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Find special needs caregivers in Los Angeles, CA that you’ll love

427 special needs caregivers are listed in Los Angeles, CA

The average rate is $23/hr as of July 2024

The average experience for nearby special needs caregivers is 5 years

Special needs caregivers in Los Angeles, CA

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Beatriz S.


Los Angeles, CA

$40-50/hr7 yrs exp

Special Needs Provider: Wheelchair Bound/Mobility Issues

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

I have worked with patients with little or no mobility. I have worked assisting them with anything from driving them to a doctor's appointment to help with bowel movements or transfers.
5.0
"Beatriz worked for our family for a year and half until we moved our family member to a 24/7 facility. She is a perfect candidate to take care of your loved one! She is capable of any task that she takes on and gives 110% to whom she cares for. She is reliable,...

Julie D.

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Stephanie Y.


Los Angeles, CA

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Caring And Creative Special Needs Teacher

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Over the past 12 years I have taught and assisted children with various special needs in classroom settings from elementary through high school. I have been employed for the last year caring for an 11-year-old girl with autism. This job is sadly coming to a close and I am looking for my next opportunity. I started as a teacher's...
5.0
"Stephanie was a respite worker for my son with special needs during the summer and school breaks for many years. He and his typically developing sister always looked forward to visits from Stephanie which allowed my husband and I to go out. Stephanie always focused...

Martha P.

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Karen G.


Los Angeles, CA

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Part Time Special Needs Provider for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

I have been working with deaf and hard of hearing children for over 15 years. I have knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL). I have a Master's degree in Deaf Education. I was an elementary teacher for the deaf in public schools. I have also worked with deaf and hard of hearing preschoolers. For me to be passionate in what I...
5.0
"Karen has worked for me for about three years. I have a deaf and autistic daughter 28 years old who lives with me. I am a single father,. My wife died of breast cancer in 2010. Karen was one of two people who provided care but more important training in life skills...

John B.

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Ariel R.


Los Angeles, CA

$25-40/hr3 yrs exp

Patient, Tender Female Great With People Of Special Needs Of All Ages!

I've worked with Special Needs children through my church who has a group for Special Needs children; and I've also worked with them as a best friend of mine is a caretaker of a fellow with down syndrome and some mental retardation. Through the plethora of memories built with children in these two settings I have come to love as...
5.0
"My son had a sudden stroke that left him with many difficulties. We hired Ariel as a live-in caregiver and acted as his voice in the world. She helped him set up appointments, went with him to all doctor's appointments, relaying pertinent info to the family,...

Anthony R.

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Hannah H.


Los Angeles, CA

$15-25/hr2 yrs exp

SPECIAL NEEDS PROVIDER

I have worked at numerous centers with children with disabilities. Not only worked, I was professionally taught how to care for special needs children through my nursing program back in California. I can assist with play time, diaper change if needed, feedings, breathing treatment.. etc. Look forward to meeting you and your...
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Rebecca L.


Los Angeles, CA

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Love To Give Special Care One Of My Specialty

I attended Bryman College now known as everest, I graduated with a diploma as a medical assistant. I did my intern at a cardiologist office, I love life, I truly love people it was a great experience learning to do EKG"s and attaching holters to patients. one weekend my aunt ask me to help her for the errands with her patient,...
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Ikechi M.


Los Angeles, CA

$20-45/hr3 yrs exp

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I am a smart, cheerful and caring person. I love to take care of people, help in every possible way I can. It is my nature and I've been trained to do it excellently.
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Makayla D.


Los Angeles, CA

$10-15/hr

New To This, But A Fast Learner.

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I love all kids of all types, my main goal after college is to start my own foster home. I'm very good with kids but I have not had to much experience with special needs. In middle school and some of high school, I helped with some of the special need kids after school and that's when I knew I wanted to work with them more. I...
5.0
"We highly recommend Makayla. She provided care on two different days with our special needs son. She is honest, helpful, kind, and trustworthy. She was amazing during a very challenging time when he was very active one day; and another day was experiencing...

