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60 special needs caregivers are listed in Lakewood, WA

The average rate is $20/hr as of June 2024

The average experience for nearby special needs caregivers is 5 years

Special needs caregivers in Lakewood, WA

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Grace B.


Lakewood, WA

$15-23/hr7 yrs exp

4.5

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I worked as a lead teacher for ages 2-6 since September 2021. I taught them American sign language, letters, numbers, feelings, gardening skills, writing skills, social skills and much more. I love watching kids learn and grow. I worked with children ages 2-5 three times a week for 6 years at my local church. I am currently...
5.0
"We really enjoyed having Grace watch our kids while we attended an event out of town. She asked great questions to prepare for the night, making it a smooth transition. She was on time and very gracious when we...

Reviewed by Ayanna C.

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Elizabeth A.


Lakewood, WA

$16-21/hr3 yrs exp

Energetic And Fun!

5.0

(1)

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Hello! My names elizabeth and i've have a little more than 3 years of experience on babysitting. I also have experience with special needs, I tutored for my high school's special education program and I volunteered for special olympics.
5.0
"Elizabeth was a short term reoccurring nanny for my infant son. She was very sweet and he immediately took to her. While we had to part ways because of schedule conflicts, I would easily recommend her for...

Reviewed by Jessica W.

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Shae B.


Lakewood, WA

$32/hr8 yrs exp

5.0

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Hi, I'm Shae. 25 years old. I am from Philadelphia, PA. I'm an experienced caregiver with 7+ years experience. I've cared for all ages. There aren't any care challenges that I can't handle. I have experience with special needs children and adults as well. I cook, clean, shop, and help with homework. I'm also comfortable with...
5.0
"She helped me a lot with my autistic son. "

Reviewed by Melanie B.

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Gabrielle M.


Lakewood, WA

$25-30/hr3 yrs exp

Behavior Technician

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Hi, my name is Elle. :) I work as a Behavior Technician in an educational setting. I have worked at a day facility for adults with special needs as well. I am pretty comfortable and familiar with the needs of these types of jobs. If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to ask. I'm never sure what to put in bios....
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Adela V.


Lakewood, WA

$15-25/hr1 yrs exp

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Hi! My name is Adela! My favorite thing to do is to help others. I enjoy making people smile. I'm very caring, reliable & respectful. I've been a nursing assistant for a little over a year now & I absolutely love it. I've been babysitting since I was 14 years old, Ive watched infants - teens & elderly. Please reach out, hope to...
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Jennifer C.


Lakewood, WA

$19-30/hr2 yrs exp

Professional And Patient Caregiver

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Hello, my name is Jennifer. I am a professional and patient caregiver. My most recent experience was caring for one disabled person for the past two years. I assisted with her morning and evening routine which included feeding, bathing, administering medication, household chores, feeding, and hygiene. I have experience with...
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Gabrielle M.


Lakewood, WA

$20-42/hr4 yrs exp

Part-Time Babysitter

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Hi, I work in Education during the week, but I am also a college student. I work in Behavioral Health/Special Education and am comfortable working with kiddos who have special needs or require extra support.
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Andrea D.


Lakewood, WA

$20/hr5 yrs exp

A Little About Me

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I started working with kids when when I was about 13 years old. I started out babysitting young cousins, then volunteering in a preschool during highschool and nannying throughout college! I spent the past few years working at a preschool and then an elementary school in a special needs classroom. So I've worked with children...
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Prana B.


Lakewood, WA

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Development Focused Care

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Hello. I believe that children are little scientist and every day is an opportunity to learn about their world. My previous work includes, nannying, preschool teaching, elementary teaching, learning center leadership (curriculum planning), and one on one care as a registered behavior technician (I have allowed this license to...
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Gina O.


Lakewood, WA

$18-25/hr10 yrs exp

Full Devotion To Your Kiddos, And To Your Family!

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Hello wonderful families! My name is Gina. I work for a family as a nanny about three days a week and so far my weekends have been free. I am looking to fill in those gaps so I can meet my needs and pay those bills! My schedule is not set in stone yet. and I will try to update my availability. Naturally I am a caretaker. And...
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Alta R.


Lakewood, WA

$25-50/hr4 yrs exp

Respect Is One Of The Greatest Expressions Of Love. I Strive To Reinforce Healthy Habits.

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Hi Moms & Dads. I have my own transportation. First aid certified & non smoker. Also part time dog walker and comfortable with pets. I have more than 4 years of experience working with kids aged 18 months - 17 years. In high school I was a teaching assistant after school hours. Family 1 - 5 kids (2F, 5M, 9F, 11F, 13F) for 4...
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Ofa M.


Lakewood, WA

$25-50/hr2 yrs exp

I'm 22 Years Of Age And I'm Looking For A job

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When I first started as a caregiver in Reno NV . It was my first time experience as a caregiver . We worked with different kind of clients and teenagers with special needs. I've been working with this company for 1year and months. It was a great experience and | loved working with them but I had to move to a different state. My...
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Kathryn A.


