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87 special needs caregivers are listed in New Orleans, LA

The average rate is $17/hr as of February 2024

The average experience for nearby special needs caregivers is 5 years

Special needs caregivers in New Orleans, LA

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Emmarose D.


New Orleans, LA

$10-20/hr2 yrs exp

Passionate About Special Needs!

5.0

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I've been working with people who have special needs for a few years now and it is my true passion. I find it very important to be the best aid I can be and provide a comfortable time with the person I'm caring for. I am a quick learner, nurturing, and skilled in stressful situations. I have training with administering meds and...

Recent review:

5.0
I've been bedridden a few times after open heart surgery and Emmarose was able to assist me. Not only is she passionate about taking care of people, she does it with kindness, intelligence and empathy. She...

Reviewed by Laura B.

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Kristy M.


New Orleans, LA

$20-40/hr8 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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My name is Kristy, and I am excited to meet you and your family. I look forward to being a beneficial, productive, and valuable resource for you, your children, and your household- so that you all can take a deep breath and truly enjoy eachother, rather than getting caught up in the unknown logistics that accompany family...
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Noyata W.


New Orleans, LA

$10-15/hr5 yrs exp

Personal Care Attendant

5.0

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I take care of a lady with autism. I also take care of a man with Down's syndrome and love what I do.

Recent review:

5.0
She is still employed in the daytime with me. She started working after Katrina here. My daughter is special needs and is nonverbal. I trust her in my house. She has a lot of patience with my daughter ....

Reviewed by Cynthia S.

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Rosemary M.


New Orleans, LA

$20-25/hr4 yrs exp

Part-Time Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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I began working with children of special needs as soon as I entered the public school system. I found a love for this field and moved on to gain experience in working with many students of autism. I truly enjoy it and I learn so much from special needs children.

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Im currently in graduate school to pursue early child hood and special education. Im also a 3rd grade SPED co teacher. I enjoy working one on-one in sped because the bonds are more personal. I enjoy finding out different techniques that work for each child.

Recent review:

5.0
Brianna is the best! She is helpful, quickly picked up the things we needed help with. She cared for our daughter excellently and became part of our family. She really provided me with the support I needed,...

Reviewed by Nyshaunte R.

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Elizabeth E.


New Orleans, LA

$15-20/hr4 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I have worked in group homes for youth aged 12-18 years old, specifically with mental health and behavioral issues. I have also nannied an autistic child for about 3 years on and off.
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Lynne M.


New Orleans, LA

$20-35/hr10 yrs exp

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5.0

(2)

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I've been taking care of a child with Psychological Disorders, including ADD. Since November 2010 I've been shadowing and tutoring a 7-year-old who has made great improvements in his day to day routine. With love, patience and positive interaction, he's made vast improvements academically and personally.
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Dajean W.


New Orleans, LA

$16-26/hr2 yrs exp

Nurturing, Compassionate, & Patient Caregiver

5.0

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Hello! My name is Da'Jean (pronounced Day-John). I'm 20 years old. - 1. 5 yrs of professional experience - Experience with infants to teens 0-13 -Taking care of my grandmother, 74 yrs old with neuropathy - 5+ years of experience with special needs: autism, low and high spectrum, nonverbal and verbal (request info) -...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Dajean was such a joy to have watching out eight year old daughter for our “date night” in New Orleans, where we vacationed at our hotel. We absolutely fell in love with her.

Reviewed by Care member

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Maayan I.


New Orleans, LA

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Fun And Attentive Nanny

5.0

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Born and grown up in Israel, I have accumulated over 10 years of experience working with children. I worked in kindergartens as well as nannied part time and full time with children of all ages, twins, and kids with special needs. Playful, energetic and creative, I love giving babies and children a lot of variety of activities,...

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5.0
Maayan is definitely the modern Marry Poppins Maayan has an amazing personality, kind, charming and funny, full of creativity and patience. Maayan took care of our first daughter for almost two years and we...

Reviewed by liat L.

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Bre'ionya I.


New Orleans, LA

$20/hr7 yrs exp

Fun, Cool Sitter! Almost Like A Big Sister!

5.0

(2)

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I have more than 7 years of experience. I have always had a love for working with kids! I am the oldest of four and I take my big sister responsibilities seriously. I am very reliable and very big on communication. I love doing crafts, prepping meals, reading, homework help! I have a creative mind that seems to keep the kids...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Bre’ionya was such a joy when she babysat for me and my kids, it was like she was their 2nd mother. She always made sure the kids were having a good time and also safe and clean, plus she always updated me on...

