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280 special needs caregivers are listed in Minneapolis, MN

The average rate is $18/hr as of February 2024

The average experience for nearby special needs caregivers is 5 years

Special needs caregivers in Minneapolis, MN

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Kris U.


Minneapolis, MN

$50/hr10 yrs exp

Part Time Care Provider

5.0

(1)

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I have been involved in the care giving field for over 10 years and every client I've ever worked with is near and dear to me. I grew up around many special needs people as my mom works at a day program and often brought clients to our home for holidays and other occasions. In my professional career I have worked in group homes...

Recent review:

5.0
Kris is an exceptional human being. They were our after school care for my child with autism 3-4 days a week. Kris made after school fun. I felt that Kris brought a good deal of experience as well as...

Reviewed by Jenn D.

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Donna H.


Minneapolis, MN

$38/hr10 yrs exp

Part Time Nanny

5.0

(3)

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I have been working as a nanny for 20 years. I also am a caregiver.

Recent reviews:

5.0
I have hired Donna four times in the last two years to care for my cat, Figaro, in my home. Figaro is a six-year old male. Each day when I am out of town Donna puts out a measured amount of food for Figaro and...

Reviewed by Jerry S.

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Makayla F.


Minneapolis, MN

$10-25/hr5 yrs exp

Part-time Caregiver Available

5.0

(1)

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I have grown up with a little brother who has autism and volunteered with special Olympics my entire life. I also have worked for a private family for a young man with autism. I would work on motor, language, and social skills with him. For the past couple years I have worked in a group home with residents of all different...
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Sarah R.


Minneapolis, MN

$13-18/hr4 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hello, I have a vast experience in working with children of all ages. I currently work as a special education paraprofessional during the school year. I am looking for some part time work this summer. Some other tidbits about me, I enjoy being outdoors, crafts, doing projects and baking. I have been married to my husband...
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Rose G.


Minneapolis, MN

$20-25/hr8 yrs exp

Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide/Trained Medication Assistant

5.0

(2)

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I have worked in this field for over 8 years and I have worked with children with autism. I'm always passionate for them and I show them love.
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Ellen W.


Minneapolis, MN

$15-25/hr6 yrs exp

Happy And Experienced Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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I currently work full-time as a nanny, which has been the most fulfilling and rewarding experiences I've had in my life. I have worked with the same family since 2016, so I have been a part of hugely significant life events for both the 8-year-old and 4-year-old children I work with. From working closely with a child with...

Recent review:

5.0
Ellen is punctual, works well in family environment, extremely caring & loves our daughter, Z., who cannot feel pain, fed by g-tube & basically needs 24/7 care. Ellen works well under high stress situations &...

Reviewed by Victoria L.

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Regina G.


Minneapolis, MN

$30-40/hr2 yrs exp

PCA

5.0

(1)

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I have take care of ADHD, autistic, handicapped, and normal children for 2 years. I am a very fun, creative, loving, and caring person. I love having fun with kids. It brings joy to my heart when I make children laugh and I see them having fun with me. I know how to change a diaper, and put medicine in a feeding tube. I enjoying...
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Adria M.


Minneapolis, MN

$15-40/hr10 yrs exp

Part Time Care Provider

5.0

(1)

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Mother, special education teacher, and multiple pet owner. I support, advocate for and provide education and care for people with special needs.

Recent review:

5.0
Adria just started working with my son. He thinks she's great and we are glad to have her on our care team! She is patient, organized, funny, and flexible

Reviewed by Chris J.

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Brielle N.


Minneapolis, MN

$15-25/hr4 yrs exp

Personal Care Attendant

5.0

(1)

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I have been a licensed PCA for 3 years and prior to that watched and babysat kids with special needs. Professionally I have worked with ages 3-93 yr olds with different care needs. I recently just renewed my CPR and First Aid License as well. I also worked at True Friends for 2 years (a camp specially designed for special needs...
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Sophia A.