Lakewood, WA

$20-25/hr8 yrs exp

Caring, Kind, Patient Caregiver

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I have eight years of experience working with Kokua, a non-profit that supports adults with developmental disabilities. I worked with the Independent Living and Community Guide programs and enjoyed it very much. I do not provide personal care or hoyering.
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Estella A.


Tacoma, WA

$22-25/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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Look no further, you have found your next babysitter! I am an energetic, fun, patient, and creative caregiver. I enjoy fostering your child's likes and interest and guiding them through their growth and development. I have over 10 years experience in working in child care settings. A few of those years as a behavior therapist...
5.0
"Estella has been a caring for my 4 kids for for some time now. My four are a rambunctious bunch and she is able to not only care for them, but also have their chore list and homework done without issue...

Reviewed by Care member

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Hannah H.


Puyallup, WA

$15-50/hr8 yrs exp

Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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Hi there I am looking to find a position in which I can work with someone by providing genuine care and nurturing assistance with day to day living. I love meeting new people, going for walks, and listening to others life stories. :)
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Jessica F.


Dupont, WA

$25-40/hr10 yrs exp

Resuming Your Family Schedule And Needs W Love, Compassion And Joy.

5.0

(1)

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I have had plenty of experience watching children after school and providing them w a structured school plan along w having fun science projects and fun activities. I have much experience w special needs children. Children really love me and I adore them wanting to provide them a beautiful childhood in continuing each family's...
5.0
"Super helpful and patient with my "terrible two" year old son."

Reviewed by Catherine K.

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Hanalee M.


Spanaway, WA

$25-30/hr10 yrs exp

Caregiver With Experience

5.0

(1)

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Many years accumulated working in the Medical Field w/Seniors and with Developed Mentally Disabilities. I have worked in Private Duty and worked for companies where I have Managerial Experience working in a 115bed community, managing its 24hr care staff/residents. Words cannot express how much experience I have working with all...
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Glenvette B.


Tacoma, WA

$30/hr6 yrs exp

Dependable Personal Care Assistant. Child Care Provider/Assistant Adult/Senior Care

4.7

(3)

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I've worked with children and adults requiring "special needs" care. I have also cared for adult/senior & elderly clients. I am currently contracted with WA State DSHS Home/Community Services accepting new clients. I have a deep compassion for people and enjoy caring for people needing companionship, assistance and care. I also...
5.0
"Sherell has cared for my daughter since she was a baby. She is now 7 years old and has learned and grown so much under the care of Sherell."

Reviewed by Quiana M.

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Carla E.


Tacoma, WA

$15-20/hr4 yrs exp

Fun/Friendly Sitter

5.0

(3)

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This past summer I worked at a summer camp for children and adults with all types of Special needs/ disabilities. I was at that camp fro three months and the work was 24/7; I, along with the other amazing staff, were there to give care givers and families a break, but what I quickly realized is that we were actually there to...
5.0
"Carla was an excellent babysitter. She came to our hotel and watched my two children. As a parent, she was a great communicator, responsive and engaging. As a babysitter, my kids found her kind, patient and...

Reviewed by Ben And Rebecca M.

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Leah B.


Tacoma, WA

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Very Experienced Nanny And Family Assistant

5.0

(1)

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Hi there! I have a ton of experience with children; I have three grown and I've been nanny to 20+ children over the years. I taught three children to read at very young ages. In addition, I home-schooled two children for three years and was a Substitute and Special Needs Teacher in International Schools. I'm also TEFL certified...
5.0
"Leah was wonderful with our son! From the moment she started, it was obviously she had a lot of experience with children. She did a great job of handling all the energy a toddler has by having a slate of fun...

Reviewed by Stephanie S.

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in Lakewood, WA

Grace B.

3.0

Single parent of 3 kids. I hired Grace in August 2022 w/ a contract and asked to commit up to 3 years of care if pos. I paid for her BG check. She was dependable, arrived on time, and asked alot of ques. After 3 mos I felt she had gotten used to the cycle with juggling 3 kids close in age (3 yrs, 18...

- Theresa Joyce G.

Elizabeth A.

5.0

Elizabeth was a short term reoccurring nanny for my infant son. She was very sweet and he immediately took to her. While we had to part ways because of schedule conflicts, I would easily recommend her for childcare. She has great communication and was very reliable!

- Jessica W.

Shae B.

5.0

Shae (Nashae) seemed to fit into our family dynamic from the first time we spoke to her. We put our potential nannies through a 4-step interview process (phone interview, face-to-face interview, check clearances and call references, and a training day (2-3 hours). Again, she met our expectations...

- Mary Cait M.

Estella A.

5.0

Estella is wonderful. My 3 year old had a blast and was talking about her and all they did the next morning she even took my dog out with them so she’s good with animals as well!! Very responsible, respectful, and sent pictures (I loved that)!!! Definitely going to keep going to Estella for all my...

- Care member

Jessica F.

5.0

Super helpful and patient with my "terrible two" year old son.

- Catherine K.

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Ratings for Lakewood, WA special needs caregivers listed on Care.com

Average Rating4.6 / 5

Special Needs Caregivers in Lakewood, WA are rated 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 10 reviews of the 60 listed special needs caregivers.