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200 special needs child care are listed in San Diego, CA

The average rate is $19/hr as of May 2024

The average experience for nearby special needs child care is 4 years

Special needs child care in San Diego, CA

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Jessica G.


San Diego, CA

$30-31/hr6 yrs exp

Experienced Nanny, Teacher, And Special Needs Care Provider

5.0

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Whatever sort of family structure and flow you have in here to support it! I have been babysitting professionally for over six years, worked as a special needs respite worker (3-55 y/o), camp counselor (3-14 y/o), substitute teacher (infant to school age), and ran an after school program for a year (k-8). Most recently I...
5.0
"Jessica is so patient and kind with kids. She is amazing. She has a lot of experience considering her background experience working at a school with kids. She is trained and well qualified."

Reviewed by Brenda A.

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Michelle T.


San Diego, CA

$23-25/hr5 yrs exp

My Special Needs

5.0

(2)

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I am very passionate about special needs children. Their complexities are intriguing and challenging to me. I am eager to learn and participate as much as I can. My care is comprised of infants and toddlers with Aspergers, delayed development, medically fragile, premature, sensory integration disorder, and speech delayed. I...
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Lois S.


San Diego, CA

$14-19/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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For approximately I worked within the school district for elementary, middle, and high school district. Over 70% of my duties entailed working with special ed children.
5.0
"I would like to give a high rank to Lois for her exceptional assistance in taking me to the hospital for a clinical procedure and staying with me throughout the process. Lois not only offered to pick me up from...

Reviewed by Mohammed J.

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Makenna G.


San Diego, CA

$18-23/hr1 yrs exp

Registered Behavioral Therapist

5.0

(1)

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I am a passionate and dedicated special education care provider with experience working with individuals with developmental, behavioral, and intellectual disabilities. As a Registered Behavioral Therapist, I am trained to provide evidence-based interventions to promote positive behavior change. My commitment to safety and...
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Melissa G.


San Diego, CA

$18-23/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I have experience caring for those with special needs. I love helping others and watching them achieve their goals. In addition to this in have also had multiple family members who have these needs as well.
5.0
"Melissa is a sweet, dependable young woman who helps me with personal care (lifting, transferring, hygiene care, dressing, medicine administration, household care, etc.), because I have a physical disability....

Reviewed by Angie L.

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Natalie R.


San Diego, CA

$25-35/hr10 yrs exp

LVN

5.0

(2)

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Hi there! My name is Natalie and I've been a local to Mission Beach for the last eight years. I am an LVN but have recently decided to take a break from my nursing career after suffering from an injury in 2020. I've been a pediatric nurse since 2009 and have plenty of experience as a caregiver. I am familiar with special needs...
5.0
"I am a quadriplegic that travels alone. Natalie assisted with some of my personal care, along with helping me shower. She is professional, caring and compassionate. She is in my database and I will use her...

Reviewed by Chad H.

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5.0

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My name is Ellie and I have an associate degree in occupational assistant . I have worked with children with special needs at Poway unified school. I live with my family in Rancho Bernado . I have 2 boys on college now . I'm reliable , caring and trustworthy. I'm also CPR certified and passed back ground check .
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Wade P.


San Diego, CA

$50/hr5 yrs exp

Fun & Engaging Elementary SDC Teacher (Mild-Mod)

5.0

(1)

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Hello! I am a Special Education teacher and with a class of 16 kiddos aged K-3rd in the public school system in San Diego. Before moving to CA I worked as a tutor/ special needs caregiver in Salt Lake City. I have 5+ years experience of working 1 on 1 with students of all ages (pre-elementary to post graduate) in order to help...
5.0
"Our 6 year old son had a rough start with 1st-grade math so we decided to get him a tutor twice a week. He loves working with Wade and is very attentive to Wade whereas our son tends to get bored with us, his...

Reviewed by Michael M.

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Annie S.


San Diego, CA

$10-15/hr

Compassionate And Responsible Caregiver

5.0

(2)

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Hello I love working with special needs children and adults. I have a BA in Education from the University of San Diego. In college I gained experience by working in as a Teacher's Aide and thru several practicums. I have great compassion and enjoy working with others. I am a responsible person and make sure I follow thru with...
5.0
"Annie is very professional and punctual."

Reviewed by Derek H.

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Juliet F.


San Diego, CA

$22-26/hr2 yrs exp

Nonprofit Founder And Former Behavioral Technician/Direct Care Paraprofessional

5.0

(2)

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Hi, I'm Juliet! I'm 27, from North Carolina, and have my BA in Studio Art. In 2019 I founded Project, a nonprofit and photography series about people with Down syndrome, inspired by my 22-year-old sister. In addition to caring for my sister throughout her childhood, I worked for 2 years a Behavioral Technician for children...
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Maria Q.


