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169 special needs caregivers are listed in Indianapolis, IN

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 Indianapolis, IN

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Gina D.


Indianapolis, IN

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

20 Plus Years Of Experience With Special Needs

5.0

(4)

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I have been in the field of working with individuals with special needs for over 20 years. It has always been a passion of mine. I have and continue to be very involved in Special Olympics, Down Syndrome Walk, the Autism Walk, and other community events.

Recent review:

5.0
Gina has been involved professionally in the field of disability support services for nearly 20 years. Gina cares greatly about the well-being of those being served, their families, and her colleagues and team...

Reviewed by Brandon M.

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Alexis D.


Indianapolis, IN

$10-15/hr

Special Needs Caregiver

3.0

(2)

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I am experienced in working with elementary and middle school-aged children with special needs. I have extensive experience working with kids. I spent many summers working as a special needs-focused camp counselor and worked at an after school care center for 4 years with children of varying abilities.
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Sandra M.


Indianapolis, IN

$10-15/hr3 yrs exp

Special Needs Services 3 Years Experience

5.0

(1)

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I have a lot of experience with children and adults with special needs. I am very passionate about what I do.

Recent review:

5.0
I broke my foot 2 months ago and was not moving well 2 weeks later, and I lived up 2 flights of steps. I hired Sandra and she was fantastic, did all the items I was unable to do. Helped me move, grocery...

Reviewed by Jeff N.

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Leeann H.


Indianapolis, IN

$35/hr10 yrs exp

Special Ed. Teacher

5.0

(4)

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I taught in Lawrence Township for 16 years with the Special Education program for 16 years. I continued my education with working in the Life Skill program at Early Center at Winding Ridge, for three years.

Recent reviews:

5.0
Lee-Ann is everything I hoped she would be. I'm older and have a few special needs. She addresses those when asked, and she cleans my house every 2 weeks. She's friendly, appears to be completely honest and...

Reviewed by Mary S.

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Nina H.


Indianapolis, IN

$19-25/hr10 yrs exp

FT/PT Caregiver With Nursing Training, Early Childhood Degree And 23 Years Experience Available

5.0

(1)

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During my 26 years as a professional childcare provider I have acquired experience with the following types of special care children. Spinal abnormalities, Congenital heart defects, open heart surgery post care, Asthma, ADHD, severe food allergies, Autism, sensory integration disorder, Erb's Palsy, deafness, combination...

Recent review:

5.0
Nina has put in so much time and effort to be a great tutor for our son! She made sure to meet with his teachers and acquire a variety of learning materials to best suit his unique needs. She adjusts her...

Reviewed by Katie F.

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Angles G.


Indianapolis, IN

$20-25/hr5 yrs exp

Angles

5.0

(1)

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I am interesting in speaking to you. Please contact me. I have worked with hundreds of family to achieve short and long term goals in my professional career as a CMH, Home Health Care and Hospice Agency in home social worker. I was a par pro in the TMI and severely emotionally impaired classrooms. Later I earned the Teaching...
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Schrone F.


Indianapolis, IN

$14-19/hr10 yrs exp

SENIOR CARE PROVIDER & COMPANIONSHIP

5.0

(2)

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Compassion and patients is always at the top of my time with your love ones. I've been caring for Seniors in their home, group homes and facilities for over 30 years. Assisting with daily living skills such as; medication prompting, companion care, hygiene care, cooking, light housekeeping, dressing. laundry, groceries shopping...
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Leeann H.


Indianapolis, IN

$35/hr10 yrs exp

Nanny/Babysitter

5.0

(9)

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I saw your ad on Care. com for babysitting. Caring for children is not a job for me, it's my passion. I worked with Special Needs children for 16 years for Lawrence Township. I have over 30 years of childcare experiences includes infants, toddlers, school aged children, preteens and teenagers . My availability includes days,...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Leeann has been amazing with our son. So responsive, too. Punctual. Never late. Communicates well and often. Feel great about the relationship she's built with him and the family.

