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183 special needs caregivers are listed in Saint Louis, MO

The average rate is $17/hr as of February 2024

The average experience for nearby special needs caregivers is 6 years

Special needs caregivers in Saint Louis, MO

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Jennifer K.


Saint Louis, MO

$25-35/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Teacher Looking For Summer Work

5.0

(1)

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I have worked as a teacher for over 29 years. I love working will students of all ages, including those with special needs. I have experience working will many types of disabilities, including autism, Cerebral Palsy, Angelman's syndrome and Down's Syndrome. I can also be 'on call' to care for sick children, or do last minute...
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Jill S.


Saint Louis, MO

$10-15/hr10 yrs exp

Full/Part time Nanny available

3.0

(2)

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I care for 12 high risk children in my time off as (usually) a full time Nanny. One child is blind, several are ADD/ADHD & a few have been autistic. I love children of all spectrums & wish to care for them in a Christian environment.
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Kerri T.


Saint Louis, MO

$15-22/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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HI! I'm Kerri! I have plenty experience with kids of all ages and abilities and with special needs . I am a certified substitute teacher and babysit often for friends and family. I enjoy being outside and doing lots of activities and crafts. I volunteered in the special education classroom at my local elementary school for over...

Recent review:

5.0
Kerri has been great with our special needs adult son. She likes to take him out and about and she makes sure he gets exercise every day. She's been punctual and flexible. Highly recommend!

Reviewed by Jane C.

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Lindsay H.


Saint Louis, MO

$15-40/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

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I have 16 years of experience working with children and adults with mental illness, autism and other development disabilities. I currently work part time as a Behavior Therapist providing Applied Behavior Analysis services to children. I am in search of additional work so that I can expand my skills and interests.
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Aaron O.


Saint Louis, MO

$10-15/hr6 yrs exp

Part-Time Care Giver, Evenings, Weekends

4.5

(2)

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I have been working with special-needs individuals for over six years at a non-profit organization, both center-based and residential. I have been looking for new opportunities both to expand my experience and work credentials. I have experience in many work-fields but thus far, this has been the most rewarding work I have...

Recent reviews:

4.0
Aaron works with individuals with developmental disabilities daily. He is very compassionate, patient and diligent when he is supporting them. He has an upbeat attitude and a relaxed disposition about himself...

Reviewed by Margiree H.

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Bonnie C.


Saint Louis, MO

$10-20/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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I am a 57-year-old woman whose youngest daughter is 32 and has Down syndrome. I also have a 13-year-old grandson who has Asperger's. I worked for four years with the St. Louis ARC, providing jobs as well as coaching for special ed. adults. I also worked at Willow's Way as an ISL employee caring for individuals with special needs...
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Kristen F.


Saint Louis, MO

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Caregiver

5.0

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Hello! My name is Kristen and I live in St Louis, MO. I am very passionate about offering quality care, having fun & being silly! I have 15+ years of experience with childcare, running leisure activities and assisting with activities of daily living while encouraging growth. I've worked in school, camp, and in -home settings....
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Daquana S.


Saint Louis, MO

$13-18/hr10 yrs exp

Check Out My Senior And Childcare Page

5.0

(2)

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Please view and check out my senior and childcare page, too.... I have worked with disabled for over 15 years

Recent review:

5.0
Great person! She is responsible and has a wonderful work ethic. I highly recommend DaQuana. I would be so happy to still be working with her, but it seems she is allergic to animals and I have a Service Dog....

Reviewed by Janis T.

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5.0

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I'm a loving and caring person love too work with the disabled and elderly that can't help themselves. Compassionate about my job
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Jennifer K.


Saint Louis, MO

$30/hr10 yrs exp

Child Care Including Special Needs

5.0

(2)

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I am available for part time child care. I have experience with all ages, and with special needs children.

