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60 special needs caregivers are listed in Long Island City, NY

The average rate is $22/hr as of February 2024

The average experience for nearby special needs caregivers is 5 years

Special needs caregivers in Long Island City, NY

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Daphne M.


Long Island City, NY

$30/hr10 yrs exp

Quality Care With Love!

5.0

(12)

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Hi I am a career nanny, mom of 3, with 19 years of experience. My experience includes but not limited to: care of my younger sister since 12 years of age : mom of 3 my oldest is 20 : working with various families ages newborn to teens. nanny shares, multiples, running my own home day care & overnight care. I have a Child...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Daphne starting nannying for my daughter when she was 3 months old and I honestly can't imagine having anyone else watch her. She is thoughtful and attentive. She plays creative early learning games and...

Reviewed by Maryanne O.

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Margaret K S.


Long Island City, NY

$24-25/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Childcare Provider Available For Weekdays & Weekend

5.0

(4)

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Hi, I'm Margaret- I have 19 years childcare experience with certifications in Early Childcare, CPR, & First Aid. I'm originally from the South but a New Yorker at heart. I'd describe myself as client-focused, outgoing & nurturing with a playful disposition. Your child's happiness & safety is my top priority. If you need a tutor...

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5.0
Kelly is a such sweet person. I have been working with her almost a month now. She always shows big smile and positive reaction. She is very punctual and never late so far. I can feel how much she has strong...

Reviewed by Soora A.

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Adya P.


Long Island City, NY

$25-35/hr2 yrs exp

Former PCA + Disability Centered Program Manager

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While studying in undergrad, I was heavily involved in UMO's Best Buddies Program. I was able to build many skills and years of experiences working with folks who have a variety of disabilities. I also was lucky enough to make some life long friends. After graduating in 2018, I worked for Best Buddies CT as a Program Manager,...
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Keliese C.


Long Island City, NY

$20-30/hr3 yrs exp

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Hiii my name is Keliese and I am a student. I have a background in working with children with special needs. I am also conversational in ASL. I would love to talk more about how I can assist you and your child's needs.
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Elizabeth M.


Long Island City, NY

$18-22/hr3 yrs exp

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Hi! My name is Elizabeth and I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelors in Psychology in 2018. I have worked with children and adults with developmental disabilites including autism and down syndrome as an in home aid and behavioral health technician. I also experience with individuals with physcial...
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Elena R.


Long Island City, NY

$13-30/hr5 yrs exp

Speech Therapist

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Hello! I have been a speech therapist for the past 8 years and have nannied/babysat on the side over the course of the years as well. I am reliable, fun, and have the unique background of being a speech therapist for children. I enjoy caring for children of all ages!
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Sophie P.


Long Island City, NY

$23-30/hr7 yrs exp

Paraprofessional

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Greetings! I'm Sophie, an undergraduate pursuing a degree in Counseling Psychology. Alongside my studies, I'm part of the team at the International Institute for the Brain. Drawing from personal connections to special needs within my own family, I've been driven to delve deeply into the realm of mental health. From 2021 onward,...
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Brittany C.


Long Island City, NY

$30-40/hr9 yrs exp

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I have 10+ years of experience working with children & families in a variety of ways. Prior to earning a professional degree, I have offered babysitting & tutoring services and was a nanny for a family with two children for several years. I have since earned a masters degree, followed by attaining a behavior analyst...
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Marissa M.


Long Island City, NY

$20-50/hr10 yrs exp

I Have 12 Years Of Experience Working As A Nanny In NYC. I'm Fun, Warm, Reliable.

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I have 12 years of experience nannying in NYC. I nannied for a family of 6 kids for 8 years, the youngest was an infant, the oldest was 11 years old. I am patient, caring, kind, funny, creative. I am good at meeting kids where they are and connecting with them, including special needs children. I'm responsible and reliable. I...

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Hi! I am a character of all traits. I am 19 years old who's motivated and energetic. I am dedicated, driven and an initiative individual who's proceeding to a bright future. I can multitask and I am also flexible. I graduated high school and plan on becoming a part of the medical industry. I love kids and animals. Growing up...
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Shannon K.