Jane B.

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Keylee C.


Los Angeles, CA

$20-50/hr6 yrs exp

Hello parents or guardians, I'm currently a special education teacher for grades 1st-5th grade. I have my credentials in moderate/severe special education. I have been teaching for three years now and have gained a lot of experience collaborating with so many professionals to support the needs for my students. Before...
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June P.


Los Angeles, CA

$75/hr10 yrs exp

Modern Day Mary Poppins

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hi! I just completed my certification in Managing Emotions in Times of Uncertainty & Stress. The last few years have been an unusual and overwhelming time for children in terms of education and learning. I want to provide families with tools to navigate and alleviate some of the mental/emotional stress. I have worked with...
5.0
"June is simply the BEST. June worked with my autistic son full time for 7 years throughout his entire elementary school, including summers. She was his school aide, behaviorist, community companion, tutor, medical helper, social planner, dental accompaniment,...

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Liliana F.


Los Angeles, CA

$15-25/hr6 yrs exp

Monday Thru Friday Caregiver/CNA/HHA Available

Hired by 4 families in your neighborhood

I am a certified nursing assistant and home health aide as well as CPR/BLS and first aide certified. I am a patient, dependable, honest, quick thinking and calm individual. I have both personal and professional experience. My experience includes patients with stroke, dementia, Alzheimer's, ALS/Lou Gehrig's disease, hemiplegia,...
5.0
"Gracie has really enjoyed Lily sitting with her because she's fun and engaging. It's not always simple to find activities to do with a special needs child but Lily is kind and understands Gracie. She does an excellent job caring for Gracie's physical needs,...

Nancy B.

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Andrea W.


Los Angeles, CA

$35-50/hr10 yrs exp

ABOVE The Average

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

Taking care of your loved one, is my passion. Over 28 plus years in the medical field licensed and many years of hands on experience, treating your loved one with the love, dignity and respect helping krep them as independent as possible. Every day's a different journey and I'm hear to assist every step of the way. I come with...
5.0
"Andrea was a Fantastic care giver to my nephew. She was punctual, caring, hard working, reliable and was a great addition to the house while she was there. I would highly recommend her and would definitely hire her again."

Claudine J.

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Dandre J.


Los Angeles, CA

$15-30/hr2 yrs exp

I M A Very Adaptable, Concerned And Passionate Person. I Work Well With People Of All Ages

I have worked as a supervisor at a daycare and managed daily activities. Including children with autism, and other disabilities. I've also taught gymnastics youth classes
5.0
"He is very reliable, trustworthy and respectful. I would definitely hire him again and I do refer him out."

Nikia R.

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Egypt L.


Los Angeles, CA

$50/hr10 yrs exp

Psychology Doctoral Student (Fully Vaccinated)

Currently offering social Saturdays for children with special needs and emotional regulation disorders. Ages 6-16! Please message me for info! I am currently working towards my Psychology of Doctorate Degree. I have over 10 years of ABA Therapy experience. I have a Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I have...
5.0
"Egypt has become my sons 'big brother' he is an extended part of our family. Although my son towers Egypt, Egypt has a strong presence that my son respects. He has been a pleasure to work with and we look forward to continuing to work together!"

Tammy M.

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Laura S.


Los Angeles, CA

$25/hr6 yrs exp

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I have 6 years of experience working with K-12 students. I've worked with students from different backgrounds and needs. These experiences have led me to pursue my career as a Special Education Teacher. Currently, I am working on obtaining my Special Education Teaching credentials. I am passionate to become an educator because I...
5.0
"We hired Laura as a nanny / caregiver for my Autistic child over the summer and she did a fantastic job! She was reliable, professional, and easy to work with. Laura has an amazingly calm personality which allows her to roll with a willful OCD child, without...