Recent review:

5.0
Jennifer took care of my 9 year old son with nonverbal Autism. She is a wonderful person, mature, punctual and dependable. She is genuine and truly cares for the child and the family.

Reviewed by Reshmi D.

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Palwasha M.


Saint Louis, MO

$15-23/hr10 yrs exp

Student Seeking Supplemental Income

4.8

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I am 32 years old. I have worked with all ages from high school up til now. I have learned about infant/toddler care from my aunt who is a nurse. I have worked with special needs children and adolescents. I have formal teaching and tutoring experience. I play violin and am multilingual. I like to read about international...

Recent reviews:

5.0
We hired Palwasha to watch our toddler and infant. We only hired her for a one-off need, but based on that experience we'd hire her again. She showed up on time, paid attention to the information we shared...

Reviewed by Nick C.

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Claire H.


Saint Louis, MO

$25/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

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Hello! I recently left my career teaching special education to look for a more laid back atmosphere. I've got 7 years of teaching experience, 5 years in early childhood and 2 in elementary. I've got 10+ years experience babysitting all ages, newborn to 10 years old. I have a Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Special Education...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Claire is a dedicated, kind, and patient Early Childhood Special Education Teacher, and would bring her gifts into any family care situation for children of all ages. I have decades of experience and even I...

Reviewed by Diane H.

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Emmy R.


Saint Louis, MO

$20/hr5 yrs exp

5.0

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Growing up as one of six kids, I have been surrounded by little ones most of my life. Throughout high school and college, I was a summer time nanny for family friends. A few of my responsibilities included cooking and meal prepping, drop-offs and pick-ups from summer camp, taking kids to the pool and managing nap schedules. I...

Recent review:

5.0
The kids loved her so much my 11Yo started crying when she left. She did an absolutely amazing job. My only wish is that we could have her as our exclusive babysitter. To whoever is reading this. HIRE HER...

Reviewed by Nickolas S.

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Kate R.


Saint Louis, MO

$16-22/hr1 yrs exp

Responsible, Retired, Loves Kids

5.0

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I love kids and can't imagine a more enjoyable way to spend my time. Retired since 1/22 and I have been caring for my "bestie" (grandniece born Nov 2021) two days a week since then. I also have nieces ages 5, 7 and 9, and an 11-year-old nephew, all of whom I care for when needed. I have raised one child of my own and two...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Kate was absolutely wonderful with our son. He instantly gravitated to her and slept soundly through the night after playing all afternoon. Kate was easy going and a great communicator.

Reviewed by Care member

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Kathleen B.


Saint Louis, MO

$25-35/hr10 yrs exp

Part-Time, Full-Time, Live-In/Live-Out Caregiver Available

5.0

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I am a school teacher (BA in Education and Musical Theatre from Fontbonne University in St. Louis, Missouri) who has been caring for children of all ages and abilities (infant care, special needs care, etc.) in California since 1989. I'm a children's book author and illustrator, musical composer, and former dance and theatre...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Kathleen has watched our two children, ages 5 and 7, providing pick up from school to our home. Our family loved her! She provided excellent, engaging and thoughtful care including art, music and game...

Reviewed by Luci N.

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Carey E.


Saint Louis, MO

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Part Time Nanny Available For Nights And Weekends!

5.0

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I am a great, experienced Nanny look for a family to care for. I have 10 plus years of experience with caring for children newborn and up. Experience with children with special needs. Knowledgeable in child development and age appropriate learning. Enjoy doing crafts, outside time, field trips, music time.

Recent reviews:

5.0
As a first time Mom, relinquishing the care of my newborn child was the scariest thing I could have imagined. After interviewing 10+ nannies, I found Carey on Care.com. As a career nanny, she had the perfect...

Reviewed by Blair S.

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Hannah S.


Saint Louis, MO

$20/hr6 yrs exp

COVID Careful And Caring!

