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614 special needs caregivers are listed in New York, NY

The average rate is $21/hr as of May 2024

The average experience for nearby special needs caregivers is 5 years

Special needs caregivers in New York, NY

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Maxine C.


New York, NY

$30/hr10 yrs exp

Medical Assistant Special Needs Caretaker

5.0

(2)

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Good day my name is Maxine and I have been working with kids since 1999. I began my journey working with the special needs population since 2001. I have been working at Wagon Road camp for over 18 years providing respite care services for families in need of a break from the city life. We provide support and assistance to kids...
5.0
"My daughter loves Maxine. As a teen, my daughter has difficulty sustaining positive interactions with others. However, she experiences Ms. C as fun and easy to talk to about a range of topics. Engaging teens,...

Reviewed by Carla B.

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Allison K.


New York, NY

$30-35/hr8 yrs exp

Special Needs Babysitter/Nanny

5.0

(1)

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I am a bilingual special education teacher currently working in a third grade class. I used to work at a camp for kids with special needs and volunteered with the Friendship Circle and best buddies to provide companionship for children with special needs. I also used to tutor a young boy with special needs through an after...
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Lendy S.


New York, NY

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced In Special Needs/ CNA With A BS In Health And Human Services

5.0

(2)

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I am currently employed at HHC was employed at Nursing Facility for 16 yrs I have one on one recreation activities experienced. I am an experienced CNA/Recreation Aide. I have experienced as Medical Assistant/Physical Therapy Aide. I have experienced with ID/DD population as a Community Habilitation Counselor, DSP and can...
5.0
"Lendy is the utmost professional. She is always willing to go the extra mile and provides a service with a smile. It is unfortunate that we do not have more people like Lendy. A willing worker that dedicate...

Reviewed by Isolina O.

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Sarah C.


New York, NY

$20-30/hr4 yrs exp

Summer Special Needs Care Giver!

5.0

(2)

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Summer is supposed to be fun! With or without a disability, every child deserves a fun summer filled with meaningful activities and the opportunity to practice skills learned in the classroom out in the real world. For the past 10 or so years I have worked in various capacities with individuals with special needs. From working...
5.0
"I met Sarah four years ago when she began her career as an educator. We quickly became great friends and coworkers. Sarah is kind, passionate, giving, supportive, and dedicated to her students, family and...

Reviewed by Ruby J.

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Jennifer P.


New York, NY

$25-30/hr4 yrs exp

Dedicated Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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Hi my name is Jen. I am a Broadway Actress and mom of a 15yr old. I am currently studying to get my senior care certification but have much experience caring for special needs. I would love to help out in anyway I can. Have CPR training and excellent references.
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Giselle R.


New York, NY

$20-40/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(3)

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I am a certified trained Nanny with Medical studies as an LPN. I have more than 20 years of experience. I am CPR- AED- First Aid certified in infants, adolescents, adults and elderly. I am bilingual English and Spanish. I am also available for late evenings, weekend and date nights with advance notice. I have lots of experience...
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Brett G.


New York, NY

$10-20/hr8 yrs exp

Male CNA Available For Work, CPR Certified, CPI Certified (crises Prevention And Intervention)

5.0

(1)

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Hello my name is Brett. I am a Certified Nurse Assistant in Suffolk county and I have experience with mental illness and developmental disabilities. I recently moved back from Florida where I have been working as a Patient Care Tech for the last year. I have worked with children and adults with disabilities ranging from autism...
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Jeadd A.


New York, NY

$30-50/hr5 yrs exp

Funny Sitter, Honest Kind And Loyal

3.7

(3)

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I am a 32 yr-old Filipino guy, I love dealing with other persons, and I love taking take good care of my patient. I love showing my love and care for them and treating them just one of my family members. I am very kind person, loyal, sweet, honest and loyal person. I am working right now as physical therapist assistant, but...
5.0
"Jeadd is an employee who is a quick learner, cool, calm, collected and able to do the job on time and does not need any further instructions to do what is needed to be done. He is surely going to be an asset...