Minneapolis, MN

$15-30/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hi! Im Sophie, and I'm excited to provide care for individuals with special needs or for neurotypical individuals. I'm a student at the University of Minnesota pursuing a degree in psychology and political science, and I am passionate about helping with with the everyday demands of life! I am interested in working with people of...
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Kyla O.


Minneapolis, MN

$22-35/hr4 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hi there. I'm Kyla. I have experience working with an awesome group of adults that have Prader-Willi Syndrome. Getting to work and putting a smile on their face or even getting a laugh honestly makes my day! Those with PWS suffer from rage and other major behavioral issues including violence. They also tend to have mental...

Recent review:

5.0
Kyla has been working with my 22 year old mentally ill kid. Kyla was able to take our kid to appointments and help extensively around the house, from rabbit care to yard work. She was so good at teaching our...

Reviewed by Kelly R.

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Growing up I was close friends with kids with down syndrome, and would help with care for them. I also have family with adhd, ocd, and more. I also have experience with personal mental heath troubles. Through lots of learning I have developed an understanding and patience to care for people who need the extra help.

Recent review:

5.0
Cheyenne was very responsive and adaptable to our situation. She was patient and attentive to our 11 month old son. I will be hiring her again!

Reviewed by Alysa M.

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Ola A.


Minneapolis, MN

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

 The Closest Thing To Being Cared For Is To Care For Someone Else".

5.0

(1)

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I am a personal caregivers, also referred to as personal care aides, help my patients with limitations related to age and ability. I assist my patients with everyday tasks and self-care, such as bathing, taking medication, mobility challenges, seizure disorder, down syndrome, cognitive disabilities, shopping and cooking. I also...
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5.0

(1)

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I have a special needs brother and been helping him. I also have taken care of other kids with special needs.
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Lixin Z.


Minneapolis, MN

$30-50/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(3)

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I enjoy working/taking care of people. I have been working as a Certified Medical Assistant in internal medicine for 17years. My clinical experience could help with making clinical decisions if needed. I have also been working as a CNA/HHA/PCA in assisted living/memory care or the last 18 years. The home care skills could help...
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Ana M.


Minneapolis, MN

$15-25/hr4 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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As I work on my Masters in Social Work I am seeking summer-employment, hoping to spend my days with children when I'm not in class or studying. With a background in literacy work, Autism therapy, and trauma-based therapies, I have a passion for working with children with complex needs and unique spirits. My vision for this work...
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Rachael R.


Minneapolis, MN

$20-25/hr3 yrs exp

Child Care Provider For Children With Special Needs

5.0

(4)

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I'd describe my personality as gentle, kind, creative, patient and very silly!! I love working with children We learn from them as they do from us I'm a get on the floor and play kind of person. Love tea parties with raspberry tea, games and any that allow me to use that moment in the best way possible Love crafts or anything...

Recent reviews:

5.0
She was great with the kids and had the house picked up from all their play by the time I got home.

Reviewed by Care member

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Erika O.


Minneapolis, MN

$35/hr6 yrs exp

American Graduate Student With Special Needs Experience In Edinburgh

5.0

(1)

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I have worked with children with special needs for the previous three years in a professional context and have a master's degree in special education. Most of my experience is with children and adolescents from 9 months to 17 years. I can connect and engage with a wide range of children and absolutely love working with kiddos! I...

Recent review:

5.0
Erika engages with children in play and my children love her, often requesting for her, asking when they will get to play with her next! Very punctual, neat, asks good questions, and gives helpful updates upon...

Reviewed by Michelle P.

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Rachel P.


Minneapolis, MN

$18-21/hr10 yrs exp

Grad Student Seeking Care Work Evenings & Weekends

5.0

(1)

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Hello! My name is Rachel (she/her), I'm 28, and I'm currently a graduate student at St. Mary's University pursuing social work. I'm aiming to be an art-based therapist. My day job is county case management, working with adults and kids to make sure their needs are met. I'm looking for work on evenings and weekends and am open to...

