Find special needs adult care in Durham, NC that you’ll love

60 special needs adult care are listed in Durham, NC

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

The average experience for nearby special needs adult care is 5 years

Special needs adult care in Durham, NC

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Audrina B.


Durham, NC

$20/hr5 yrs exp

Hired by 4 families in your neighborhood

I have worked with seniors for about 5 years now who have had dementia, special needs or just need assistance with everyday living. I assist seniors with transportation to doctors appointments, grocery shopping, running errands, cooking and preparing meals, laundry, bathing, etc. I love work and assisting seniors who need help....
Audrina can also help with: Visiting nurse, dementia, personal care, respite care, home modification, live-in home care & more

Recent review:

5.0
Audrina has provided full day care-giving for us on 4 different days. She has been reliable and punctual. She is engaging and has a calm demeanor. My partner has dementia and Parkinson's and is a fall risk. She has handled his needs very well. She seems...

Tom S.

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Nicholas F.


Durham, NC

$15-20/hr9 yrs exp

Special Education Teacher Looking For A Second Job

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

My name is Nicholas and I am a high school special education teacher for Durham Public Schools. I teach at Riverside high school and have just finished my fifth year teaching. My experience is with individuals, ages 14 and above with significant and multiple cognitive and physical disabilities. I have experience with tube feeds,...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Nick is a gem. I am a quadriplegic and require constant care. There is no job Nick couldn't do. He was always on time, pleasant and goal-oriented. His focus was always on me and my needs. It was hard to say goodbye when I moved from the area!

Paul E.

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Kelsey M.


Durham, NC

$23/hr7 yrs exp

Passionate ABA Therapist For Kids Of All Ages!

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hi! My name is Kelsey. I live in Providence and I have been an ABA therapist for about five years. I also have a brother with Asperger's, and can empathize with some of the daily struggles. I have worked with kids of all abilities as young as 18 months, up into adulthood! I understand the importance of consistency and have RBT...

Recent review:

5.0
Kelsey worked with our son for a period of time in early 2023 and was incredibly effective, resourceful, and gifted at connecting with and coaching our son. We would totally hire her again!

Karl W.

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Sydni D.


Durham, NC

$10-15/hr4 yrs exp

Caring Makes A Difference

Nothing is more rewarding than knowing that you had a part in a breakthrough with a special needs child. I felt good getting up every morning knowing that I was going to help improve the life of a child who didn't get the chances most children do. I believe everyone deserves fair treatment and the same opportunity and that's why...
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Christie B.


Durham, NC

$25-33/hr10 yrs exp

Part-time Caregiver Available

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

I am a Certified Nursing Assistant that has worked in many different settings. I was an Adult Instructor at a Cerebral Palsy Center in Green Bay, WI. I have a wide range of home health care experiences as well. My passion is to help others with special needs. I strongly believe that everyone can become independent with the right...

Recent review:

5.0
Christie is a very knowledgeable caregiver, very compassionate and great listener. She really loves what she does and it shows in the way she interacts with her clients.

Doyle Y.

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Halimah A.


Durham, NC

$20-25/hr6 yrs exp

Searching To Assist Children

6 years experience caring for 2 children boy and girl, Both with developmental delay and one with epilepsy. I am passionate about what I do because I have already been a caregiver for elderly for 10 years, I had the opportunity to focus my skills to children ; watch them grow and become creative. I love what I do.
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Marianne C.


Durham, NC

$18-25/hr10 yrs exp

I Am An Experienced Caregiver.

I have 10 years more of experienced, ( person with disabilities and dementia/ Alzheimer) . I have good reference if you need one. I am very reliable. Good work ethic, have common sense and trustworthy. A chef. Good driving record ( no ticket ). Thank you...
Marianne can also help with: Dementia, meal prep, errands, companionship, light cleaning, mobility assistance & more

Recent review:

5.0
Marianne cared for my mother, who suffers from dementia, for four months while she transitioned from another state to a care home near us. Marianne is patient and understands dementia. She cared for my mother's physical and emotional needs by feeding her nutritious...

Yanie M.

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Atiah L.


Durham, NC

$10-50/hr6 yrs exp

Special Needs Provider

Hi my name is Atiah and I currently work with the mentally disabled. Ive been in this field since 2011 & Ive felt with all ages & physical disabilities. I am very comfortable with challenging cases & I love what I do!
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Alyson K.


Durham, NC

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

Special Needs Expert

I have 13 years of experience as a special education teacher, and 4 years of experience providing part-time and full-time in-home care for special needs children. I have my bachelors in Special Education and Elementary Education and my Masters in Curriculum and Instruction in Reading. I am very passionate about helping children...
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Samantha C.