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Sarah W.


New Orleans, LA

$20-24/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Development from The University of Alabama in 2007. My classroom consisted of 25-30 4/5 yr old's, but I am open to both younger and older aged children. I have been babysitting and keeping children from my teenage years to the present. I worked with special needs children...

Recent review:

5.0
Sarah was amazing with both of my boys. She was very timely, very professional and nice. I would definitely hire her again.

Reviewed by Rachel M.

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Emmarose D.


New Orleans, LA

$54/hr9 yrs exp

Down To Earth, Tender, And Fun !

5.0

(3)

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I am a 28-year-old living in New Orleans with a passion and drive for care-taking. I am certified in CPR and First aid. I have9 years of experience caring for newborns to teenagers, including preemies and special needs. My ultimate priority as a Nanny is creating and safe, nurturing and flexible environment for any child and...

Recent reviews:

5.0
I highly recommend Emmarose D. as a [childcare provider, caretaker, etc.]. Emmarose worked with our family for a year, caring for our three children (ages 3, 5 and 7) full-time, during the COVID-19 pandemic....

Reviewed by Lauren W.

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Madeline R.


New Orleans, LA

$15-20/hr3 yrs exp

5.0

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I am a very patient person especially when it comes to children. I have two much younger brothers, one who has Down syndrome. I'm creative, fun, and very loving. I've watched children while parents were out of town multiple times. I've watched children with special needs other than my brother before. I'm very reliable and pretty...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Madeline watches my three children, ages 2-6, once a week. She picks one of them up from school, puts one down for a nap, and provides lunch and snacks. She spends a lot of time outside, crafting, and playing....

Reviewed by Rachel P.

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Kira D.


New Orleans, LA

$12-40/hr6 yrs exp

Babysitter And Nanny

5.0

(2)

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I have always been around children because I come from a large family. Of course, at the time, I was the built-in babysitter; however, I began babysitting for pay outside of my family during my freshman year of high school. The youngest child who I have cared for was 3 months old and the oldest I have cared for was 14 years old....

Recent reviews:

5.0
She's wonderful with my son! Her environment is always clean and she communicates very well! We love to have her!

Reviewed by Jazmyn L.

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Elizabeth E.


New Orleans, LA

$20-22/hr10 yrs exp

3.7

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Hello! I am a Masters of Clinical Mental Health student at Xavier University, I am living in the New Orleans area to continue my graduate program and am looking for part time work compatible with my evening school schedule. I have over 10 years of experience working with children and youth. I am very comfortable working with...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Eli is absolutely fantastic! Our children are autistic and she has all of the skills and experience to make them feel at ease. We would hire her again in a heartbeat!

Reviewed by Care member

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Diana C.


New Orleans, LA

$25-35/hr6 yrs exp

5.0

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Hello, this is Diana a kind, professional and respectful caregiver. I'm not smoker, I own a nice car with insurance and I also have a lot of references for your comfort. I'm an American Red Cross certified Caregiver. I have a degree in Mass Communication. I speak three languages and I have a lot experience with young special...
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Theronlyn B.


New Orleans, LA

$13-19/hr

My Business Lillies's Sitting Service Works With Special Needs,regular Care,etc

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my company is very good when it comes to special needs patients we offer companionship, light house keeping we can definitely meet all your needs for you or your love one.
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Carolyn B.


New Orleans, LA

$10-30/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced, Knowledgeable, Caring & Attentive Special Needs Babysitter/Nanny/Tutor

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I am 30 years old and I have a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Psychology with a Concentration in Early Childhood Special Education. I plan to get my Masters Degree next year in Clinical/Counseling Psychology. My heart is in helping others, and I would love to help your family however I can! I have over 15 years of experience...
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Colleen S.


New Orleans, LA

$10-50/hr

Special Education Teacher

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I have been a special education teacher for 10 years. I have worked with students with a variety of needs.
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Meghan S.


New Orleans, LA

$10-15/hr1 yrs exp

Special Education Teacher In NOLA

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Hello! My name is Meghan-I am a special education teacher to 10 beautiful students in my self contained pk-4 classroom in the beautiful city of New Orleans. I am in the process of finalizing my Louisiana State teacher certification- and have received training in diapering, first aid, CPR-etc. I have lovingly helped students...
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Ramona B.


