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185 special needs caregivers are listed in Indianapolis, IN

The average rate is $16/hr as of May 2024

The average experience for nearby special needs caregivers is 5 years

Special needs caregivers in Indianapolis, IN

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Monica H.


Indianapolis, IN

$32/hr10 yrs exp

Child Care And Special Needs Experience With BS In Elementary Education

5.0

(2)

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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...
5.0
"Amazing work. Helped with tutoring, advising, one on one coaching, nanny duties, etc. Truly a pleasure to work with. "

Reviewed by Veronica H.

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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.
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.
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.
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...
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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5.0

(1)

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hi I am good and caring person . I love to be take care of your child with special needs . I love to be spend time with child playing games, reading and other stuff.
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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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Amanda S.


Indianapolis, IN

$15-20/hr8 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hello! I have been interested in care giving for children since I was a teenager. My experience includes roles as a camp counselor for children with various diagnoses and disabilities, part-time respite caregiver for several children on the autism spectrum, a preschool one on one aide, and ABA therapist. I've also completed an...
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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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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...
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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Scout M.


Indianapolis, IN

$18-20/hr7 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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Hello I'm Scout! I am a Registered Nurse with 3 years of Pediatric ER experience and many years prior of child care and nannying. With my nursing background, I am comfortable caring for multiples and special needs children as well as managing an injuries or emergencies that may occur. I'm currently looking for part time summer...
5.0
"Scout is amazing! She is our weekend sitter. My kids love her and I feel so confident leaving her with our 20month old and 8month old. Best sitter we have found on care.com by far!"

Reviewed by Breanna M.

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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.
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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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,...
5.0
"Lee Ann is amazing! So attentive, caring, and kind. Our son loves Ms. L! We have been so thankful to find her. She truly cares for our son, and she has become like family to us."

Reviewed by Elaine 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...
5.0
"Kennedy was really great, with both my 3 kids and 2 dogs. My kids are 3, 5 and 8 and all three adore her. Anytime we need a babysitter or dog sitter Kennedy is our first choice!"

Reviewed by Sydney 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...
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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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...
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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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...
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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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...
5.0
"Elba has been babysitting our 1 year old baby for a few months now and we are very happy with her. She also helps with our 8 year old son and some items around the home. She is trustworthy , patient and...

Reviewed by Maritza M.

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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...
5.0
"Paige currently works 12 hours a week for us and is wonderful! She is an awesome tutor and role model for our son!"

Reviewed by Elizabeth D.

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in Indianapolis, IN

Monica H.

5.0

Organized, structured, caring, and dependable are just a few words that can be used to describe Monica. She cared for my high functioning autistic son and she did a great job. She worked with him on home work and ensuring he made it to school and from school. Monica worked full-time for us. You...

- Michael S.

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.

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

Average Rating4.6 / 5

Special Needs Caregivers in Indianapolis, IN are rated 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 57 reviews of the 185 listed special needs caregivers.