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66 special needs caregivers are listed in Kalamazoo, MI

The average rate is $13/hr as of March 2023

The average experience for nearby special needs caregivers is 5 years

Special needs caregivers in Kalamazoo, MI

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Emily R.


Kalamazoo, MI

$10-20/hr 1 yrs exp

Special Needs Care

3.0

(1)

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Certified Nursing Assistant, one year of experience working under a company and truly confident enough to start my personalized care giving business for those whom wish to get care in the comfort of their own homes. Life long experience with ADLs, redirection and guidance by taking care of my...

Latest review:

3.0
We hired Emily as a caregiver for our 7 year old daughter with special needs. Our daughter does have ADHD and can be a challenge with new caregivers initially. Emily had good intentions, but was a bit...

Reviewed by Michelle W.

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Grace M.


Kalamazoo, MI

$17-30/hr 6 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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I have 7+ years of experience in childcare in almost every form and fashion; school settings, daycares, private homes, camps, etc.! I often work closely with my programs disabled and special needs students and I specialize in the social-emotional development of children seven and under.

Latest review:

5.0
Grace is an amazing caretaker. She is so imaginative and has come up with some incredibly creative ways to play with our kids to get away from screens and incorporate some education too! Grace is a wonderful...

Reviewed by Kelly C.

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Sofia M.


Kalamazoo, MI

$16-25/hr 6 yrs exp

Nanny

5.0

(2)

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CURRENTLY NOT SEEKING WORK :) Hi! My name is Sofia and I'm looking for a family to help out full-time during the summer. I'm in my junior year at WMU, studying nursing. I grew up in the Saint Joseph area, and enjoy the beach and outdoors. My most recent experience has been watching multiple...

Latest review:

5.0
Our kids and our big bloodhound LOVE Sofia. We have had her watch our kids (ages 1 and 5) and pup overnight multiple times. We also had her watch the girls a few times during the pandemic while we were working...

Reviewed by Ted P.

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Anna G.


Kalamazoo, MI

$15-20/hr 7 yrs exp

Nanny!

5.0

(3)

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Hi, my name is Annie and I am a 3rd year student at WMU studying special education! I am looking for a family to assist where I can! I have 3 years of experience working at summer camps, one being with a special needs child, and about 7 years of experience with babysitting. I have a car and am...

Latest review:

5.0
You will NOT be disappointed in having Annie caring for your children. If I'm being honest, I am hesitant to write this referral since Annie is such a gem, and I don't want to share her :-) I have had the...

Reviewed by Karen M.

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Aubrey P.


Kalamazoo, MI

$12-17/hr 4 yrs exp

Passionate Caregiver

5.0

(5)

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Hello! I am a full-time college student looking to help out families in need of part-time childcare this school year! I have around 4 years of experience babysitting for all kinds of families and currently work at a daycare. I am more than happy to watch, care for, drive around, and stay active with...

Latest review:

5.0
Aubrey is a very kind person. She works well in any situation and is very helpful.

Reviewed by Alissa C.

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Skylar S.


Kalamazoo, MI

$19-24/hr 1 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hi, my name is Skylar! I am at KVCC to become an elementary teacher. I have 2 years of professional childcare experience. I have experience with infants, toddlers, and school age children and special needs. I currently work as a home health aide with a teen who has physical and cognitively...

Latest review:

5.0
Skylar helped my mother while she was unable to walk. She did safe transfers and was a bubbly personality to be around. She kept the house tidy and helped run errands.

Reviewed by Ann S.

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Jacqueline M.


Kalamazoo, MI

<$10/hr 10 yrs exp

Special Needs Child Caregiver

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I have an associate's degree in nursing with home care experience. I had a daycare of my own when my kids were little.
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Bri V.


Kalamazoo, MI

$15-15/hr 4 yrs exp

Special Needs Care

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Hi I'm Bri. I have been a babysitter/nanny for over 10 years. I am reliable, mature, caring and loving. I love being around kids in hopes to have my own one day! I am comfortable with pets! I have two dogs of my own who are my children at this point! Let's chat! :) I'd love to help out your family...
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Heather H.


Kalamazoo, MI

$20-25/hr 10 yrs exp

Special Needs Experience

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While working in the public school system, I have encountered a wide variety of students with special needs. I adapt my teaching and communication style to the needs of the child for their support. I maintain a reliable schedule, use multi-sensory strategies, stay organized, and most importantly,...
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Stephanie C.


