Special Needs Provider from Brooklyn, NY 11209 - Care.com

Melissa N.

Cared for 1 family
$15 – 25/hr Brooklyn, NY
5 yrs exp 26 yrs old
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Meet Melissa

I have a severely disabled brother who has cerebral palsy and epilepsy who is tube fed and uses assistive technology to communicate giving me familiarity with assistive technology, physical and medical needs.
I volunteered for sibshops assisting in recreational therapy for the siblings of children with special needs
I babysat for four years for a family with two children, one of whom has an anxiety disorder.
I spent time in Stockholm working as a nanny for a family with two children one with autism.
My former partner has Asperger's, migraines and severe and extensive food allergies.
I have advocated for school accessibility from an early age.
All of the skills and diagnosises I have aquired through years of working closely with the disabled community and anticipate learning more and continuing to work with people with special needs.
Comfortable with pets
Non smoker
Willing to travel 5 mi

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Candela A. Hired Melissa
May 2, 2019
Melissa is always punctual and she's extremely hardworking. Absolutely reliable with any task. She is a passionate advocate for mental health. She is always eager to help, even after working hours, and her personality lights up the room.
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