New Orleans, LA

$17-20/hr10 yrs exp

Early Childhood Specialist At Your Service

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Hi everybody! I'm a mother of 3 wonderful grown children, and a mature, calm, responsible, and patient person who enjoys working with children. I'm also an experienced teacher with current certification to teach preschool through 4th grade. I've enjoyed a variety of jobs over the last 43 years in addition to teaching, and most...
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Alexus R.


New Orleans, LA

$15-30/hr5 yrs exp

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Hi I'm Alexus, I have many years of experience dealing with persons of all ages. I have family multiple family members whom have daycares that I have assisted with for many years. I am loving, caring and give my all in all that I do. I am well rounded. I am always willing go the extra mile
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Nicole M.


New Orleans, LA

$10-15/hr7 yrs exp

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I have worked as an NREMT-Paramedic and I have cared for children on the autism spectrum as well as with Children with RAD, ODD, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, and ADHD.

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Why I love working with special needs? Working with children in this way allows you to see growth and progress in amazing, measurable ways. While there may be setbacks, you will see the joy on each child's face as they learn new things from you. ... You can feel good about a career choice that makes a difference in the lives of...
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Alexandra L.


New Orleans, LA

$34/hr1 yrs exp

Caretaking Of Loved Ones

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Hi there! My name is Alex and I am passionate about caring for people and making sure they are happy and healthy-it makes me smile. I have some experience with caring for people with mental illness as well as physical impairments and am able to help dress/bathe, provide positive enforcement as well as cook and take care of other...
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Sara D.


New Orleans, LA

$15-20/hr5 yrs exp

Part-time Caregiver

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I have 5 years experience implementing behavioral plans at a residential facility for children aged 4 to 17. My experience includes those on the autism spectrum, down syndrome, both cognitive and physical delays, as well as a variety of additional medical needs. I have reliable transportation, a psychology degree specializing in...
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Ahmahrii L.


New Orleans, LA

$14-19/hr3 yrs exp

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Hi! I am extremely kind hearted and passionate. Every year I work at a summer camp with children with all capabilities and it's my second home. I'm patient and empathic. I am TCI trained (therapeutic crisis intervention) and CPR and AED certified.
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Aljanee J.


New Orleans, LA

$19/hr6 yrs exp

I'm Loving, fun To Work With, I'm Willing To Learn More

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I'm very passionate about my line of work. I'm a good organizer and time management. Some of my experience is Hospice ( Making my patients a comfortable as possible, giving bathes , and feeding ). I also have experience in Sitting Work ( feeding, bathing confronting patient, and light duty around the house ). I also have worked...
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Michelle N.


New Orleans, LA

$15-25/hr5 yrs exp

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My name is Michelle, I'm 36 . I have been taking care of children & adults with special needs professionally since I was 18 . I run errands with or for them, keep them company, take them to therapy, go for walks, play music , paint ect. I genuinely love to get to know my clients. I prefer this type of work over any other . My...
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Zania W.


New Orleans, LA

$17-29/hr10 yrs exp

Here To Help With Your Love One

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I have over 10 years experience working with special needs people. I love to take care of them in a special loving way .

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in New Orleans, LA

Emmarose D.

5.0

I've been bedridden a few times after open heart surgery and Emmarose was able to assist me. Not only is she passionate about taking care of people, she does it with kindness, intelligence and empathy. She was especially helpful on the days I had trouble communicating because of the amount of pain...

- Laura B.

Noyata W.

5.0

She is still employed in the daytime with me. She started working after Katrina here. My daughter is special needs and is nonverbal. I trust her in my house. She has a lot of patience with my daughter . Noyata is a very caring person.

- Cynthia S.

Briana R.

5.0

Brianna is the best! She is helpful, quickly picked up the things we needed help with. She cared for our daughter excellently and became part of our family. She really provided me with the support I needed, managing working from home and managing care for my kid. I would recommend her to any family...

- Nyshaunte R.

Dajean W.

5.0

Dajean was such a joy to have watching out eight year old daughter for our “date night” in New Orleans, where we vacationed at our hotel. We absolutely fell in love with her.

- Care member

Maayan I.

5.0

Maayan is definitely the modern Marry Poppins Maayan has an amazing personality, kind, charming and funny, full of creativity and patience. Maayan took care of our first daughter for almost two years and we are still in touch with her as she became part of family.

- liat L.

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Ratings for New Orleans, LA special needs caregivers listed on Care.com

Average Rating4.6 / 5

Special Needs Caregivers in New Orleans, LA are rated 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 33 reviews of the 87 listed special needs caregivers.