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453 special needs caregivers are listed in Houston, TX

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

The average experience for nearby special needs caregivers is 5 years

Special needs caregivers in Houston, TX

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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 intellectual/behavior...

Recent review:

5.0
Shantel is uplifting, bright, and dependable!

Reviewed by Ann H.

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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 the skills that you are...

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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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 approachable personality. I have...
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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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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. I have been learning about it...

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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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...

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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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...

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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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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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...

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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Sybrina P.


Houston, TX

$25-30/hr10 yrs exp

Senior Care

5.0

(8)

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I am a energetic positive self starter compassionate person who love taking care of all people. I've worked Healthcare over 38 years. I'm a quick learner and pay attention to detail. I have 30+ years in geriatric care, Diabetic, COPD, CHF, Med Supervision, Blind/ Low or No Vision Stroke w/Paralysis, COPD, CHF, O2, ROM,...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Very sweet and professional and just the right care I need for my son she will be always be my go to person she asked all questions and very understanding and great on communication highly Recommend to any one...

Reviewed by Laterica H.

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Guadalupe J.


Houston, TX

$20/hr10 yrs exp

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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, Panic Attacks. Hoyer lifter,...

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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Arame W.


Houston, TX

$15-50/hr1 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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Hello my name Is Arame, 28 years I'm now seeking work as a caregiver to broaden my experience and flexibility, and care . com offers just the opportunity I'm looking for like nanny, senior care and Special needs. With my experience as personal care assistant , I'm certain I have the skills to immediately become a valuable...

Recent review:

5.0
Arame is great caregiver and have experience with special needs children. Also she is very compassionate and love her job. She's on the medical field have many certifications. She is loving kids and like to...

Reviewed by Miaya F.

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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.

Recent reviews:

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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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 passionate about what I do. I love...
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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...

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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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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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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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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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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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 take care of your children and...
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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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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...

Recent review:

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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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 accomplish my Associate's in Nursing....
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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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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 references !
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Raquel F.


Houston, TX

$32/hr6 yrs exp

Care Is My Passion!

5.0

(3)

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My name is Raquel, I am a kind and empathetic Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) and Phlebotomist. I have RBT (Registered Behavioral Technician) experience in a clinical setting and for the last few years have consistently worked with Autistic children but not limited to. I am BLS and CPR certified, and am eager to...

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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Kristina G.


Houston, TX

$20-30/hr5 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hi, my name is Kristina! I currently have a full time job but due to Covid I am currently working from home which allows my schedule to be flexible. I taught at a special needs school for 5 years so I have plenty of experience. I've taught and cared for special needs babies all the way up to adults. I'd love to be of assistance...

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in Houston, TX

Shantel P.

5.0

Shantel is uplifting, bright, and dependable!

- Ann H.

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.

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.

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.

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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 303 reviews of the 453 listed special needs caregivers.