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Find special needs adult care in Fort Lauderdale, FL that you’ll love

125 special needs adult care are listed in Fort Lauderdale, FL

The average rate is $18/hr as of May 2024

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

Special needs adult care in Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Nando L.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Special Needs Professional

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I'm a reliable Certified Nurse Aide professional with excellent patient skills gained through over 10 years of experience in the field. I have taken care of male and female seniors during the day and overnights. Also, kids and young adults with special needs such as down syndrome, cerebral palsy and autism. I am looking to be a...
5.0
"Nando is the BEST! He took care of my kids regularly for over a year. They absolutely adore him. He cares deeply and has tons of experience caring for special needs kids and adults. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to anyone!!!"

James M.

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Natalia E.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$15-30/hr10 yrs exp

Special Needs Caregiver

Hired by 8 families in your neighborhood

Experienced, patient and compassionate caregiver. Experienced in working in home healthcare settings assisting with daily patient living. This may include helping with bodily functions, bathing, and eating; developing mobility and communication skills; and coordinating services with healthcare specialists, family members, and...
5.0
"An extremely caring and hard working person, Natalia is always smiling and positive. She was a ray of sunshine during a very difficult time for us. I would recommend her to anyone that needs an adult caregiver and companion."

Sherri S.

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Nando L.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

I'm a reliable Certified Nurse Aide professional with excellent patient skills gained through over 10 years of experience in the field. I have taken care of male and female seniors during the day and overnights. Also, kids and young adults with special needs such as down syndrome, cerebral palsy and autism. I am looking to be a...
Nando can also help with: Live-in home care, dementia, personal care
Skills:

CNA

Home Health Aide

5.0
"I needed to find a caring, reliable, trustworthy caregiver for my dad when he became bedridden after a hospital stay. My mom was diagnosed with Parkinson's, and was showing symptoms and unable to care for my dad on her own while I was working. Thank goodness I...

Laura W.

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Sarita R.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$20-22/hr10 yrs exp

Infant, Child And Elderly Caregiver

Hired by 23 families in your neighborhood

My name is Sara. I have over 10 years experience in Special Needs. I am a caregiver for the elderly and can be nanny for children. It is a joy take care of children and the elderly. They put a smile on my face. Daycare and after school care part/full time is good for me. I have my own transportation. I'm bilingual I can speak...
5.0
"I was looking for someone to care for my daughter Tuesdays and Wednesday and interviewed Sarita by phone. She sounded perfect so we decided she would come meet my daughter today and have a trial to see how my daughter liked her. Sarita was prompt, respectful and...

Jay S.

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Andrene N.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Babysitter Caregiver Available

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I have been working with children with disabilities for over 16 years. It is a passion of mine and I know I was selected specially for this area of work. It takes a special individual to work in the area of special needs. I don't take it for granted and I do my best to make sure my job is fulfilled daily.
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Charmaine P.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$22/hr10 yrs exp

I Give The Right Care, Right At Home.

Hired by 5 families in your neighborhood

HI, my name is Charmaine. I've been in the HealthCare Industry for 10+ years, where I provided basic routine care and daily living activities for seniors and disabled patients. Being a home health nurse is my calling. I highly enjoy helping people. It comes with the rewarding feeling of knowing that everything you do is...
Charmaine can also help with: Light cleaning, live-in home care, companionship, hospice services, dementia, errands & more
Skills:

Home Health Aide

Medical Equipment Experience

Wound Care

5.0
"Charmaine was the only bright spot the last year of my mother's life. She was a true friend to her (and me) through the several illnesses and hospitalizations that my mom went through, always cheerful, completely competent, bolstering her both physically and...

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Cynthia V.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$20-25/hr6 yrs exp

General for elderly people and kids and special kids.

I'm originally from Costa Rica. I have experiences in teaching elementary, middle and high schoolers and I have been working with special needs kids and and elderly people for many years, doing their basic needs( nanny, cleaning, transportation, feeding, groceries...) I am very compassion , honest and patient person, trying to...
Cynthia can also help with: Dementia, errands, light cleaning, companionship, meal prep, mobility assistance & more
Skills:

Medical Equipment Experience

CPR

5.0
"Cynthia is friendly, reliable. great customer service skills. Goes above and beyond. Highly recommend her."

