Margaret L.|New York, NY
10 yrs exp
Responsible, Friendly, Mature & Patient!
AVAILABLE WEEKENDS PT: FRI/SAT EVENING/OVERNIGHT OR SUN EVENING. MA in clinical psychology. Over 15 years working with special needs toddlers- adults in schools as school psychologist and in hospitals, clinics, group homes as mental health professional.
Special needs: autism, ADHD, global developmental delays, language delays, behavior issues, mental illness, trauma, terminal illness, etc. Also work with mainstream children.
Recent years: work exclusively in home care, all personal care tasks (dressing, baths, diaper change, etc) Also: pick ups/drop offs, meal prep, errands, grocery shopping, home work help, light tidying, laundry
I'm very patient and tend to have an open, friendly, calm manner. A child gets my focused attention. I start with something that can ease the strain they feel about meeting someone new. Starting with what's fun for them can Segway seamlessly into a positive relationship.