Recent review:

5.0
Rachel was great with our son and met him where he was at. She was timely and communicative.

Reviewed by Brian D.

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Angela M G.


Minneapolis, MN

$20-24/hr8 yrs exp

Educated And Responsible Babysitter

5.0

(1)

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My name is Angela and I am a 25-year-old elementary educator. I currently work with elementary age students, but have experience working with adolescence as well. I began nannying and tutoring when I was 14 years old, and have experience teaching Sunday school all throughout high school. I am very comfortable with children of...

Recent review:

5.0
Angela was amazing! As a FTM and hiring a non-family member babysitter, Angela was patient and made me feel so comfortable. She My son took to her immediately. I would highly recommend Angela to other parents!

Reviewed by Jessica D.

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Emma R.


Minneapolis, MN

$15-25/hr4 yrs exp

Reliable And Fun Sitter With Various Healthcare Experience

5.0

(1)

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Hello! I am a recent graduate of the University of Minnesota with a B. A. in human physiology. I am also a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at UMN Medical Center and have experience in both geriatric and child care, with experience in the post-mortem field as well. I have been a part-time nanny for one family with a 3-year-old...

Recent review:

5.0
Emma was a wonderful caregiver for our two young daughters! During the COVID-19 pandemic my partner and I were worried about finding safe, reliable care for our children while trying to juggle our own jobs...

Reviewed by Edith J.

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Ali H.


Minneapolis, MN

$25/hr7 yrs exp

5.0

(3)

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Hello! I'm Ali. I have a Bachelor's in Kinesiology and a minor in Spanish Studies from the U of M. I got my master's degree in Early Childhood Special Education in 2022 and have worked as an early intervention teacher in special Ed with students between birth and 3 years old since then. I have experience with a variety of...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Ali was great with my little one. She adjusted to his needs. She was very good at communicating and coordinating our last minute request for help. I would recommend her!

Reviewed by Rocio W.

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Jenne W.


Minneapolis, MN

$18-20/hr10 yrs exp

School Social Worker Avail During Summer!

5.0

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Hello! I am a mom to an 8-month-old and love being around kids. I'm a school social worker and have summers/winter break/holidays off - I'd love to help your family! I was previously employed at the Eden Prairie Community Center in their child care department, worked four summers as a camp counselor at an overnight camp for...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Jenne cared for my 14 month old son this summer and she did a wonderful job! My son was going through some separation anxiety but she was great with him and I felt at ease knowing she was caring for him....

Reviewed by Lauren B.

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Daniela S.


Minneapolis, MN

$25-35/hr7 yrs exp

Registered Nurse

5.0

(3)

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Hello! My name is Dani, and I am a Labor and Delivery nurse in St Paul, Minnesota. I'm looking for caregiving opportunities in the Minneapolis suburbs in addition to my nursing job. I have a degree in Biology from UW-Madison and a Master's in Nursing from Rush University. I would love to work with children with special...

Recent reviews:

5.0
We were beyond thrilled with Dani. She was on time, dependable, professional, and great with the children. The children are already asking us to book her again soon.

Reviewed by Valerie B.

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Cynthia A.


Minneapolis, MN

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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I am a semi-retired pediatric nurse of 40+ years. The first part of my career I worked in pediatric hospitals and the last 5years in home care mostly in pediatrics with some special needs adults. Pediatrics is my first love. After raising 5 children and helping them to launch I do know the stresses of parenting and had one...

Recent reviews:

5.0
We hired Cindy as a nanny for our 11 month old and she was wonderful! She read books, sang songs and was active with him. She was very open and understanding about our parenting choices and followed all...

Reviewed by Brittany O.

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Regina G.


Minneapolis, MN

$10-25/hr5 yrs exp

Personal Care Assistant

3.0

(2)

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In my experience has being a PCA I have taken care of many special needs children. My first client was a girl she is wheelchair bond, along with having alcohol syndrome. I had to feed her with a feeding tube, I also did daily exercise with her to keep her healthy. I have also take care of two siblings, they both have ADHD. I...