San Diego, CA

$20-25/hr3 yrs exp

Special Needs

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I'd describe my personality as bubbly, kind, and compassionate. I like working with kids because they have such creative minds and ways of thinking! It's so incredible to see the world through their eyes with such innocence and joy. I'm looking for a job that will allow me to care for others and enjoy my time with them while...
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Kelly W.


San Diego, CA

$18-23/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Special Needs Care Giver

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Special needs teacher and experienced child care giver. I love children, and helping families! Comfortable with children of all ages and needs.
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Megan G.


San Diego, CA

$20/hr8 yrs exp

Child Care- Special Needs Ok!

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8+ years working with children ages infancy-12 professionally. I am specifically trained in Special Education and Behavior Analysis. I've been a BCBA for more than two years and am very comfortable working with all children! I am willing and happy to work with kiddos with special needs, even participate in services if needed. I...
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Bev M.


San Diego, CA

$22/hr10 yrs exp

Care Provider For Special Needs/Seniors, Nanny, Housekeeping

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Several years working as a Nanny with young children as well as 13 years experience working with special needs as a live-in Support Supervisor and Care-Provider. In charge of Care Provider staff and administrative duties. Provision of daily care, meals, meal prepping, house cleaning, management of house, medical and meds....
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Bianca G.


San Diego, CA

$23-38/hr7 yrs exp

Energetic, Playful, And Creative + Special Needs Care Experience!

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Hello! I'm a dedicated, creative, and kind childcare provider with over seven years of experience, including three years with children with special needs. As a licensed Registered Behavior Technician (RBT), I am passionate about nurturing and supporting all children, at all ability levels! I believe every child can thrive with...
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Jennifer B.


San Diego, CA

$25-47/hr10 yrs exp

Home Health Care Provider/babysitter/special Needs/pet Sitter/house Cleaner

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I have two boys that I raised on my own. They are grown and living on their own. I also have a 1-year-old granddaughter. I was CNA certified in Indiana. I've lived in California for 5. 5 years. So far I love it! I have a passion for helping children grow up to be good responsible adults. I have been babysitting off and on since...
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Madalyn R.


San Diego, CA

$13-20/hr

special needs

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Hi! I'm Mady. I'm currently in the process of trying to renew my CPR certification. Other than that, I am not certified in any medical area. However, I have cared for my bed ridden mother since I was 10 years old. I've helped administer medications orally, intravenously, and via injection. I am really just ready to learn...
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Carly L.


San Diego, CA

$20-30/hr1 yrs exp

Special Needs Companion/Caretaker

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I am a friendly, 25-year-old female living in North County San Diego with a passion for helping others. I studied Communication Disorders in college, and have experience as a behavior therapist, as well as a camp counselor to young adults with moderate to severe developmental disabilities. I am a Registered Behavioral...
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Christine C.


San Diego, CA

$14-18/hr2 yrs exp

Special Needs Caregiver

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Hi! I am Christine. I am a middle school teacher (7th grade English) finishing out my first year. I have 5+ years of experience with children and I have studied Psychology and Early Childhood Development in college. I nannied for a child with special needs for 2 years, before I moved. He is a wonderful kid and friend. I know how...
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Diana R.


San Diego, CA

$23-25/hr10 yrs exp

Awesome Special Needs Caregiver

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Hello! My name is Diana and I have been a caregiver for over 10 years. I have experience with autism developmental delay, dementia and more. I am a very honest, patient, caring, clean, responsible and punctual caregiver. I am wiling to do laundry, errands, medication administration, take clients to doctor's appointments, light...

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Recent special needs child care reviews in San Diego, CA

Jessica G.

5.0

I have known Jess for long time and she is awesome. My son loves hanging out with her. She is responsible and reliable and very kind. She knows how to work with little ones and does a great job engaging with them. My older daughter loves her too. I am so grateful that I have someone as wonderful...

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Lois S.

5.0

I would like to give a high rank to Lois for her exceptional assistance in taking me to the hospital for a clinical procedure and staying with me throughout the process. Lois not only offered to pick me up from my home but also waited patiently for me during the procedure and drove me back home...

- Mohammed J.

Melissa G.

5.0

Melissa is a sweet, dependable young woman who helps me with personal care (lifting, transferring, hygiene care, dressing, medicine administration, household care, etc.), because I have a physical disability. She handles each task with care, professionalism, and compassion. I also admire her...

- Angie L.

Natalie R.

5.0

I am a quadriplegic that travels alone. Natalie assisted with some of my personal care, along with helping me shower. She is professional, caring and compassionate. She is in my database and I will use her every time that I go back to San Diego. I would highly recommend her professionalism to...

- Chad H.

Wade P.

5.0

Our 6 year old son had a rough start with 1st-grade math so we decided to get him a tutor twice a week. He loves working with Wade and is very attentive to Wade whereas our son tends to get bored with us, his mom & dad, much faster. I thought our son would tend to space out quickly with Wade, as he...

- Michael M.

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Special Needs Child Care in San Diego, CA are rated 5.0 out of 5 stars based on 17 reviews of the 200 listed special needs child care.