Sarah L.

Part-time, 24 year old special needs caregiver from Elko New Market, MN with 5 years of experience and a background check available upon request
Elko New Market, MN | 24 yrs old
5 years experience
part-time $15-20/hr
Elko New Market, MN | 24 yrs old | 5 years experience | part-time $15-20/hr
Meet Sarah
I am pursuing my doctorate in Physical Therapy with an emphasis on interrelating pediatric special needs with equine and canine facilitated therapies. I have been surrounded by disabilities since I was born (in my own family and surrounding social networks) and have ALWAYS wanted to be involved in this field! I have the patience to work with any individual and the flexibility to accommodate to specific needs. I am always eager to learn new skills and therapeutic approaches!
Tasks: Therapeutic horseback riding and swimming, canine therapy, assist with physical therapy, occupational therapy, & speech and language pathology, transport client to appointments and social & community events, assist with ADLs (personal hygiene, transfers, positioning, etc.), attend IEPs, work with assistive technology (wheelchair, walker, stander, bike) and AFOs, provide pre- and post-operative care (botox injections, serial casting, Baum ann procedure, bilateral gastroc lengthening), address behavioral issues, and prepare food for multiple food protein hypersensitivity.
Diagnoses observed (NOT limited to): CP, Down's, Spina Bifida, visual/hearing impairments, Autism, learning disabilities, developmental delay, Muscular Dystrophy, Bilateral Anopthalmia, Dandy Walker Variant, Seizure Disorder, Spasticity & tight heel cords, gait ataxia, Growth Hormone Deficiency, Nissen, VP Shunt, Torticollis, craniofacial conditions, Epilepsy, neuromuscular conditions, orthopedic conditions, MS, CFS.
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Accepts credit cards
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Has transportation
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CPR Certified
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Willing to travel
30 miles
Comfortable with pets
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