New York, NY

$20-30/hr4 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I have been a nanny/babysitter on and off for about 5 years. I am available for part time and full time work. I have experience with children with special needs and medical disabilities.

Recent review:

5.0
Shannon came to us with excellent references from other families of children with and without special needs. At the interview where she met my son (who is relatively non-verbal) he hugged her and said, "Bye...

Reviewed by Loretta L.

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Reyna C.


Jersey City, NJ

$22-25/hr10 yrs exp

Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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I have over 15 years of experience as a Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA). I prepare home-cooked meals from scratch with healthy ingredients and I make sure both the patient and the home are well taken care of. I treat the patients I care for and their families like they are my own. I enjoy my work an I am comfortable and...

Recent review:

5.0
I highly recommend Reyna as a caregiver. She took excellent care of my 78-year-old father for almost two years. During that time, she was always kind, affectionate and very loving to him. She would even call...

Reviewed by Wanda P.

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Seeta R.


South Richmond Hill, NY

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Full-Time Nanny Available From Early September With 13 Years Of Experience

5.0

(3)

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Hello moms and dads! My name is Seeta. I have over 13+ years of experience working with children from newborns to age 12. I also have experience working with twins and special needs children. I live in Queens, NY and I currently work for a wonderful family in Montclair New Jersey. I am looking to relocate to Manhattan, NY as my...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Seeta started as our nanny when our daughter was 6 months old and was with us for a year. Bringing on a nanny during the pandemic could’ve been extra challenging - from the health precautions to us sharing...

Reviewed by Care member

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Jamie B.


Bronx, NY

$25-30/hr9 yrs exp

4.6

(9)

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Hi beautiful families! I'm a South African nanny/babysitter, permanently residing in New York. I totally adore kids so it's not really a job to me. My experiences include au pair, live-in nanny, babysitter & special needs. Cared for Newborn boy/girl twins & their 2-year-old sister. Newborn & her 3 y/o brother. 18-24-month-old...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Jamie fit right into our family life. Her temperament is wonderful - she's kind, sweet, and she had such a calming influence on our son as she cared for him from age 7 months-10 months. We would have kept her...

Reviewed by Alexa M.

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Claire S.


New York, NY

$25-35/hr7 yrs exp

Creative And Caring

5.0

(3)

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I am currently looking for part-time work in the mornings, evenings, and weekends. (Morning work preferably in Bushwick, Bedstuy, or Ridgewood) Hi there! I am a former preschool teacher with 7 years of childcare experience under my belt. Before moving into early childhood education I babysat and nannied for various NYC...

Recent reviews:

5.0
We hired Claire to care for our two daughters for 2+ weeks to bridge a gap between permanent caregivers, and we recommend her very highly. Claire was punctual, reliable, and easy to work with. She was sweet and...

Reviewed by John F.

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Kulsuma B.


Brooklyn, NY

$25-26/hr3 yrs exp

Child Caregiver

4.7

(3)

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Hello families, I am a very honest, energetic and loving person. I have been caring for children for as long as I can remember. I work at an early childhood center. I do not have any problems doing some light housekeeping (picking up after the children, doing dishes, occasional children' s laundry, etc.). I enjoy working with...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Kulsuma or "Suma!" as the kids called her was great with our 2+ and 1+ year old. She was professional from the get go, friendly, warm, and proactive in everything that she had to do with two very active...

Reviewed by Dena H.

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Melissa N.


Astoria, NY

$15-25/hr5 yrs exp

The Sibling Of A Severely Disabled Young Man

5.0

(2)

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I have a severely disabled brother who has cerebral palsy and epilepsy who is tube fed and uses assistive technology to communicate giving me familiarity with assistive technology, physical and medical needs. I volunteered for sibshops assisting in recreational therapy for the siblings of children with special needs I babysat...

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5.0
Melissa was very thoughtful with care of our children. She met each one of their needs and remembered details about each ones’ special circumstances. She was diligent and creative with our children. She found...

Reviewed by Care member

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Jasmin B.


Jamaica, NY

$10-15/hr3 yrs exp

Part-Time Special Needs Caregiver Available

5.0

(1)

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As I have worked with children over the past five years I have had numerous experiences caring for children with special needs. In the past, I have been a sitter for a family with a child who had cerebral palsy. I also have a lot of experience with children who have autism, as a number of the young children I used to work with...

