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261 special needs child care are listed in Houston, TX

The average rate is $16/hr as of December 2023

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

Special needs child care in Houston, TX

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Shantel P.


Houston, TX

$25-50/hr10 yrs exp

Child Care, Special Needs Care Provider

5.0

(10)

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Hi there, seeking families! I'm a 31-year-old Critical Care Registered Nurse, clinical instructor, nanny, babysitter, caregiver with about 16+ years of experience in caring for all ages (infants, toddlers, teens, adults, etc.). I've worked as a caregiver at home health agencies for disabilities,...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Shantel provided back up care for us. She was fantastic! Prompt and professional. She clearly knows how to nurture children. She fed my toddler, played with her, gave her high quality attention, and did some...

Reviewed by Catherine A.

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Kellie E.


Houston, TX

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Special Needs Caregiver/Senior Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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I have worked with special needs children and Seniors over 20 years in various settings. I am a certified Special Education Teacher Assistant who loves assisting students with Life skills and personal care activities. I am also a Certified Nurses Assistant, which makes me confident that I can offer...

Recent review:

5.0
Kellie is a very diligent worker. She is a self starter, and does not idle. You won't find her chatting away with friends; when she wasn't helping me with a task, she created her own tasks, that she knew would...

Reviewed by shawnee M.

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Shantel P.


Houston, TX

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Specialist in Special Needs

5.0

(1)

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I have gained the love to care for individuals with disabilities for years through the inspiration of sick grandparents, work, and nursing school. While working and progressing through nursing school, I've learned to work with seizures, GI tubes, and bed baths, and how to work with individuals with...

Recent review:

5.0
Shantel is uplifting, bright, and dependable!

Reviewed by Ann H.

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Evelyn T.


Houston, TX

$10-35/hr4 yrs exp

Special Needs Service Provider (Certified)

5.0

(1)

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I have worked with children with a variety of disabilities: Rhett's, Autism, Blind, Deaf, Speech Impairments, Gait training, Learning Disability, Emotionally Disturbed, Down Syndrome, and many others. No child is too difficult to learn. I do believe all children can learn. I am experienced and...
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Amber B.


Houston, TX

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Special needs

5.0

(1)

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As a skilled and enthusiastic mother with experience. I have honed my creativity, motivational skills to help others. Common responsibilities include a daily plan of action, organizing and learning from the client themselves. Assist with daily life tasks. Strong empathy skills, communicative and...
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Tammy T.


Houston, TX

$15-18/hr10 yrs exp

Special Need Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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I am interested in this position as it relates to my experience, knowledge in Home Health Care Industry and my passion with helping people maintain an active life in their home. I am a Home Health Aide with over 20 yrs of experience. I have worked with wonderful clients ranging from Companionship,...
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Maghan A.


Houston, TX

$25-40/hr7 yrs exp

Part Time Special Needs Or Care Giver

4.8

(5)

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I'm a Caring Applied Behavior Analysis Specialist dedicated to autism care. Credentialed with a Master's Degree in Psychology (Specialization In Applied Behavior Analysis- AUTISM) and related experience in working with children who have mental disabilities. Currently getting supervision hours to...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Maghan was fantastic, our kids and dogs fell in love with her immediately (and that's not common for us)!!! She arrived a couple mins early (awesome to get a punctual jump on date night) and stayed alert even...

Reviewed by Ashley C.

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Lugene R.


Houston, TX

$25-35/hr10 yrs exp

Conscientious And Attentive Caregiver For Special Needs Child, Teen, Or Adult.

5.0

(1)

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My background is in teaching school for over 15 years, all ages and subjects, mostly English, ESL, Music, Speech, and Drama. Since then I have been a writer for 17 years. I am certified in Special Education and have worked with teens lin foster care living in a group home. My interest is in Autism....

Recent review:

5.0
Our family would highly recommend Lugene. Aside from being exceptionally nice and caring, she is very reliable and dependable. She cares a lot about doing a great job. She took really good care of our special...

Reviewed by Jane B.

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Marie A.


Houston, TX

$22-35/hr9 yrs exp

A Special Needs Profile

4.5

(2)

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I have 9 years experience with children with special needs. I have experience with autism, down syndrome, and a child with bipolar disorder. I also have worked with special needs children 2-4 days a week at an elementary school as a volunteer. I also attended Stephen F. Austin University and majored...
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Spring L.


Houston, TX

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

A Mature And Loving Nanny/caretaker With Experience In Special Needs Children And Elderly Adults.

5.0

(2)

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Hello, my name is Spring. I am a part-time photographer and full-time caregiver, devoted to my very large family, and fun-loving pets. With children, I've extensive experience with Autism and Down's syndrome. My skills range from emotional/physical/cognitive issues, bowel and bladder incontinence,...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Spring was an absolute gift to my family at a critical transition point in our lives. My son is on the autism spectrum and exhibits a number of behaviors which come and go (some more extreme than others) and...

Reviewed by Josephine F.