Joseph G.

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Danica V.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$25-30/hr8 yrs exp

Hi I'm Danica a certified Home health aid that have been working with elderly over 8 years, I'm experience with working as a caregiver in area such as Alzheimer's, dementia, sundown, cancer patients, bedridden, special need and after surgery care, I'm also a great companion and will engage in daily activities such as exercises,...
Danica can also help with: Meal prep, companionship, dementia, light cleaning, errands, home modification & more
Skills:

CNA

CPR

Medical Equipment Experience

5.0
"My grandma was extremely sick and I was seeking a caregiver that would give her 100% in taking great care of her.Danica was always punctual and went above and beyond to make sure she would make progress with her health each day."

Tyreek N.

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Eva V.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$10-15/hr1 yrs exp

I Love Children

I have a 9 years old son, he has autism, I love him so much and take care of him a lot, I try to play with him as much as possible, I love the few times when he looks at me. I am very responsible, polite, and punctual person. I'm going to take care excellent of your child as he/she would be mine.
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Cynthia V.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$20-25/hr6 yrs exp

Part time

Hi am from Costa Rica and am bilingual. Actually I am working as a teacher assistant an elementary school with special needs, I provide the most professional and best care for every children. I love kids, I am very patient and very careful and very compassion person.
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Samiyah B.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$20-22/hr2 yrs exp

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I'm a parent with special needs as well so I understand this is why I decided to be a helping hand for someone else!!! I don't think their nothing else I enjoy better than to have job I love to do. Teach them some new everyday !
4.0
"Samaiyah is a kind, gentle, caring, person who is taking care of my daughter with special needs. It's challenging to find someone to trust with my daughter, but I have found that with Samaiyah. I highly recommend her."

Laura V.

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Stacey K.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$20-22/hr3 yrs exp

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

Hello I am a patient and understanding very positive and lovable, I give out hugs for free. I have a passion for my work in the public school system as a behavioral tech. I work with special needs children for 4 years. I have my Applied Behavior Analysis certification and I am currently working on my Registered Behavioral Tech...
5.0
"Stacey is a kind, capable caregiver for special needs individuals. She truly cares about the mental and physical well-being of kids and she is an active learner and provider. She was thoughtful, caring, and attentive with my child with autism."

Karla D.

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Maria G.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$20-30/hr5 yrs exp

Perfect Fit

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

I have always been drawn to caring for others, and my nurturing and patient nature makes it a perfect fit. I have gained experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and congenital disorders. I have developed a responsible approach to medication management, making safety a priority. I offer companionship...
5.0
"Maria is natural care giver who devotes herself to the one that she is spending time with. Very patient and loving. Maria fits in well with conversing in social settings, is funny, enjoys music and cooking. She will always be someone very special to our family🌈"

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Amy T.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$10-15/hr10 yrs exp

Certified Special Education Teacher

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

My name is Amy. I am 51 years old. I am a certified teacher with Broward county for over 20 years. with my Master's degree. I am available to tutor, babysit, and run errands. I am available nights/ weekends/ and school vacations as I work full time as a 1st grade teacher I am experience with newborns up through teenagers. I...
5.0
"Amy is a 1st grade Broward teacher and also has experience working with special needs children. I was able to look at her background check which is clean, I was able to verify her employment with her school so that part of the process gave us peace of mind because...

Jessica G.

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Alice C.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$25-30/hr

I Love What I Do, I'm Very Patient , Kind And Caring.

Hired by 5 families in your neighborhood

II have worked as a caregiver for elderly with 21 years and also have the opportunity to work with mentally challenged people and kids. I am a caring, kind, and compassionate employee. I have had the opportunity to work with different diagnosis's,( Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Heart condition(cardio), neurological, etc. I'm also a...
5.0
"She is nice and kind-hearted, Thank you for your service."

Derek W.