5.0

(1)

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Hi, I'm Hannah! I'm a current college student attending Vanderbilt University and pursuing a Special Education degree and certification. I love working with kiddos and would love to get to know you and your family! I am one of six children and have extensive experience with children and children with disabilities. I have...

Recent review:

5.0
Don't look anywhere else! Hannah was the first person besides my husband and me to care for our baby (4 months) and she has been amazing! We are so sad to lose her when she goes back to school. She is amazing...

Reviewed by Audrey O.

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Michaelene B.


Saint Louis, MO

$30/hr10 yrs exp

Newborn Nanny Available

4.8

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I began caring for children professionally in 2006 working for a family with special needs. In that position, I helped raise two boys, ages 3 and 7. After five years, the family, happily, was able to function without my assistance. In Nov. 2013, I began working with a newborn and over a period of three wonderful years, prepared...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Michaelene is great. We never have to worry about anything happening to our child when we are out and she is watching him. Our son always gets a huge smile on his face and very excited when she comes to babysit...

Reviewed by Care member

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Madeline T.


Saint Louis, MO

$10-20/hr10 yrs exp

Summer Nanny Available

5.0

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I have been babysitting and nannying for 10 years now. I have experience with all age ranges as well. I have been babysitting my cousins (ages 5 and 7) since they were born as well as some family friends with three boys (ages 5, 5, and 8). I also nannied for two different families. One with a 3 months old girl and another with...

Recent review:

5.0
She is absolutely fantastic! Wonderful with my 2 boys! Always reliable and conscientious. You won't find a better one!

Reviewed by Katherine T.

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Bonnie C.


Saint Louis, MO

$10-20/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

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I am the mother of a 36-year-old daughter who has Down syndrome. I have worked in the past as a job developer, as well as a job coach for the St. Louis ARC. I also worked as an ISL employee caring for individuals with special needs in their home. I have also worked for an agency providing care to seniors in their home. I have...

Recent review:

5.0
I can't say enough great things about Bonnie. She is caring, gentle and knowledgeable. Bonnie was a true advocate for my mother. When PT and OT were working her too hard, she stepped in. She made appointments...

Reviewed by Niki R.

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Sheila B.


Saint Louis, MO

$15/hr10 yrs exp

Child Care

5.0

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I studied child growth and development in college. I have always worked with children including those with special needs. I have been a nanny for 30 years. I was with my first family until they were school age. My second family for four years and sadly they got transferred to a different state. Currently, the family I am with is...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Sheila was a wonderful nanny. She was always punctual, organized, loving and cheerful. And she took great care of our boys. She was engaging and happy and that made for an engaging and happy baby. I was sad...

Reviewed by Farheen R.

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Maxine M.


Saint Louis, MO

$15-20/hr9 yrs exp

Occasional / Date Night Childcare

5.0

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My name is Maxine, and I am a 23-year-old student at Rockhurst University completing my Doctorate in Occupational Therapy. I recently completed my clinical experience at a hospital where I work with a variety of patients, including infants. I did date night and overnight babysitting for a few families that I still visit when I...

Recent review:

5.0
It is really hard to find good childcare but Maxine is really fantastic with my two girls. She’s so sweet and laidback, which I really appreciate. She just seems to know exactly what each of my kiddos need and...

Reviewed by Care member

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Kelsey K.


Saint Louis, MO

$15-25/hr9 yrs exp

5.0

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Prior to my Chicago move, I was in grad school at NCSU for Social Work. I nannied for two families during that time (almost 3 years)-- one during the day and the other a few days a week after school and at night. I spent the rest of my time in class or at my internship at Duke Hospital. Prior to that, I was a middle and high...

Recent reviews:

5.0
My son loved her so much he immediately wanted her to babysit again :)

Reviewed by Maya S.

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Nekhia B.