Recent review:

5.0
I know Regina, and her family, from our parish youth and volunteer programs at Epiphany church. Regina is a very kind and compassionate person. Regina is able to make friendships and get along with everyone,...

Reviewed by Barb M.

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Sarah L.


Minneapolis, MN

$30-49/hr10 yrs exp

Professional School Student

5.0

(2)

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I'm an experienced babysitter who has been taking care of children between the ages of 0-14 for the past five years. As the oldest girl in a family with four younger siblings ranging from the age of 7-14, I have been involved in childcare since I was 12 and have gone on to nanny many different ages of kids throughout high school...

Recent review:

5.0
Sarah is great! She responded to messages quickly and was on time. Sarah was confident taking care of my daughter. My daughter loved playing with her. When I left they were hula hooping in the basement. Sarah...

Reviewed by Rose M.

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Nadja M.


Minneapolis, MN

$20-50/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I am both a very sporty and very nerdy person so I get along and find common ground with all sorts of personalities! I've worked hard to grow my emotional intelligence and I pride myself in validating children and teaching them healthy boundaries. I have 2 years of experience- I have worked as a baseball coach and I was an...

Recent review:

5.0
Nadja was on time and easy to talk to. The kids enjoyed having her. It was comforting knowing that she did work professionally with young children and understand how to deal with young kids.

Reviewed by Care member

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Mykayla H.


Minneapolis, MN

$10-15/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I love children and pets!! I've been babysitting for income since I was roughly 10 years old; friends, family, and clients alike have blessed me with their children over the years! Over the years, I've come to know and care for nearly 40+ little ones, including newborns, infants, toddlers, small children, and teens. I have some...

Recent review:

5.0
Mykayla is punctual, dependable, hardworking, and great with kids. I would've kept her forever if I could've. We absolutely loved her!

Reviewed by Kelly M.

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Emily R.


Minneapolis, MN

$25-35/hr10 yrs exp

Fun, Loving Nanny

5.0

(2)

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I'm a fun, loving nanny and have 10 years of experience. I get to know each child individually, because not one child is alike. I have my own car that I keep clean at all times to provide the best environment for the little ones. I take pride in my job so you can count on me to always show up with a smile on my face. I also am...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Emily has helped us out with before school child care this school year. Our girls love her. She is extremely patient and kind. Absolutely recommend her!

Reviewed by Heather D.

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in Minneapolis, MN

Kris U.

5.0

Kris is an exceptional human being. They were our after school care for my child with autism 3-4 days a week. Kris made after school fun. I felt that Kris brought a good deal of experience as well as sensibility to caring for my child. I highly recommend Kris!

- Jenn D.

Donna H.

5.0

I have hired Donna four times in the last two years to care for my cat, Figaro, in my home. Figaro is a six-year old male. Each day when I am out of town Donna puts out a measured amount of food for Figaro and removes the droppings from his litter box. The duration of my out of town trips has ranged...

- Jerry S.

Ellen W.

5.0

Ellen is punctual, works well in family environment, extremely caring & loves our daughter, Z., who cannot feel pain, fed by g-tube & basically needs 24/7 care. Ellen works well under high stress situations & communicates well with us! She's excellent & part of our family!

- Victoria L.

Adria M.

5.0

Adria just started working with my son. He thinks she's great and we are glad to have her on our care team! She is patient, organized, funny, and flexible

- Chris J.

Kyla O.

5.0

Kyla has been working with my 22 year old mentally ill kid. Kyla was able to take our kid to appointments and help extensively around the house, from rabbit care to yard work. She was so good at teaching our kid to be independent that she worked herself out of a job! Thank you Kyla for being our...

- Kelly R.

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Ratings for Minneapolis, MN special needs caregivers listed on Care.com

Average Rating4.6 / 5

Special Needs Caregivers in Minneapolis, MN are rated 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 68 reviews of the 280 listed special needs caregivers.