Reviewed by Frederick K.

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Monica H.


Indianapolis, IN

$22-50/hr10 yrs exp

Part-time/ Full-time/ Overnight Caregiver/Babysitter/Nanny/Educator Available

5.0

(1)

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I have cared for children of all ages (infancy through high school), and of various abilities (struggling to gifted). I am creative and energetic, and I really enjoy being with children. I am a former elementary school teacher with 15 + years teaching, homeschooling and tutoring in multi-grade settings with special needs...

Recent review:

5.0
She was great with my son! She watched him from birth through 5 years old. She taught him so much academically and helped advise on behavior as well. My son has benefited immensely from being in her care.

Reviewed by Veronica H.

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Ashley W.


Indianapolis, IN

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Babysitter

5.0

(1)

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I have worked with children for over 15 years! I am currently a teacher and have experience teaching second, third, and fourth graders. Currently, I am teaching children with special needs. I have babysat children of all ages including infants to teens.

Recent review:

5.0
Ms Ashley was fantastic with our two boys (7, 5). In addition, there was a drop by from our daughter/grandson that was unexpected. She rolled with the flow of our family and seemed to be smiling the whole time....

Reviewed by Joe K.

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Kennedy H.


Indianapolis, IN

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Full-Time Caregiver

5.0

(2)

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Hi, my name is Kennedy and I am 22 years old! I have been babysitting since I was 13 years old. I have experience caring for children as young as 2 months old. I have taken classes that have taught me how to work with and care for children with special needs. I graduated from Ivy Tech Bloomington with an Honors degree in...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Kennedy is excellent with kids and pets. I have used her for both. She is punctual, dependable and always leaves the house as clean or cleaner than when she got here. I would highly recommend Kennedy.

Reviewed by Robin M.

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Kayla L.


Indianapolis, IN

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

All Around Help

5.0

(1)

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Hello! My name is Kayla. I have cared for children of many ages (newborn to 11 years) for the past 15 years. I graduated college with a degree in Elementary Education. In 2017 I returned from Australia where I was an Au Pair. The last 4. 5 years I have been doing a nanny share. During the days, I have also helped to keep the...

Recent review:

5.0
Kayla was wonderful with our baby! She was punctual, friendly, and professional. She also did a wonderful giving our daughter time to warm up to her. We appreciated that! We will be using her again soon!

Reviewed by Krista T.

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Elba A.


Indianapolis, IN

$25/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(4)

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Hi I'm Elba I'm always with kids , I have 10 brothers and sisters , I took care of my 3 kids and take care of my neighbors kids. I also worked for 2 years in a daycare where we had 18 kids including babies and toddlers (Have a reference letter.) Also I have had the pleasure of taking care of kids with special needs, and...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Elba is the most phenomenal nanny I could ever imagine. She took wonderful care of my children for 5+ years. She is..... Trustworthy, kind, smart, honest, genuine, clean, loyal, compassionate, and a SHINING...

Reviewed by Nicole L.

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Haley K.


Indianapolis, IN

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Fun Part-Time Sitter For All Ages

5.0

(1)

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I am a teacher on the south side of Indy looking for more work doing what I love! I've been babysitting for 10 years now so I have experience with children of all ages, as well as sets of multiples and children who have special needs. I am available most evenings and any time on most weekends. I am kind and patient, and I...

Recent review:

5.0
Excellent! She was friendly, on time, and connected well with my child and pets. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Care member

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Paige N.


Indianapolis, IN

$18-22/hr7 yrs exp

Full/Part Time Sitter

5.0

(2)

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Hello! My name is Paige and I have a 4-month-old daughter. My very first job was a swimming instructor for children ages 2-12. That was where I first worked with special needs children. After that I took on more babysitting roles including homework help, transportation, and playtime. I also worked with more special needs...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Paige helped me with dog sitting and she did a fabulous job! She was very reliable and easy to communicate with. She made me feel comfortable with leaving my dogs in her care. 10/10 would hire again.

