Finding special needs child care that you can trust shouldn't have to be so hard. Hiring a child care provider with experience in special needs can give you peace of mind that your son or daughter will receive the right type of care they need. Compare profiles and read reviews to find the match you have been looking for.
How much does it cost to hire a special needs child care provider in 2021?
At a national level, hiring someone on Care.com for special needs child care costs an average of $15.25 per hour as of September 2021. This rate of pay can vary depending on how much experience the provider has, the specialized training they have in working with special needs children and the degree of care that needs to be provided for your child.
What services can a special needs child care provider perform?
Special needs child care providers are specialized caregivers that are generally trained to help children with a variety of physical, developmental, behavioral or emotional needs. Many are well-versed in teaching children with special needs or have experience preparing meals and administering medication. They can also plan customized activities to keep your child social and stimulated, both physically and mentally.
How can I find special needs child care on Care.com?
You can filter special needs child care providers by distance from your area and compare each person by their hourly rate, experience and specific skill set they have working with kids with special needs. You can also see if another family in your area has reviewed a particular provider you're interested in to get a sense of whether they would be a good candidate to bring in for an interview.
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