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445 special needs caregivers are listed in Houston, TX

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

The average experience for nearby special needs caregivers is 5 years

Special needs caregivers in Houston, TX

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Claudia Z.


Houston, TX

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Special Needs Nanny

5.0

(2)

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Caregiver with over 20 years of experience on different areas including agencies, private duty and in-school assistance for students with special needs. Extremely capable and compassionate individual with extensive experience in elderly and children care-giving. Hard-working, honest, self- starter and willing to go beyond...
5.0
"We were fortunate to have Claudia work for 3 years with our now 12-year-old daughter who has significant special needs and disabilities. Claudia cared for our girl very deeply, and always put her safety,...

Reviewed by Leslie S.

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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 well trained.
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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, Cancer, Dementia, and...
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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 become a Board Certified Behavior...
5.0
"Maghan was GREAT! caring for my kid Very attentive and willing to help out at any time I needed her She'll be a GREAT person for you to hire to be with your kids!!"

Reviewed by Christopher S.

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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 in special education and I...
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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, bathing and dressing, tube...
5.0
"Spring has been taking care of our family for over a year now, and I doubt I could write enough positive things about her here to truly reflect how wonderful she has been. Her primary responsibility has been...

Reviewed by Linda R.

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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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Cynthia D.


Houston, TX

$15-35/hr10 yrs exp

Certified Special Education Teacher At SAISD

5.0

(3)

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I was born and raised at a private non-profit community for adults with intellectual disabilities. I have babysit children and adults with special needs for over 10 years. I have direct care experience and currently registered as an employee of Consumer Direct Services for Texas. I am a full time teacher for SAISD in an ACE...
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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 their everyday daily living...
5.0
"So happy we net Vickie through Care.com. She has helped me out so much over the past year and has become a part of our family."

Reviewed by Jan C.

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Martha V.


Houston, TX

$25-40/hr9 yrs exp

Bilingual Teacher

5.0

(3)

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I have experience working with students with learning disabilities, dyslexia, ADHD, and speech impediment. I also have worked with children who are autistic.
5.0
"Martha was extremely nice, and took very good care of our son. We are so glad we were able to have her watch our son since our regular babysitter was not able to babysit this time. We were very nervous using...

Reviewed by Misti D.

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Brenda W.


Houston, TX

$25/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(6)

Background Check

Hello! My name is Brenda, and I am a highly experienced caregiver with over 10 years of experience working with individuals of all ages with a wide range of diagnoses that are described in my profile. I am committed to providing compassionate care and support for individuals and families, and I am experienced in a range of tasks...
5.0
"Brenda is very kind, gentle, thoughtful, and attentive. She was great with our daughter who is struggling with some post covid mental health issues. REALLY appreciated her help and knowledge!"

Reviewed by Shanaya A.

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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.
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 yard, I love music, enjoy...
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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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.
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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Alison S.


Houston, TX

$13-18/hr5 yrs exp

Caregiver

5.0

(1)

Background Check

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!
5.0
"Thanks very much Alison for your help."

Reviewed by Kenneth K.

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Susan T.


Houston, TX

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Fun, Friendly And Neat!

5.0

(2)

Background Check

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.
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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Joyce B.


Houston, TX

$10-20/hr5 yrs exp

Child Care

5.0

(1)

Background Check

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 passionate about what I do. I love...
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Relindis T.


Houston, TX

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

Background Check

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.
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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Nicole K.


Houston, TX

$26-33/hr5 yrs exp

Proffesional Caregiver

5.0

(1)

Background Check

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 references !
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Katrina K.


Houston, TX

$15-30/hr3 yrs exp

Part-time Care Provider

5.0

(1)

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I cared for a wheelchair bound patient who was partially paralyzed from a condition called Transverse Myelitis when she was 2 years old. I aided in all of her care, from transferring, bathing, to bladder/bowel regimens. She was 15-18 years old when I cared for her. I am a very patient compassionate person and truly enjoy...
5.0
"Our child is very shy and takes a while to warm up to a person, however, Katrina is the first person to bring our daughter out of her shell. She fell in Love with Katrina from day one. When shes with our...

Reviewed by Christina L.

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in Houston, TX

Claudia Z.

5.0

We were fortunate to have Claudia work for 3 years with our now 12-year-old daughter who has significant special needs and disabilities. Claudia cared for our girl very deeply, and always put her safety, well-being and happiness above all else. She was a conscientious and devoted caregiver who only...

- Leslie S.

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.

Spring L.

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 Spring handled him with grace, poise, compassion, kindness and empathy. She is warm, calm,...

- Josephine F.

Vickie B.

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.

- Brian D.

Martha V.

5.0

Martha was extremely nice, and took very good care of our son. We are so glad we were able to have her watch our son since our regular babysitter was not able to babysit this time. We were very nervous using someone new but once we met her and looked at her reviews our fears quickly went away. She...

- Misti D.

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Ratings for Houston, TX special needs caregivers listed on Care.com

Average Rating4.6 / 5

Special Needs Caregivers in Houston, TX are rated 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 308 reviews of the 445 listed special needs caregivers.