Reviewed by Kayla B.

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Courtney P.


Indianapolis, IN

$18-20/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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I began babysitting for pay at 10 years old. I have experience in babysitting infants, children with behavioral issues, children with physical disabilities, and children with dietary restrictions. I have babysat and nannied twins along with their siblings. I was approved to babysit foster children in Idaho and I have a current...

Recent review:

5.0
Courtney has been the BEST! The only reason we are letting her go is because we are moving out of state. We would keep Courtney for the next 5 years. I have a 3 year old who is mild-moderate special needs,...

Reviewed by Kelly P.

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Michele M.


Indianapolis, IN

$28-35/hr10 yrs exp

Professional Nanny

5.0

(4)

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I have experience as a nanny (23+ years) as well as experience as an Early Childhood Education Teacher. In addition I have worked as a Family Advocate for an Early Head Start program in which I regularly completed developmental screenings and provided lesson plans and goals to assist parents with providing an emergent curriculum...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Carolie has been with our family for 20 months and cared full time for our two young children during her tenure. Carolie has a long history of being in the childcare industry - she worked at larger daycares as...

Reviewed by Care member

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Ashley G.


Indianapolis, IN

$25-29/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Longtime childcare professional with a passion for facilitating education and growth in young children. 10 years experience as full-time nanny, pre-kindergarten teacher, infant teacher, babysitter. Knowledgeable on child development and age appropriate expectations. Experienced with special needs including ADHD and type 1...

Recent review:

5.0
Ashley worked in our infant room and later moved to our pre-k room. She was a wonderful, attentive caregiver to our infants. She was not rattled at all in a room of 8 babies. She worked well with her Asst...

Reviewed by Adventure A.

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Penny K.


Indianapolis, IN

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Previous Child Care Provider

5.0

(1)

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I have been given in-home care to clients ranging from newborn to seniors. A service that I've enjoyed for the past 26 years. I have traveled with families, worked in Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Alzheimer's Unit, Private Duty Nursing, Hospice. Special Needs of all ages, Geriatrics and a long list of experiences and references. I...

Recent review:

5.0
Penny was a lifesaver! My dad fell and broke his hip and we did not know how to care for him. Penny came into our home with such knowledge, confidence, and ease. She is responsible for healing my dad! She took...

Reviewed by Care member

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Megan T.


Indianapolis, IN

$20-22/hr8 yrs exp

Caring Professional

5.0

(2)

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Hello! My name is Megan. I have a bachelor's degree in Child Development with a minor in psychology. I also have 8 years of professional experience working with children of all ages in many different settings. Much of my experience comes from caring for infants and toddlers in childcare settings and as a nanny. I also worked as...

Recent reviews:

5.0
We absolutely love having Megan around! She has been nannying for my son since December, when he was 2 months old. She is so amazing with infants and we often joke that we should just ask Megan when we can't...

Reviewed by Danielle B.

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Monica H.


Indianapolis, IN

$25-50/hr10 yrs exp

Child Care And Special Needs Experience With BS In Elementary Education

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I have worked with children who range from infancy to high school age and from struggling to gifted (twice exceptional) learners. I have done in-home and clients' home overnight care of children and household management. I love being with children! I have accommodated families' wishes and behavior plans. Former elementary school...
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Gary B.


Indianapolis, IN

$10-30/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Special Needs

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I was a former teacher and youth social service worker. I have cared for children with EH, DD, autism, visual impairment, ADHD, and learning disabilities. I have 10 years teaching with the state of Indiana for both the Indiana School for the Blind and Knightstown Children's Home, and Homestead Christian School. I have worked...
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Amy U.


Indianapolis, IN

$15-20/hr5 yrs exp

Full-Time Experienced Special Needs Childcare Provider

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I am a 32-year-old Autism therapist looking for child care opportunities near Denver (I'm moving there in July). I have worked with children for over 12 years; with infants and early childhood all the way up to high school students. I love being active with the children I've cared for, and taking them to museums, parks,...
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Sarah C.