Durham, NC

$20-28/hr2 yrs exp

I have been working as a Direct Support Professional since August of 2022, supporting a disabled individual in her tasks of daily living. I am also a certified EMT, with experience in both emergency and transportation-based services.
Samantha can also help with: Respite care, dementia, hospice services, light cleaning, errands, meal prep & more
I am a stay at home mom in north Durham, NC. I have experience with special needs individuals and seniors. I am available to help with housekeeping, scheduling, transportation, pet care, and other specific needs.
Christina can also help with: Meal prep, errands, dementia, transportation, light cleaning, respite care & more
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Nouzha O.


Durham, NC

$8-13/hr10 yrs exp

Hi, my name is Nouzha and I am a CNA. I have a lot of experience in this field, more than 20+ years and have had a lot of training. I was also a teachers assistant at public school for special need kids class for about 7 years, therefore I have a lot of experience with people with more needs.
Nouzha can also help with: Light cleaning, dementia, personal care, errands, meal prep
Skills:

Home Health Aide

CNA

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April L.


Durham, NC

$14-25/hr2 yrs exp

I have raised and homeschooled 3 children for 15 years, served as a family pastor for 11 years, worked with children with special needs throughout that time, and been a caregiver over 2 years. I have a wide range of experience teaching, reinforcing therapy, and providing care for physical, spiritual, and health needs. I have...
April can also help with: Light cleaning, dementia, personal care, companionship, meal prep, errands & more
Skills:

CPR

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Abigail L.


Durham, NC

$19-35/hr8 yrs exp

Patient And Loving Caretaker

Hi! I am Abigail :) a Doctoral Student of Occupational Therapy at Duke University with an undergraduate degree in Human Development and Family Studies from UNC-Chapel Hill. I have 10 years of experience as a nanny and housekeeper. I am extremely passionate about children and adults with special needs. I am well experienced as a...
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Elizabeth B.


Durham, NC

$15-25/hr4 yrs exp

Hello! My name is Elizabeth and I am interested in working with you and your family. I have worked as a nanny for 4 years now and have loved every second of it. Most recently, I have been nannying two young boys, one with Down's syndrome. I loved working with them and became part of the family. I aspire to be a kindergarten...
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Audrina B.


Durham, NC

$10-20/hr3 yrs exp

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I have assisted the elderly, adults and children with special needs with daily tasks such as cooking, cleaning, taking to appointments, grocery shopping, assisting with learning, etc. I have tried other job fields years prior and they never felt fulfilling, when I begin working with those with special needs I felt fulfilled...
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Anna A.


Durham, NC

$30-40/hr10 yrs exp

Professional Caregiver

I have had many years of teaching experience with students with exceptional needs (autism, blindness, Prader Willy, hearing loss, seizures, developmental delays, emotional challenges, behavioral disabilities, learning disabilities, ADHD/ADD, grief, and more)
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Patricia B.


Durham, NC

$16-50/hr9 yrs exp

It's Natural For Me To Care For Others

Hi I'm Patricia. And I would love to have the privilege to help you take care of your child just the way you would like for him/ her to be taken care of. I'm very loving and compassionate about what I do I go above and beyond to provide the best care as possible as needed to make sure everyone is happy. U won't be disappointed....
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Mia D.


Durham, NC

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Part Time Care Giver Available

Hello, I am a nursing student finishing up my nursing degree in the next two months and awaiting licensure. In the mean time, I am looking for side jobs taking care of individuals with special needs, children, and/or post surgery patients. Currently available on weekends and evenings. My availability will become more flexible in...
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Narzayla S.


Durham, NC

$15-20/hr1 yrs exp

No Discrimination

I believe all children should feel connected with their nanny. I'm familiar with children with autism.

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Recent special needs adult care reviews in Durham, NC

Audrina B.

5.0

Audrina has provided full day care-giving for us on 4 different days. She has been reliable and punctual. She is engaging and has a calm demeanor. My partner has dementia and Parkinson's and is a fall risk. She has handled his needs very well. She seems confident even coming in to a new and...

- Tom S.

Nicholas F.

5.0

Nick is a gem. I am a quadriplegic and require constant care. There is no job Nick couldn't do. He was always on time, pleasant and goal-oriented. His focus was always on me and my needs. It was hard to say goodbye when I moved from the area!

- Paul E.

Kelsey M.

5.0

Kelsey worked with our son for a period of time in early 2023 and was incredibly effective, resourceful, and gifted at connecting with and coaching our son. We would totally hire her again!

- Karl W.

Christie B.

5.0

Christie is a very knowledgeable caregiver, very compassionate and great listener. She really loves what she does and it shows in the way she interacts with her clients.

- Doyle Y.

Marianne C.

5.0

Marianne cared for my mother, who suffers from dementia, for four months while she transitioned from another state to a care home near us. Marianne is patient and understands dementia. She cared for my mother's physical and emotional needs by feeding her nutritious foods, going on walks, and taking...

- Yanie M.

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Average Rating4.8 / 5

Special Needs Adult Care in Durham, NC are rated 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 9 reviews of the 60 listed special needs adult care.