Recent review:

5.0
Jasmin worked with our family as a live in for the summer. She was exceptional with my then 2 year old and 8 month old. Jasmin is the complete package: reliable, responsible, trustworthy, and fun! She is...

Reviewed by Lisa N.

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Brittany T.


New York, NY

$10-15/hr5 yrs exp

Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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I've working with children who are along the spectrum for about five years. I started in a group home working as a direct care counselor for 2. 5 years. Then I worked as a home health aid for a young girl who had NF1 and was blind. After her I then worked for a family who had two young boys and were along the spectrum. I was...

Recent review:

5.0
Brittany worked for us a little less than two years, than we moved back to Italy. That is the only reason why she is not with us anymore. Brittany became quickly part of our family. She traveled with us in...

Reviewed by Lavinia M.

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Bora Z.


New York, NY

$20-25/hr2 yrs exp

Outgoing Young Professional With Years Of Childcare And Teaching Experience

5.0

(1)

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I am a young professional living in Brooklyn and am currently in a career transitional period. While I am applying to grad school, I am looking for a preferably consistent role caring for children, although I am open to one-time opportunities at well. I have been caring for children of varying ages for 10 years now. I have...

Recent review:

5.0
Bora is such was a fantastic nanny to our one year old son. She is super sweet, kind, very gentle and patient. It's a shame we had to move and no longer could work with her. Our son misses her so much and so do...

Reviewed by Ornela G.

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Nasserine S.


Bronx, NY

$19-50/hr7 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hi, my name is Nassie! I am a 20-year-old college student from the Bronx, NY! I I have around 7 years of experience babysitting, I have worked as a summer camp counselor, I tutor elementary school children, and I was the leader of my high school's chapter of the Best Buddies program, so I have experience with kids with special...

Recent review:

5.0
Nassie took care of my 7 year old son and 5 year old daughter for 2 years. She was a wonderful addition to our family! She built an instant rapport with the kids, and was very respectful of us parents. She was...

Reviewed by Care member

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Savannah W.


Brooklyn, NY

$20-25/hr5 yrs exp

Vaccinated Fun Sitter Ready To Go!!

5.0

(4)

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Hi there! My name's Savannah and I love working with kids, hanging out, going to the park, arts and crafts, and coming up with all kinds of fun activities. I have a lot of experience with kids with special needs and I'm fully vaccinated!

Recent reviews:

5.0
Savannah is a sweet nature and patient young woman. She is very responsible and would be an ideal candidate to care for young children. Her past volunteer work is an indicator of her desire to help and serve...

Reviewed by Muriel P.

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Myrah C.


Brooklyn, NY

$17-25/hr2 yrs exp

Fun Sitter.

5.0

(1)

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Hi! I'm Myrah I am currently a student at university at Buffalo, and I'll be home for winter break. Im available to baby sit for the whole month of January. I have experience from this summer baby sitting a 3-year-old, and I grew up taking care of my special needs brother. I love children and will be happy to help any way I can!

Recent review:

5.0
Myrah worked with my 3 year old daughter & she was always kind, professional & respectful. My daughter loved her & still misses her. She followed directions on the schedule for the day.

Reviewed by Vania P.

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Deserie T.


Brooklyn, NY

$40-45/hr10 yrs exp

Childcare Provider And All-around Baby Whisperer.

5.0

(1)

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I have 30+ years of experience caring for and educating children from birth to young adults with & without special needs. I have been fingerprinted and background checked on file. I am currently trained & certified in Infant/Child & Adult First Aid, AED & CPR. I also have prior Mental Health First Aid Certification, along with...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Deserie has been the most wonderful nanny we could have ever asked for. When she first met our baby at 3 months old, the way she held her and cared for her and knew how to calm her really gave me a sense of...

Reviewed by Matthew P.

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Jessica C.


Brooklyn, NY

$20-30/hr8 yrs exp

Nanny Looking For Full Time Work In Late Summer

5.0

(1)

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I am an experienced childcare provider based near Prospect Park in Brooklyn. I grew up in a large family, and would attribute my passion for childcare to my close relationship with my younger siblings. I started babysitting for special-needs families at the age of 15, and have continued my career in childcare ever since. I have...