Benjamin F.

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Alexis F.


Los Angeles, CA

$18-23/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Part-time Caregiver

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

When I entered high school, I started gaining interest in caring for those with special needs. I became a member of Best Buddies, volunteered for Special Olympics and started my first job at caring for individuals with disabilities- twins with autism. With all of these activities, I gained many lifelong friends and life-changing...
5.0
"She's great! Wish she had more time!"

Donna J.

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Brittany H.


Los Angeles, CA

$10-30/hr1 yrs exp

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

In the summer of 2016, I worked at a camp/rehabilitation that specializes in the care of children, adolescents, and adults with either psychical or mental disabilities. I worked with participants who have Autism, Cerebral Palsy, wheel-chair bound, Un-diagnosed Developmental Delays, MR, etc.
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Sevasti D.


Los Angeles, CA

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

Affinity For The Young And The Elderly

For me there is nothing more fulfilling than making a difference in a child's life whether it is with their motor skills, speech or any of the many challenges they may have. The same is true for me with the elderly in our society. We have so much to learn from the young and old,
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Ally W.


Los Angeles, CA

$25-30/hr3 yrs exp

Full Time Caregiver Available!

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

I have almost 4 years experience working with kids with special needs, from working with one family for 2 years, short term side jobs with multiple families, volunteering with the Son Rise Program, and working in my old high school special education classroom! I'm current a UCSB student studying data science and mathematics...
3.0
"Ally is a friendly and energetic young adult who provided short-term care for my child. Unfortunately, she did not fulfill her obligations with us and stopped showing up for her shift."

Mechiel T.

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Pamela C.


Los Angeles, CA

$50/hr10 yrs exp

Part-Time Care Giver Available

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

My experience comes with caring and assisting with my mother, who was diabetic and had complications with other organs failing, several months after a kidney transferred. Bathing and grooming, preparing meals, administering medication, transporting to dialysis and doctor appointments, maintaining her living space. Assisting...
5.0
"I've hired Pamela twice, and now she is my "go-to" woman. Pamela is a fantastic dynamo!! She is highly ethical, very smart, an extremely hard worker, and when she cleans something it is truly CLEAN!!! Pamela genuinely cares about doing the job the way I want it...

Lorna R.

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in Los Angeles, CA

Beatriz S.

5.0

Beatriz worked for our family for a year and half until we moved our family member to a 24/7 facility. She is a perfect candidate to take care of your loved one! She is capable of any task that she takes on and gives 110% to whom she cares for. She is reliable, conscientious, hard working and a very...

- Julie D.

Stephanie Y.

5.0

Stephanie was a respite worker for my son with special needs during the summer and school breaks for many years. He and his typically developing sister always looked forward to visits from Stephanie which allowed my husband and I to go out. Stephanie always focused on making the time spent with our...

- Martha P.

Karen G.

5.0

Karen has worked for me for about three years. I have a deaf and autistic daughter 28 years old who lives with me. I am a single father,. My wife died of breast cancer in 2010. Karen was one of two people who provided care but more important training in life skills for my daughter. My daughter liked...

- John B.

Ariel R.

5.0

My son had a sudden stroke that left him with many difficulties. We hired Ariel as a live-in caregiver and acted as his voice in the world. She helped him set up appointments, went with him to all doctor's appointments, relaying pertinent info to the family, advocated for him to get the maximum...

- Anthony R.

Makayla D.

5.0

We highly recommend Makayla. She provided care on two different days with our special needs son. She is honest, helpful, kind, and trustworthy. She was amazing during a very challenging time when he was very active one day; and another day was experiencing seizures. Our family is so grateful for...

- Jane B.

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Ratings for Los Angeles, CA special needs caregivers listed on Care.com

Average Rating4.8 / 5

Special Needs Caregivers in Los Angeles, CA are rated 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 212 reviews of the 427 listed special needs caregivers.