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Dionne C.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$20-35/hr10 yrs exp

Companion Aide/full Time

Own a reliable vehicle with a valid driver s license and clean driving record Able to handle emergency and unforeseen situations effectively. Love to care for special needs person.
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Melissa P.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

Teacher/ Professional Nanny

I am a certified teacher. My certifications in regular/ special/ gifted Education. I specialize in Reading, Writing Composition, English, History, Literature, English as a second language, speech/ language skills. Also, teach study skills, memorization strategies, organizational skills, social skills, behavioral / social skills....
5.0
"Melissa has an easy going, calm, patient, and deliberate personality which is perfectly suited to children 16 and under, especially children who are easily distracted or have special needs. Over long periods of time the value of her type of personality optimizes...

Brian D.

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Jessica M.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$10-20/hr4 yrs exp

Part-Time Caregiver Available

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I have experience caring for children with Asthma, Autism, Diabetes, Epilepsy, food aversion, Cerebral Palsy, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Night Terrors. I have cared for my younger brother who has Asthma and Night Terrors by means of assisting with an inhaler and nebulizer, getting him back to sleep peacefully, and...
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Carmen F.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$25/hr10 yrs exp

My name is Carmen. I am certified Home Health Aid looking for a full time as well as a part time providing care. I am a dependable and compassionate caregiver. My experience with care for elderly and disabled included assistance with personal care including dressing, mobility, administering medication, personal hygiene, eating...
Carmen can also help with: Errands, light cleaning, companionship, meal prep, mobility assistance, dementia & more
Skills:

Home Health Aide

5.0
"Carmen is amazing. Caring loving and a real go getter. She is dependable, responsible, and promotes a great quality of life. She anticipates a person's needs and truly is a high quality care giver. Highly recommend."

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Maria G.


Fort Lauderdale, FL

$22-30/hr6 yrs exp

A Perfect Fit

Hired by 7 families in your neighborhood

I have always been drawn to senior care and my nurturing and patient nature makes it a perfect fit. I work with healthy and sick seniors, postoperative care, and end of life. More specifically, I'm experienced with those with Parkinson's, dementia, Alzheimer's, and congenital disabilities. I have developed a responsible approach...
Maria can also help with: Dementia, companionship, light cleaning, mobility assistance, errands, meal prep & more
Skills:

CPR

Wound Care

5.0
"Maria is such a kind and caring person. She helped with my father who has parkinson's with transfers, hygiene and care. She showed such genuine care for my father and always showed up on time with a smile even though we knew she was juggling many patients. My...

Beryl K.

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Recent special needs adult care reviews in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Nando L.

5.0

Nando is the BEST! He took care of my kids regularly for over a year. They absolutely adore him. He cares deeply and has tons of experience caring for special needs kids and adults. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to anyone!!!

- James M.

Natalia E.

5.0

An extremely caring and hard working person, Natalia is always smiling and positive. She was a ray of sunshine during a very difficult time for us. I would recommend her to anyone that needs an adult caregiver and companion.

- Sherri S.

Nando L.

5.0

I needed to find a caring, reliable, trustworthy caregiver for my dad when he became bedridden after a hospital stay. My mom was diagnosed with Parkinson's, and was showing symptoms and unable to care for my dad on her own while I was working. Thank goodness I found Nando to help our family. He...

- Laura W.

Sarita R.

5.0

Sara is great! My daughter (who is 2.5) gets so excited for her to come over! She's always on time and super dependable and as soon as she comes over, she starts playing with my kids right away. She also watches my son (who is 9 months) and has no problem with both of them. I have had her...

- Rachel H.

Charmaine P.

5.0

Charmaine is a fantastic caregiver! I hired her to help my 93-year-old father get back on his feet after a 3-week hospital stay. Needless to say he was very weak when he was discharged. Even though he had home health services, I was very concerned that he wouldn't do much on his own to get...

- Andra T.

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Average Rating4.5 / 5

Special Needs Adult Care in Fort Lauderdale, FL are rated 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 66 reviews of the 125 listed special needs adult care.