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129 special needs caregivers are listed in Buffalo, NY

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

The average experience for nearby special needs caregivers is 5 years

Special needs caregivers in Buffalo, NY

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Jessica G.


Buffalo, NY

$13-22/hr2 yrs exp

Special Needs Caregiver

5.0

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Hello parents! My name is Jessica. I have several years experince working with children who have disabilities. I have worked with kids with autism, ADHD, ADD, etc. I love doing fun activities with kids like arts & crafts, swimming, coloring, playing games, playing outside, watching movies(Disney is my favorite!), etc. I can also...
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Taylor F.


Buffalo, NY

$17-20/hr7 yrs exp

Certified In Special Needs!

3.7

(3)

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Hello, my name is Taylor. I have been working with kids for awhile now. I was a lifeguard for 3 years, and I have worked with all different kinds of kids. I am also a certified behavior technician, which means a behavioral technician provides mental health services to patients who struggle with a variety of behavioral problems,...
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Alexandra C.


Buffalo, NY

$10-20/hr7 yrs exp

Special Education Teacher Looking For Summer Job

4.0

(1)

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Hello! My name is Ally, I am 23 years old and during the school year I am a special education I have experience working with children of all ages and abilities in various jobs. Besides teaching, I work for County Department of Parks and Recreation helping to run some of their adaptive programs, which are designed for children...
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Sydney R.


Buffalo, NY

$15-20/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I have experienced with my disabled grandfather and have volunteered with special needs children with Down syndrome
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Lyntira H.


Buffalo, NY

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

Compassionate Professional CNA/ Caregiver/ Basic Life Coach

3.7

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Professional Patient Care Technician/ Certified Nurse Assistant/ Phlebotomist/ Companion/ Child and Adult Caregiver. My name is Lyntira. I'm a 38 y. o. female. I've been assisting individuals for over 20 years with day to day living activities. I simply am a people pleaser and love and enjoy helping learn and grow at every stage...
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Kristin B.


Buffalo, NY

$20-30/hr6 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I have experience in a wide range of areas. Please contact me with any questions !!! Ive worked with children and adults who have have a range of disabilities from dementia, parkinsons, Tbi patients as well as behavior issues. Ive worker with children and the elderly .
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Charles G.


Buffalo, NY

$35-50/hr9 yrs exp

I've Worked With The Mentally Disabled For 5years And Also Worked For People Inc.

5.0

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I work with the mentally disabled and have years of experience that I can provide! I've worked with all ages from youth to senior citizens! Also dealt with handling medication for my clients! I'm a very out going person and love what I do so if you want someone to care for your family member with top care, I'm your guy!

Recent review:

5.0
Charles is a great caregiver. He took good care of my mother before she passed away and she grew to love him very much. He was always on time and tended to her needs and never had any issues or complaints. He...

Reviewed by Elizabeth D.

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Hannah D.


Buffalo, NY

$12-17/hr4 yrs exp

Future Occupational Therapist Student Awaiting OT Program Start Date Next Fall.

5.0

(1)

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Good evening! My name is Hannah, and I worked as an ABA therapist for about 4 years during my undergraduate education. I quit only to focus on a few more classes I needed for graduate school. Now that I have finished my classes and been accepted into OT school, I am looking for a temporary position to fill my time until next...
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Evlena L.


Buffalo, NY

$20-30/hr5 yrs exp

Compassionate Soul Seeking Part-time Position Caring For Others

5.0

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Hello! I'm Evlena. I am a recent Occupational Therapy Assistant graduate who is seeking a part-time position caring for others. I would describe myself as a fun-loving nurturer who is compassionate about helping others live their best life. I have 5+ years of experience in working with individuals with varying diagnoses...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Personable and engaging, cares about those left in her care

Reviewed by Kelly B.

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Michele T.


Buffalo, NY

$15-25/hr1 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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My parents are in their late 80's so I am well versed with the patience and love it takes to let the elderly feel that they still matter and help them to feel they are still somewhat independent. I would love to help you with your parents, I know the burden as I too am in the same situation with my parents.

Recent review:

5.0
Truly outstanding women, was fantastic with my three year old daughter. Punctual, creative, fun, respectful. Highly recommend!!

Reviewed by Maxwell W.

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Maria S.


Buffalo, NY

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Child Care

3.0

(2)

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Hi. My name is Mia. I have been working caring for children for over 10 years. Have worked as a camp counselor, art director, children's party coordinator, childcare facilities, and private home Nanny. I have lifetime experience in caring for children with special needs, due to caring for my own daughter. I'm comfortable and...
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Aurora D.