Indianapolis, IN

$10-15/hr1 yrs exp

Caregiver With Some Special Needs Experience!

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I am very passionate about caring for those with special needs. Currently, I am a Registered Behavior Technician who provides intensive, 1 on 1, Applied Behavior Analysis therapy to children aged 2-12 years old. Before I graduated college, I volunteered at Reigns of Life for 5 years - a non-profit organization where people of...
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Olivia K.


Indianapolis, IN

$15-19/hr7 yrs exp

Seeking Opportunities To Help Special Needs Families

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Hi there- I work as a behavior analyst at an ABA clinic and am looking for ways to connect with and help families with special needs in my spare time. I have a full time job so my availability is evenings and weekends at this time.
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Alli T.


Indianapolis, IN

$15-20/hr

Special Needs Caregiver

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I have been a special needs caregiver for years. I am trained in the Nurtured Heart Approach through Outside the Box Indy. I am kind, patient, and supportive. I would love to talk more about what your loved one's needs and how I can help!
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Nicole W.


Indianapolis, IN

$15-20/hr

Experienced Provider With Kids/Young Adults With Special Needs

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Over the last 7+ years I've had the privilege to work with kids that need a little extra support. I worked as an Educational Assistant in a preschool classroom assisting students that had IEPs for 3. 5 years during college while working toward my bachelor's degree. After graduating, I worked as a Registered Behavior Therapist...
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Lacey J B.


Indianapolis, IN

$19/hr2 yrs exp

Sitter for special needs

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I have 2 years of experience. I can help with Bathing/Grooming/Hygiene and Ambulation. I have several years of experince but yes I am only 23. But I would make a wonderful companion
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Lena S.


Indianapolis, IN

$21-30/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced HHA And Team Leader Supporting Families Of Loved Ones With Special Needs.

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I have worked in the field supporting Individuals who are Intellectually Disabled for over 25 years. I enjoy supporting families and individuals live their best life. I started in Respite care with toddlers and teens. I have worked in group homes and supported individuals who live in their own apartments. I can run errands and...
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Kayla W.


Indianapolis, IN

$10-15/hr1 yrs exp

Part Time Special Needs Caregiver

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Hello, I am extremely interested in providing care to individuals with special needs. I have previous experience caring for children with autism, downs syndrome, and cerebral palsy. My nursing background has prepared me for a number of different encounters and I would love to help assist with your needs. A little about myself, I...

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in Indianapolis, IN

Gina D.

5.0

Gina has been involved professionally in the field of disability support services for nearly 20 years. Gina cares greatly about the well-being of those being served, their families, and her colleagues and team members. Gina is an excellent communicator, always does well to follow up and follow...

- Brandon M.

Sandra M.

5.0

I broke my foot 2 months ago and was not moving well 2 weeks later, and I lived up 2 flights of steps. I hired Sandra and she was fantastic, did all the items I was unable to do. Helped me move, grocery shopped with me, took care of my place, cooked my meals. Just about anything I needed she...

- Jeff N.

Leeann H.

5.0

Lee-Ann is everything I hoped she would be. I'm older and have a few special needs. She addresses those when asked, and she cleans my house every 2 weeks. She's friendly, appears to be completely honest and reliable, and appears to be thorough. My only disappointment is that she doesn't climb...

- Mary S.

Nina H.

5.0

Nina has put in so much time and effort to be a great tutor for our son! She made sure to meet with his teachers and acquire a variety of learning materials to best suit his unique needs. She adjusts her methods and goals as needed to get the most out of him.

- Katie F.

Leeann H.

5.0

Leeann has been amazing with our son. So responsive, too. Punctual. Never late. Communicates well and often. Feel great about the relationship she's built with him and the family.

- Frederick K.

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Ratings for Indianapolis, IN special needs caregivers listed on Care.com

Average Rating4.5 / 5

Special Needs Caregivers in Indianapolis, IN are rated 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 49 reviews of the 169 listed special needs caregivers.