Recent review:

5.0
I was Jessica's martial arts instructor for nearly a decade. During that time she was a regular part of our Coaching Assistant staff. Jessica was great with working with students of all ages, but particularly...

Reviewed by Jose J.

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Rufina P.


Brooklyn, NY

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

Part-time/Full-time Caregiver Available

5.0

(2)

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I have been a Social Worker for over 10 years. I have worked in the Foster Care system and Preventive Services agencies helping families and children. I have monitored/implemented services for Special Needs children with ADHD, Behavioral and Emotional issues, Learning Disorders, Down Syndrome and Autism. I have training as a...
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Allison K.


New York, NY

$30-35/hr8 yrs exp

Special Needs Babysitter/Nanny

5.0

(1)

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I am a bilingual special education teacher currently working in a third grade class. I used to work at a camp for kids with special needs and volunteered with the Friendship Circle and best buddies to provide companionship for children with special needs. I also used to tutor a young boy with special needs through an after...
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Shanna B.


Bronx, NY

$25-30/hr5 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I have over 6 years of experience with special needs. I also have an Autism awareness certification. I am passionate about my job because it gives me the opportunity to accommodate families with my skills and expertise that will last a lifetime.
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Helena E.


Brooklyn, NY

$15-25/hr

Part/Full Time Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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I have grown up very closely with all of my cousins. My younger cousin, Francesca, has been my little side-kick since she was born. She has a rare chromosomal disorder which includes developmental disabilities. Francesca has taught me so much that I wouldn't have learned otherwise. She has given me a new perspective on life...

Recent review:

5.0
Helena was excellent! She worked with my daughter (who has special needs) and Helena was extremely caring, kind & patient (which isn't easy:). She also helped with my other kids and they loved her. She is the...

Reviewed by Care member

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Casey A.


Brooklyn, NY

$23-35/hr5 yrs exp

Qualified And Passionate DSP

5.0

(4)

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Since graduating From Keene State 13 I've been stuck in cubicles and meetings where everyone is talking over each other. Admittedly that was partially my fault as I truly struggled to find something I was passionate about. What was I good at, I asked myself. Was it Science, Math, Art . It was actually none of the above . My best...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Casey is a reliable responsible pleasant person. He has worked with my son for the last year and a half. Some of the activities they do together are taking walks to the park and enjoying the swings, going for...

Reviewed by Jeffrey D.

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in Long Island City, NY

Daphne M.

5.0

Daphne starting nannying for my daughter when she was 3 months old and I honestly can't imagine having anyone else watch her. She is thoughtful and attentive. She plays creative early learning games and develops activities for P (some of which have inspired my own play!) that are age-appropriate...

- Maryanne O.

Margaret K S.

5.0

Kelly is a such sweet person. I have been working with her almost a month now. She always shows big smile and positive reaction. She is very punctual and never late so far. I can feel how much she has strong responsible to take care of children. My son is 3 and half years old. Whenever he meets her,...

- Soora A.

Shannon K.

5.0

Shannon came to us with excellent references from other families of children with and without special needs. At the interview where she met my son (who is relatively non-verbal) he hugged her and said, "Bye Bye. See you tomorrow." We knew she was a keeper. Shannon was responsible for taking care of...

- Loretta L.

Reyna C.

5.0

I highly recommend Reyna as a caregiver. She took excellent care of my 78-year-old father for almost two years. During that time, she was always kind, affectionate and very loving to him. She would even call him on her days off to ensure he was doing well. We were very lucky to have found Reyna. She...

- Wanda P.

Seeta R.

5.0

Seeta started as our nanny when our daughter was 6 months old and was with us for a year. Bringing on a nanny during the pandemic could’ve been extra challenging - from the health precautions to us sharing the same space as we worked from home - but Seeta always helped to make it work and...

- Care member

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Ratings for Long Island City, NY special needs caregivers listed on Care.com

Average Rating5.0 / 5

Special Needs Caregivers in Long Island City, NY are rated 5.0 out of 5 stars based on 16 reviews of the 60 listed special needs caregivers.