Buffalo, NY

$16-25/hr4 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hello! My name is Aurora and I would love to work with you :) I am a 21-year-old college student looking for a job as a babysitter or caregiver. I have several years of experience working with children of various ages from different families. I am fluent both in English and Italian. I lived in Italy for several years. I attended...
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Patricia S.


Buffalo, NY

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Retired Nurse Pratitioner

5.0

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I am a retired Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with over 40 years of caring for well, ill and special needs children form birth to age 21 years.

Recent reviews:

5.0
Patti has been wonderful to work with & we are truly grateful for her being part of our village! She was dependable, caring, and felt like an extension of our family during the time we worked with her. Our...

Reviewed by Care member

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Meagan P.


Buffalo, NY

$20/hr10 yrs exp

Part-Time Caregiver Available

5.0

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Hi, my name is Meagan, and I'm 26 years old. I have worked for 9 years at an elementary school in West Seneca as a Before and After School staff member, for children from Kindergarten to 6th grade. We help with homework, play games both board and outside/gym, and help keep the kids safe and active while their parents are at...

Recent review:

5.0
Great personality. Flexible and child focused. Will definitely hire her again.

Reviewed by Leanne P.

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Elizabeth J.


Buffalo, NY

$25-30/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(4)

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Hi there! I've been taking care of children for 10+ years. I come from a big family and am comfortable watching over numerous children at once. I'm outgoing, adaptable, and able to take care of children with special needs. I'm excited to help your children learn, explore, and grow! I'm lucky to have a job I feel truly passionate...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Elle took amazing care of our two little girls. She was kind, patient, and understanding of their needs as well as ours. She helped them grow and explore while learning to have fun along the way. She was always...

Reviewed by Eliza J.

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Justice M.


Buffalo, NY

$25/hr6 yrs exp

Justice

5.0

(1)

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Hi! My name is Justice and I'm a recent graduate at the University of Arizona, studying Community Education. I have over six years of babysitting and nannying experience with children of all ages, as well as special needs. I'm outgoing, fun, organized, caring, and flexible with my time. I love doing fun activities with children...
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Genine M.


Buffalo, NY

$25/hr5 yrs exp

5.0

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I have experience as a Pre School Teacher as well as some experience working with special needs children in OT/PT. I have substituted in the public school system with children grades PK-10. I am also a mother of 3 grown children so I have loads of experience with babies and beyond. In August I will be leaving my current position...

Recent review:

5.0
Genine has been our nanny since our son was 4 months old. She cooks, cleans, organizes, does carpool. During the pandemic she taught preschool for our son and he is now reading and doing second grade math at...

Reviewed by Care member

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Aurora D.


Buffalo, NY

$23/hr6 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hello! My name is Aurora and I would love to work with you :) I am a 24-year-old college student looking for a job as a babysitter. I have several years of experience working with children of various ages. I am fluent both in English and Italian. I lived in Italy for several years. I attended school there and I worked part time...
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Taylor L.


Buffalo, NY

$18-30/hr7 yrs exp

Part-Time Caregiver/Babysitter

5.0

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I have been a babysitter for the past seven years, and truly enjoy working with children. I have a wide variety of experience, from infants to early teens, and special needs children. I volunteer in a class of 4, 5, and 6-year-olds, and have tutored elementary and middle school students in the past. The families I have babysat...

Recent review:

5.0
Taylor is incredible. She is kind and sweet and unbelievably mindful. I honestly wish she would quit her job to be with us all day! She is always 150% punctual and never forgets an arrangement. I never have to...

Reviewed by Jess K.

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Jennifer C.


Buffalo, NY

$20-35/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

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I am a very nurturing motherly person, who loves to be engaging with kids of all ages. I love art, dance, books, yoga, mindfulness, & sign language! I am looking for work in the areas of child care and/or yoga, since I am a certified yoga instructor for adults & kids, as well as a nanny. I am a Stay At Home Mom to a 2-year-old....

Recent reviews:

5.0
Jenn has been amazing with our daughter, who she has cared for since she was 8 months and is now a year old. As first time parents, Jenn has made our transition back to work as smooth as possible. Having our...

Reviewed by Ruby P.

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Loleta L.


Buffalo, NY

$15-30/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

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Hello my name is Loleta I would be glad to meet you an your family. I am a mother of 4, who are all now grow up. I was also a respit foster mother of children in need, I've care for Special needs children as well, I am also a caregiver, I am CPR certified and medication tech certified. I am great with companion care. I love...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Loleta worked for my family about 2 months. She was very good with my son since the first day they met. She was friendly, punctual, and dependable. I would hire her again.

Reviewed by Leonie S.

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Calla M.


