Tanya B.

Full-time special needs caregiver from Portland, OR with 10 years of experience and a background check on file
Portland, OR |
10+ years experience
full-time $20-25/hr
Portland, OR | 10+ years experience | full-time $20-25/hr
Meet Tanya
I have experience working with adults and children with developmental disabilities, and I find this kind of work very rewarding and enjoyable. Most recently I worked as a caregiver for an elderly woman experiencing the late stages of Alzheimer's disease. I also worked as a support person for a woman who is visually impaired. Prior to this, I was employed at a day center for adults with developmental disabilities. I supported my clients with many activities, including arts and crafts, music, walks in the neighborhood and gardening. I also assisted clients with toileting and at meal times. I was a volunteer at an elementary school for children with special needs, particularly those on the autistic spectrum. I worked one-on-one with children, practicing reading, playing, art, singing, computer skills, and academic work sheets, as well as helping teachers to run the classroom.
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Beloit College
Bachelor's in Creative Writing
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