Saint Louis, MO

$25-50/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

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Hi there! Im Khia, and I'm 24 years old. I'm a college student majoring in Graphic Design. I've been CPR and First Aid certified and I also have experience with special needs. I'm originally from MS and I've been caring for children since I was about 11 years old. I've always enjoyed caring for kids of all ages, because they all...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Khia was awesome! Kiddo is already asking when she can be watched by her again.

Reviewed by Alayna A.

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Emily M.


Saint Louis, MO

$25/hr4 yrs exp

Full Time Caregiver With Special Needs Experience

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Hello! My name is Emily, I am a 2019 graduate of Arizona State with a degree in psychology focusing on childhood and adolescent development. Since then I've worked as an educator and behavioral therapist for kids with autism and their neurotypical peers in their classroom. Once COVID protocols shut down the classroom I was...
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Caitlin O.


Saint Louis, MO

$10-15/hr10 yrs exp

Special Needs Provider (ABA)

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I have been providing care primarily with children and those with special needs for around 15 years. I am experienced in providing care to children with autism, using the ABA model. In May of 2015 I got my Certified Nurse Assistant license and have been working in home healthcare since. I love working with families in their...
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Jenny W.


Saint Louis, MO

$20-30/hr

Special Needs Care

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My years as a teacher, mother, and have given me a great deal of experience in working with those with special needs. I have excellent organizational skills to assist those struggling with executive function. I am a very patient person full of compassion.
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Lindsey B.


Saint Louis, MO

$15-25/hr3 yrs exp

Special Needs Caregiver

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My name is Lindsey and I am a student at WashU School of Medicine, working toward my Doctorate in Occupational Therapy! I recently graduated from SEMO with a degree in Health Sciences and a minor in Child Development. I have been working with kiddos of all ages for 9 years as a coach, camp counselor, and nanny. I have been a PCA...
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Tineasha W.


Saint Louis, MO

$10-15/hr4 yrs exp

Special Needs Sitter

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I have experience MOSTLY with caring for children with ADHD, but have recently branched out to children with other disabilities while I have become for comfortable and gained more knowledge on how to care for special needs children. My first experience ever, was when I volunteered for special Olympics for kids between the ages...
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Brittney T.


Saint Louis, MO

$10-30/hr5 yrs exp

Special Needs Nanny/Caregiver Available

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I am a very dependable, personable, organized, and kind person. I have years of experience caring for children and persons with various disabilities, handicaps, and disorders, including but not limited to: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger's, Tourette's, the elderly, ADD/ADHD, mental disorders, Alzheimer's/dementia, and much...

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in Saint Louis, MO

Kerri T.

5.0

Kerri has been great with our special needs adult son. She likes to take him out and about and she makes sure he gets exercise every day. She's been punctual and flexible. Highly recommend!

- Jane C.

Aaron O.

4.0

Aaron works with individuals with developmental disabilities daily. He is very compassionate, patient and diligent when he is supporting them. He has an upbeat attitude and a relaxed disposition about himself that calms heightened situations. Aaron is very trust-worthy, professional and a great...

- Margiree H.

Daquana S.

5.0

Great person! She is responsible and has a wonderful work ethic. I highly recommend DaQuana. I would be so happy to still be working with her, but it seems she is allergic to animals and I have a Service Dog. She really triedd HARD to make it work. Thanks DaQuana!

- Janis T.

Jennifer K.

5.0

Jennifer took care of my 9 year old son with nonverbal Autism. She is a wonderful person, mature, punctual and dependable. She is genuine and truly cares for the child and the family.

- Reshmi D.

Palwasha M.

5.0

We hired Palwasha to watch our toddler and infant. We only hired her for a one-off need, but based on that experience we'd hire her again. She showed up on time, paid attention to the information we shared about routines/where things are at, and did a good job getting the kids to bed. Thanks...

- Nick C.

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Ratings for Saint Louis, MO special needs caregivers listed on Care.com

Average Rating4.4 / 5

Special Needs Caregivers in Saint Louis, MO are rated 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 119 reviews of the 183 listed special needs caregivers.