Kalamazoo, MI

$18-25/hr 4 yrs exp

Ms. Stephanie

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Hi there! My name is Ms. Stephanie :) I am a highly trained special educator with a Bachelor of Science in Education and Human Development. I have 5 years' experience working with children with special needs ages 4-17. My passion is helping children of all abilities be independent so that they can...
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Kevin H.


Kalamazoo, MI

$20-25/hr 10 yrs exp

Experienced And Honest Caregiver.

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Seasoned healthcare professional with over 10 years of experience providing excellent patient care and advocating for seniors and those with developmental disabilities. Currently working full time in senior living on the administration side. Seeking part time/as needed case. Specializes...

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I don't have any experience caring for those with special needs, but I consider myself very patient and always willing to learn. I hope my presence will allow people to feel calm and comfortable enough so they can tell me how I can assist them.
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Trudi S.


Kalamazoo, MI

$15-29/hr 10 yrs exp

Experienced And Mature Sitter, Home Health Aide , Mommy's Helper

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Are you looking for help with running errands, cleaning, or taking care of a loved one? yes even including children Well search no more I'm a women of many talents and I'm available to help when u need it I have 20 plus years in the healthcare field I'm CPR trained previously worked at borgess also...
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Elizabeth C.


Kalamazoo, MI

$30-35/hr 5 yrs exp

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

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I have a Masters Degree within the field of Behavior Analysis and have been providing ABA therapy to those with a variety of developmental disabilities for 5 years. My experience is primarily with children under the age of 10 although I have also worked with teenagers.
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Melina E.


Kalamazoo, MI

$15-30/hr 10 yrs exp

High Tech Aide/Scheduler

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I have ample experience caring for individuals with traumatic injuries. I have worked in the health care field for 17 years.
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Brooke M.


Kalamazoo, MI

$15-25/hr 3 yrs exp

1.0

(1)

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Hello, my name is Brooke. I have been doing in home caregiving for 3 years and I have loved every minute of it. I have also worked with the STARR program at Warsaw community high school. If you do not know what the Starr program is, it is where high school students are able to go into the special...
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Brooke L.


Kalamazoo, MI

$10-25/hr 1 yrs exp

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I currently work at Western Michigan University Center for Disability Services. I work as a direct care professional for adults with developmental disabilities. I have worked with individuals who have all different functioning levels. I am currently med trained which means I am able to administer...
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Payton B.


Kalamazoo, MI

$10-15/hr 8 yrs exp

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For the past eight years I have worked at a summer camp for children with disabilities doing everything from volunteering and running arts and crafts. This experience has inspired me to work towards my PhD in Occupational Therapy to continue working with children. I am CPR certified, BLS certified,...
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Brittany F.


Kalamazoo, MI

$15-20/hr 2 yrs exp

Part Time Companion, Care Giver, Tutor, And More

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Having worked in the public school systems I have gained experience with working with those who have behavioral, cognitive and emotional impairments. I've been able to help these individuals by building a relationship with them to learn who they are as a person as well as learning more about their...
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Jamiese E.


Kalamazoo, MI

$17-17/hr 1 yrs exp

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Hi my name is Jamiese E and I have worked in early childhood for the last 6+ years. I have experience working with students with behavioral concerns, speech delays and autism spectrum disorder. I have worked with birth-6years. Specifically for developmental delays I have worked with ages 14-21.

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in Kalamazoo, MI

Emily R.

3.0

We hired Emily as a caregiver for our 7 year old daughter with special needs. Our daughter does have ADHD and can be a challenge with new caregivers initially. Emily had good intentions, but was a bit overwhelmed with the care. We did not seem to agree on discipline and essentially that caused us to...

- Michelle W.

Grace M.

5.0

Grace is an amazing caretaker. She is so imaginative and has come up with some incredibly creative ways to play with our kids to get away from screens and incorporate some education too! Grace is a wonderful person and someone that we love to chat with and has really become integrated with our...

- Kelly C.

Sofia M.

5.0

Our kids and our big bloodhound LOVE Sofia. We have had her watch our kids (ages 1 and 5) and pup overnight multiple times. We also had her watch the girls a few times during the pandemic while we were working from home. Days were filled with dance parties and activities to prep our oldest for...

- Ted P.

Anna G.

5.0

You will NOT be disappointed in having Annie caring for your children. If I'm being honest, I am hesitant to write this referral since Annie is such a gem, and I don't want to share her :-) I have had the honor of seeing Annie grow over the course of several years, and she has always been...

- Karen M.

Aubrey P.

5.0

Aubrey is a very kind person. She works well in any situation and is very helpful.

- Alissa C.

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