over 20 years of experience caring for children (including children with special needs). I've also played a key role managing family affairs and acting as a personal assistant in office settings and families. I'm great with kids and understand their nutritional and...

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5.0
We loved working with Luz (Nechi) while living in New York. Since moving from the City we often talk about how much we wish we were still close enough to have her take care of our kids. She brought an amazing...

Reviewed by Charles K.

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Al-nisa E.


Brooklyn, NY

$39/hr3 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Greetings! My name is Alnisa E. I am a native New Yorker, hailing from Jamaica, Queens, and well traveled as I have lived briefly in West Africa and also on the US west coast. I currently reside in Brooklyn, NY. As the eldest of four younger siblings, I developed a love for engaging and guiding young children. I have 5 years of...

Recent review:

5.0
Al-nissa is amazing. She is really good with my son and he loves her. She interacts with him takes him to the park and does homework with him. He really looks forward to seeing her which speaks volumes to me....

Reviewed by Mollyrae B.

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Petra S.


Brooklyn, NY

$35-50/hr5 yrs exp

Loving, Reliable, Energetic Caregiver!

5.0

(1)

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I adore children and my priority is insuring they develop good healthy habits and behaviors while having tones of fun. Some of my skills include being patient, open-minded, proactive and ability to communicate effectively in a comprehensive way. I have years of experience babysitting children different ages. My most recent...

Recent review:

5.0
Petra is warm, fun, and responsible. Our child loves spending time with her and we know he is in good hands.

Reviewed by Eyal N.

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Myrah C.


Brooklyn, NY

$17-25/hr2 yrs exp

Fun Sitter.

5.0

(1)

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Hi! I'm Myrah I am currently a student at university at Buffalo, and I'll be home for winter break. Im available to baby sit for the whole month of January. I have experience from this summer baby sitting a 3-year-old, and I grew up taking care of my special needs brother. I love children and will be happy to help any way I can!

Recent review:

5.0
Myrah worked with my 3 year old daughter & she was always kind, professional & respectful. My daughter loved her & still misses her. She followed directions on the schedule for the day.

Reviewed by Vania P.

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Jessica C.


Brooklyn, NY

$20-30/hr8 yrs exp

Nanny Looking For Full Time Work In Late Summer

5.0

(1)

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I am an experienced childcare provider based near Prospect Park in Brooklyn. I grew up in a large family, and would attribute my passion for childcare to my close relationship with my younger siblings. I started babysitting for special-needs families at the age of 15, and have continued my career in childcare ever since. I have...

Recent review:

5.0
I was Jessica's martial arts instructor for nearly a decade. During that time she was a regular part of our Coaching Assistant staff. Jessica was great with working with students of all ages, but particularly...

Reviewed by Jose J.

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Liv K.


Brooklyn, NY

$30-50/hr10 yrs exp

Part-time Nanny Available

5.0

(1)

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Hi parents! I am a highly experienced and compassionate nanny with over 10 years of dedicated service in childcare. With a bachelor's degree in psychology, I bring a deep understanding of child development and behavior to my work. Additionally, my background as a yoga and mindfulness teacher allows me to incorporate these...

Recent review:

5.0
Olivia was a wonderful babysitter! She was right on time and stepped right in with my 16 month old son! He had a great time with her and didn't want her to leave. I'm confident he was well cared for and will be...

Reviewed by Kristine N.

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Hannah F.


Brooklyn, NY

$20-30/hr8 yrs exp

Part-Time Caregiver, Available!

5.0

(1)

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Hello, I'm Hannah! I'm a fully vaccinated college graduate with experience in children's publishing. I love kids and animals and have over 10 years of childcare experience. My care style is always informed by parents needs & style first and foremost, though I am most familiar with REI, Montessori, and other social-emotional...

Recent review:

5.0
Hannah is amazing! My three-year-old clicked with her right away. She's calm and confident and knows how to set clear boundaries with compassion. She's also lots of fun to be around and an excellent...

Reviewed by Rose F.

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Josey W.


Brooklyn, NY

$18/hr6 yrs exp

Fun Provider

5.0

(2)

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Hi I'm Josey! I'm 22 and have been babysitting and nannying for 9 years now. I taught a special needs cheer team in my Highschool and love working w kids of all abilities. I also worked in an independent living retirement home and enjoy spending time and helping out with elders. I love being around kids of all ages and enjoy...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Josie is a very personable young lady who is extremely dependable and responsible. She will love and care for your children, make them laugh, and do fun things with them. I highly recommend her!