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Maritza L.


Houston, TX

$20-25/hr7 yrs exp

Special Needs Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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I am 10+ years experience with Autism and have excellent references from previous families. I assist with behavior, potty training, feeding, and gain dependent skills.
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Vickie B.


Houston, TX

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Special Personal Assistant

5.0

(5)

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Hello, my name is Vickie! I love helping. My experience allowed me to work with families with diverse backgrounds and their needs, engaging their everyday life. I provides direct care to special needs/mentally challenged patients, teens, young adult, and seniors care. I assist clients/patients with...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Vicki has a warm and caring way and our daughter with special needs liked her from the start. Vicki is caring and professional and we enjoy how she interacts with all of us especially our daughter.

Reviewed by Brian D.

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Joyce B.


Houston, TX

$10-20/hr5 yrs exp

Child Care

5.0

(1)

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I have good experience with special needs. I love the work and I am very passionate with it. I have worked with autism, mental retardation, bipolar disorder, mood disorder, sleep disorder, pica disorder, ADHD and many others. Since I have good experience with different kinds of illness, I feel...
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Elizabeth G.


Houston, TX

$20/hr10 yrs exp

CNA

5.0

(1)

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Experienced and dedicated Certified Nursing Assistant with 10+ years of proven experienced in implementing patient care. Worked in nursing homes, assisted living and hospitals as well. I' am compassionate, patience, dependable, and skilled experience. I am CPR certified and have professional...

Recent review:

5.0
She built a great relationship with my father before he passed. She was always on time. She would always cook and prepare meals if needed and would remind my father to take his medications . Our family loved...

Reviewed by Emily G.

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Erin H.


Houston, TX

$15-20/hr

Creative

5.0

(4)

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I have cared for numerous special needs clients. Each one holds special memories for me. I have enjoyed tailoring activities to people and their children.

Recent review:

5.0
Erin is a heart driven person, that is, she relates to the world with kindness and compassion. She is service oriented and will work hard to do her best job, whatever the job may be. She is also very creative...

Reviewed by Dillon W.

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Guadalupe J.


Houston, TX

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(5)

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Hello my name is Guadalupe been doing caregiving with 17 years of experience. I have worked with children and adults. I am CPR certified and Graduated Medical Assistant, Bilingual with Great References. I am experienced with Cerebral Palsy, ALS, Diabetes, Alzheimer, Dementia, Anxiety Disorders,...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Guadalupe is very dependable, on time, and patient with her clients. She always there when I needed her to care for my mom. My mom had alot of medical needs and Guadalupe was willing to learn what it takes to...

Reviewed by Care member

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Kimberly G.


Houston, TX

$10-15/hr4 yrs exp

4.0

(1)

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I have encountered many patients of special needs. I love them. I love being a companion and making them smile. Although I've never been hired for someone with special needs such as seizures etc.. I would not mind at all giving it a try. I am very open minded and love to help in any way I can.

Recent review:

4.0
She has an upbeat attitude and positive references.

Reviewed by Lorraine M.

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Neema N.


Houston, TX

$24-28/hr7 yrs exp

Full Time Caregiver

5.0

(3)

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I have been working with special needs for 7 years. I have worked with babies, youth and adults. I love helping families. I am dependent, flexible, patient, trustworthy, honest, motivated, kind, lovable, and hardworking. I enjoy doing craft, play with toys any kinds, play at the park, in the back...

Recent review:

5.0
Neema worked as a nanny for my special needs child for 3 years and we love her! Always punctual, respectful, considerate and just a joy to have in our home. She is full of love and took care of my special child...

Reviewed by Nadiya S.

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Susan T.


Houston, TX

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Fun, Friendly And Neat!

5.0

(2)

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Hello, I am a certified Educator in English Language Arts and Reading, Special Education and ESL. I have 4 grown children. I miss caring for them! I also know the need to feel comfortable as a parent.

Recent review:

5.0
We hired Susan to help us take care of our special needs child, who is non-verbal autistic. She was great. Very compassionate and caring and patient too. She was also able to tutor our other child with some...

Reviewed by Catherine B.

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Alison S.


Houston, TX

$13-18/hr5 yrs exp

Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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Missions, accomplished! Challenges, overcome! Impossibility, possibilities! In my presence, no sentences ever begin with I can't, only I can! Lease on life: If it is to be, it is up to me! The little engine that could! - I think I can, I think I can!

Recent review:

5.0
Thanks very much Alison for your help.

Reviewed by Kenneth K.

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Kaitlyn A.


Houston, TX

$15-30/hr6 yrs exp

Experienced Caregiver Availible

5.0

(1)

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I am a graduate student pursuing my masters in social work with a focus in mental and behavioral health. I have worked with folks with a variety of disabilities from autism to epilepsy to spinal cord injury. I am a fast learner with a passion for helping families with disabilities.

Recent review:

5.0
I hired Kaitlyn to care for my special needs son who is diagnosed with autism. He can be very difficult at times because of his meltdowns and challenging behaviors. Especially with a new caregiver. After the...

