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Find special needs caregivers in Minneapolis, MN that you’ll love

282 special needs caregivers are listed in Minneapolis, MN

The average rate is $19/hr as of July 2024

The average experience for nearby special needs caregivers is 5 years

Special needs caregivers in Minneapolis, MN

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Rachael R.


Minneapolis, MN

$16-21/hr8 yrs exp

Sitter For People With Special Needs

I was an educator for 40 years. 8 of those years were students with special needs. They had one or more of the following: deaf, hard of hearing, autism spectrum disorder, severe to mild cognitive delays, behavior issues.
5.0
"Rachael was wonderful with our daughter for the interview. She is patient and kind."

Rebecca H.

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Donna H.


Minneapolis, MN

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Part Time Nanny

Hired by 6 families in your neighborhood

I have been working as a nanny for 20 years. I also am a caregiver. I have cared for children with disabilities as well as with seniors. I also am a pet & house sitter. I live in Plymouth.
5.0
"I have a daycare and Donna filled in for me for a week when I went on vacation. She did exceptionally well working with a large group of children. I have 5. She was flexible in adapting to their needs and our schedule. If you are looking for someone who is...

David And Barbara W.

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Makayla F.


Minneapolis, MN

$10-25/hr5 yrs exp

Part-time Caregiver Available

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

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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Kris U.


Minneapolis, MN

$50/hr10 yrs exp

Part Time Care Provider

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

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...
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.

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Regina G.


Minneapolis, MN

$30-40/hr2 yrs exp

PCA

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

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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Brielle N.


Minneapolis, MN

$15-25/hr4 yrs exp

Personal Care Attendant

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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Ellen W.


Minneapolis, MN

$30/hr6 yrs exp

Happy And Experienced Caregiver

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

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...
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...

Victoria L.

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Rose G.


Minneapolis, MN

$20-25/hr8 yrs exp

Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide/Trained Medication Assistant

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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Adria M.


Minneapolis, MN

$15-40/hr10 yrs exp

Part Time Care Provider

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

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

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Sarah R.


Minneapolis, MN

$13-18/hr4 yrs exp

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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Kyla O.


Minneapolis, MN

$22-35/hr4 yrs exp

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

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...
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...

Kelly R.

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Sophia A.


Minneapolis, MN

$15-30/hr2 yrs exp

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

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...

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

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.
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!"

Alysa M.

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

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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Ola A.


Minneapolis, MN

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

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

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

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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Lixin Z.


Minneapolis, MN

$30-50/hr10 yrs exp

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

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

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

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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Martin G.


Minneapolis, MN

$50/hr6 yrs exp

Part Time Care Giver Available

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I am a registered nurse at NMH. I decided to go into health care so that I can bring smiles to my patients in their healing journey. I provide skilled care with empathy to ensure that my patients receive the best care possible and also feel well cared for.
5.0
"He is trustworthy and a great caregiver. Martin care for the person he is serving."

Duff D.

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Rachael R.


Minneapolis, MN

$20-25/hr4 yrs exp

Child Care Provider For Children With Special Needs

Hired by 16 families in your neighborhood

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...
Rachael can also help with: Travel, light cleaning, meal prep
Skills:

Special Needs Care

5.0
"Thoughtful, kind, caring, trustful, and responsible oerson"

Care member

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Erika O.


Minneapolis, MN

$35/hr6 yrs exp

American Graduate Student With Special Needs Experience In Edinburgh

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...
Erika can also help with: Meal prep, light cleaning, craft assistance, travel, swimming supervision
Skills:

CPR

Special Needs Care

First Aid

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 our return."

Michelle P.

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in Minneapolis, MN

Rachael R.

5.0

Rachael was wonderful with our daughter for the interview. She is patient and kind.

- Rebecca H.

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.

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.

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.

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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 91 reviews of the 282 listed special needs caregivers.