Buffalo, NY

$15-20/hr5 yrs exp

Part-Time Caregiver Available

5.0

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Hello! My name is Calla, I am currently pursuing my masters in Nutrition & Dietetics at Buffalo State College. My past experience as a child care provider includes nannying for a special needs child for over a year and a half. I currently nanny for two families. One with 2 school aged children and one with 2 toddlers. I am...

Recent review:

5.0
Calla is a phenomenal babysitter. She is dependable in every way and is able to adapt to constantly changing circumstances with ease. She cares for my 2 children (meals, driving, homework,...) and does...

Reviewed by Nilam Y.

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Katherine C.


Buffalo, NY

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Child Care

3.0

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I am passionate about caring for and filling children's lives with joy! I have 11 years of experience as a caretaker for infants, toddlers and children. I have also cared for children with special needs and dietary restrictions. I also have experience in house sitting and pet sitting.

Recent review:

3.0
Katherine seems to be a capable caregiver but is unfortunately unreliable. After hiring her for Saturday help, a medical issue came up and she quit. Understandable, things happen. Then I offered her just a 2-hr...

Reviewed by Care member

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Taysha E.


Buffalo, NY

$20-22/hr2 yrs exp

Therapist Looking For Nanny Position

5.0

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Hi! I have been taking care of children ever since I was old enough to take the American Red Cross Babysitting class and become a Certified Babysitter. Now that I'm an adult, I still love taking care of children. They are so much fun to help to learn and I love watching them grow and develop. I spent 1 year interning with...

Recent review:

5.0
As someone who is constantly working it's a pleasure to know my kids are not only safe with Taysha but are learning and developing great habits! My kids come back to me better than I left them! Would definitely...

Reviewed by Dave V.

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Carolyn R.


Buffalo, NY

$10-15/hr10 yrs exp

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I have an older brother, 27 years old, with high-functioning Autism. He is my life, I am in the process of becoming his legal guardian as my parents grow older. We are best friends. My entire life, (even though I am two years younger than him) I have dedicated my time to bring him "up to speed." Teaching him everything from...
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Whitney M.


Buffalo, NY

$15-20/hr3 yrs exp

Special Needs Provider

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I have worked with high schools with special needs, including physical and mental disorders.
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Karen C.


Buffalo, NY

$10-15/hr5 yrs exp

Special Needs Child Care Provider

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I have several years experience working with children with autism and other developmental disabilities. I worked at Summit Educational Resources for about 4 years as a 1:1 aide and floating aide with children ranging in age from 6-10. I have experience with PECS, ABA and I know some sign language. I also worked at Buffalo...
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Nadia C.


Buffalo, NY

$10-25/hr1 yrs exp

Experienced Special Needs Care Provider

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Hey, I am currently in my 1st semester of nursing. I am looking to gain more experience and knowledge in the field. I already have one year of experience of caring for the adults and the elderly. I work currently through People Inc and am just looking for a part time job outside of my regular job.
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Meagan P.


Buffalo, NY

$10-20/hr2 yrs exp

Part-Time Special Needs Caregiver

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I worked two summers in a Summer School program. The first summer I was a classroom aide in a class with three autistic children and three children with others special needs. Five of the six children were working on their social skills more than anything and I was able to create a friendship you could say with those boys. The...
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Grace D.


Buffalo, NY

$15-20/hr3 yrs exp

Teacher Available For Summer Special Needs Care.

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Hi! My name is Grace and I am a teacher in Buffalo. I have my bachelor's in Special education and have years of experience working with children with autism, ADHD, downs syndrome, and emotional/behavioral disorders. I am available for part time care this summer.

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in Buffalo, NY

Charles G.

5.0

Charles is a great caregiver. He took good care of my mother before she passed away and she grew to love him very much. He was always on time and tended to her needs and never had any issues or complaints. He is awesome!!! I would recommend Charles to any family in need of a caregiver.

- Elizabeth D.

Evlena L.

5.0

Personable and engaging, cares about those left in her care

- Kelly B.

Michele T.

5.0

Truly outstanding women, was fantastic with my three year old daughter. Punctual, creative, fun, respectful. Highly recommend!!

- Maxwell W.

Patricia S.

5.0

Patti has been wonderful to work with & we are truly grateful for her being part of our village! She was dependable, caring, and felt like an extension of our family during the time we worked with her. Our daughter took to her very well and enjoyed spending time learning and playing with Patti. We...

- Care member

Meagan P.

5.0

Great personality. Flexible and child focused. Will definitely hire her again.

- Leanne P.

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Ratings for Buffalo, NY special needs caregivers listed on Care.com

Average Rating4.4 / 5

Special Needs Caregivers in Buffalo, NY are rated 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 46 reviews of the 129 listed special needs caregivers.