Reviewed by Care member

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Emi B.


Brooklyn, NY

$25-45/hr8 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hi! I'm Emi, and I am a compassionate and attentive caregiver. I recently graduated from Columbia University with a masters in Social Work and am looking for part-time work. (My profile still says I live in Chicago, but I currently live in upper Manhattan!) I started my babysitting career taking care of the children in my...

Recent review:

5.0
Emi was just the perfect choice for my and my son's needs! She showed up on time, took the time to look up interesting activities for my son in NYC and took him to those places while I was working. She was fun...

Reviewed by Ildiko T.

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Ekaterina M.


Brooklyn, NY

$18-50/hr8 yrs exp

Young , Energetic And Responsible Babysitter

5.0

(1)

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I'm young and energetic day care teacher , I have 8 years experience of working with kids different ages , from infant group to pre k , I absolutely love kids , they're my passion. I love to teach them, see them grow and see their progress. I'm very punctual, caring, responsible and respectful. I have a lot of recommendations....

Recent review:

5.0
Ekaterina is an excellent, easy going , hardworking and responsible educator. I’m a manager in a day care she was working for! She’s very caring and absolutely loves kids, all the parents always complimented...

Reviewed by Care member

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Hannah W.


Brooklyn, NY

$20-28/hr10 yrs exp

Current Student And Part-time Nanny

5.0

(1)

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Hello! Over the years, I have worked in a number of temporary and part-time childcare positions I've grown up caring for young children and leading with kindness and patience. I've developed close relationships with the families I've worked for, and they love that I've been a reliable, communicative, and engaging caretaker for...

Recent review:

5.0
Hannah was outstanding with my daughter Elise. From the moment she walked in, she had a warm rapport with Elise and entertained her by reading books, playing on the floor with her, making faces to her and...

Reviewed by Care member

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Jessica T.


Brooklyn, NY

$17-22/hr10 yrs exp

Modern Mary Poppins

4.5

(1)

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I'm Jess, a Brooklyn-based potty-training coach, and writer, who's looking for occasional/temporary childcare gigs as I work on a book and my business. I've been a caregiver since I was a kid myself, and have spent over two decades in childcare in some capacity; babysitting, tutoring, nannying, potty- and sleep-training,...

Recent review:

4.0
Jessica was amazing, Very responsive, very punctual and super attentive and kind with my small children. She asked questions to help understand the kids more and my kids were happy with her!

Reviewed by Care member

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Angelique F.


Brooklyn, NY

$25-35/hr7 yrs exp

Nanny

5.0

(1)

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Hi! I am a 23-year-old recent college grad with a ton of babysitting experience. My past jobs have involved working with children, including lead lifeguard and swim instructor, after-school program educator, and full-time nanny. I specialized in teaching preschool ages how to swim; my favorite was the Mommy and Me class! I am...

Recent review:

5.0
Angel is in her name for a reason. This young lady has a remarkable work ethic. She was an absolute joy to have in my home this past summer. Angelique took care of my 1.5 yr old for 3 months, with total...

Reviewed by Farah G.

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in Brooklyn, NY

Gabriela F.

5.0

Gabriela was amazing. We hired her to babysit the daughter of a family relative who was visiting from France and she instantly was able to gain her trust and make her feel comfortable. They had such a great time playing different artsy activities and dancing. Gabriela was missed the next...

- Brandie M.

Disha P.

5.0

I'm writing to recommend Disha Prangon as an excellent babysitter. She has been caring for my child for 8 months and has consistently amazed me with her outstanding care and attention. My son is now two years old, and he enjoyed being under Disha's care. Disha is a responsible and dependable person...

- Care member

Laurie A.

5.0

Laurie's great. She's so great I almost really don't want to tell you. Parents of neurodiverse children, she'll take good care of your kids.

- Eleni M.

Ruthi C.

5.0

She's the most reliable person I've ever met ! Honest shows on time and extremely responsible! We loved having her as a part of our family! Extremely helpful!!

- Care member

Tia P.

5.0

Tia has been an absolute joy to have care for our two kids! She was communicative, responsible, did a great job picking up our 1st grader from school, is wonderful with the children, and is an all around fantastic caregiver. I recommend her to anyone and everyone, she is amazing!

- Sarah L.

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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.