Reviewed by Michael C.

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Madison M.


Houston, TX

$15-20/hr4 yrs exp

Certified Caregiver For Disabilities

5.0

(1)

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I took classes to become certified in working with children with disabilities, I have worked for three different families with children with disabilities; a family including a little girl with Muscular Dystrophy, a family with a little girl with Cerebral Palsy and a family with a boy with Autism. I...
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Gloria G.


Houston, TX

$25-35/hr10 yrs exp

Full-Time Caregiver

5.0

(5)

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Words cannot describe my experience of working with children with special needs, as every day is a new learning experience and a new memory to treasure. I have been working over 10 years with special needs children and I have come to the conclusion that there is no other job more gratifying than...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Gloria is very kindhearted and developed a good relationship with my son, who has autism. She is trustworthy and reliable. I would recommend her to anyone who is seeking a caregiver for their child with...

Reviewed by Geraldine B.

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Raquel F.


Houston, TX

$32-34/hr6 yrs exp

Care Is My Passion!

5.0

(3)

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Kind and empathetic CNA and CCMA, BLS and CPR certified, looking to provide your loved ones with the best care possible. I am a mother to 2 great kids, ages 16 and 14 and my son is on the spectrum. I also have 3 miniature dachshunds. When I can, I dedicate time to volunteer for the Red Cross as a...

Recent reviews:

5.0
I have a 4-year old boy who has Autism. Raquel has proven to be an excellent caregiver who is not only nice and patient but also incredibly knowledgeable. She understands the unique challenges that come with...

Reviewed by Sylvie G.

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Relindis T.


Houston, TX

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I have 10 years of experience. I can help with Bathing/Grooming/Hygiene and Ambulation. My name is Relindis T. am an experience Personal Care Assistant and a graduate from Nursing school but not licensed yet. I have a great experience as a caregiver and as a single mother with 2 girls.

Recent review:

5.0
Relindis is a kind and loving caregiver. She is very reliable and trustworthy and is always communicative and on time. My 11 year old son is non verbal and non ambulatory and absolutely loves her. I highly...

Reviewed by Care member

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Daniela M.


Houston, TX

$20/hr6 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Since getting my Nurse Aide Certification, I have had experience in a nursing home, transitional care, assistant living, home care, and rehabilitation; ranging from spinal to brain injury. I'm a quick learner and I'm always up to try new things. I am currently in school part time hoping to...
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Nicole K.


Houston, TX

$26-33/hr5 yrs exp

Proffesional Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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6 years preschool teacher , AA in child development including special needs units. Bachelor degree estimates 2022. Nanny experience . Focused on social and emotional health , confidence and independence . Adore working with children in a home setting as well as in a preschool environment . Great...
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Tasha H.


Houston, TX

$20-50/hr8 yrs exp

Nanny

5.0

(1)

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Hello my name is Tasha and I have 8 years of effective experience with a CPR certification. I am writing to introduce myself as a driven and compassionate Nanny who has exceptional communication and childcare skills. Owing to my extensive childcare and housekeeping experiences, I can effectively...
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5.0

(1)

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I am currently working with autistic students at an elementary school. I have 22 years of experience in working with students from pre-K to 6th grade. I can get CPR trained if you need me to. I am looking forward to working with a nice and friendly family.
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Brianne M.


Houston, TX

$15-26/hr8 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Attention to Detail. ... Communication Skills. ... Conflict Management Skills. ... Problem Solving Skills. ... Professionalism. ... Teamwork Skills. ... Time Management Skills

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Recent special needs child care reviews in Houston, TX

Shantel P.

5.0

Shantel provided back up care for us. She was fantastic! Prompt and professional. She clearly knows how to nurture children. She fed my toddler, played with her, gave her high quality attention, and did some light cleaning. I would hire Shantel again.

- Catherine A.

Kellie E.

5.0

Kellie is a very diligent worker. She is a self starter, and does not idle. You won't find her chatting away with friends; when she wasn't helping me with a task, she created her own tasks, that she knew would benefit me. I hired her as my caregiver( I am paralyzed), and she helped me with my daily...

- shawnee M.

Shantel P.

5.0

Shantel is uplifting, bright, and dependable!

- Ann H.

Maghan A.

5.0

Maghan was fantastic, our kids and dogs fell in love with her immediately (and that's not common for us)!!! She arrived a couple mins early (awesome to get a punctual jump on date night) and stayed alert even though we had a pretty late evening. Kind, friendly, and great with our special needs son,...

- Ashley C.

Lugene R.

5.0

Our family would highly recommend Lugene. Aside from being exceptionally nice and caring, she is very reliable and dependable. She cares a lot about doing a great job. She took really good care of our special needs adult son who has seizure disorder and multiple challenges.

- Jane B.

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Average Rating4.6 / 5

Special Needs Child Care in Houston, TX are rated 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 105 reviews of the 261 listed special needs child care.