Reviewed by Danell C.

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Melissa H.


New York, NY

$75-100/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hi! I have been working with children and young adults with Special Needs for over 10 years now, teaching for over 20. As former teaching fellow for students with special needs, certification in working with students with Autism, training in Orton Gillingham, and teaching at the Quad Preparatory School, I am uniquely qualified...
5.0
"Melissa worked with our son with special needs for several years when he was in upper school. She was more than just an excellent math and humanities tutor. She is compassionate, level headed and helped our son...

Reviewed by Barry K.

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Iyanna B.


New York, NY

$27-30/hr10 yrs exp

Loving, Gentle , And Caring !

5.0

(4)

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I am a fun, loving, and compassionate individual with over 10 years of experience with geriatrics, mental health disorders , and behavioral issues including developmental disabilities. I have worked within a rehabilitative standpoint and as a care aide with taking care of the individual in all aspects as in bathing , feeding,...
5.0
"I am a young black trans man and I hired Iyanna to help me as I was healing from a double mastectomy. She is LGBTQ friendly and always used the correct pronouns. Also, she helped me through the healing process...

Reviewed by Tat B.

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Gabrielle E.


New York, NY

$35/hr5 yrs exp

Creative And Energetic Sitter For All Ages!

5.0

(1)

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I have extensive experience working with children with developmental and intellectual disabilities including working in both a mild/moderate classroom setting and in a severe needs Autism program. I am a respite caregiver during the school year through social services and care for children ages 3-15 with varying disabilities....
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Maria V.


New York, NY

$35-50/hr

Medical Assistant

5.0

(1)

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Hi, my name is Angelica! I'm a Certified Medical Assistant and experienced part-time nanny for amazing families. I also provide Spanish tutoring with multiple levels of learning, I am energetic, great multitasker and I enjoy teaching and taking care of children.
5.0
"Thanks to Maria for being an exceptional help for me and my family, she was always one step ahead on everything we appreciate it her time with us. She is always cheerful, joyful and has a good attitude. Would...

Reviewed by Kevin C.

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Ana H.


New York, NY

$25-30/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Great experience / reference available Saturday and Sunday . Am currently hold a RN from the state of Florida, love to work with special needs!
5.0
"I can not say enough about how amazing Ana is. She is prompt, communicative, and most of all truly caring. I had a last minute work trip and Ana was able to come through for me at literally the LAST minute to...

Reviewed by Liza F.

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Katherine-nicole C.


New York, NY

$10-30/hr7 yrs exp

3.0

(2)

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As a care giver I am patient, nuturing, compassionate, loving and fun. I have some experience with special needs and am interested in continuing to care for chuldren of special needs.
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Brittany T.


New York, NY

$10-15/hr5 yrs exp

Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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I've working with children who are along the spectrum for about five years. I started in a group home working as a direct care counselor for 2. 5 years. Then I worked as a home health aid for a young girl who had NF1 and was blind. After her I then worked for a family who had two young boys and were along the spectrum. I was...
5.0
"Brittany worked for us a little less than two years, than we moved back to Italy. That is the only reason why she is not with us anymore. Brittany became quickly part of our family. She traveled with us in...

Reviewed by Lavinia M.

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5.0

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Great experienced manny looking for a nanny position! I have more than 3 years of experience taking care of an autistic child! I also can provide you some references!
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Claire A.


New York, NY

$15-20/hr2 yrs exp

Caregiver/tutor

5.0

(1)

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I have a sister with Down Syndrome and have been involved in the special needs community my whole life. I was the president of the Best Buddies chapter at Simsbury high school where I interacted and facilitated activities for people with all different types of developmental and intellectual disabilities. In addition, I have been...
5.0
"I am an UWS mom with two kids. Claire was an amazing sitter for our daughter with ASD. She was reliable, always on time and always arrived with a smile. I wish her graduate school schedule this semester allowed...

Reviewed by Star K.

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Katherine B.


New York, NY

$30-50/hr10 yrs exp

Special/Deaf Education Teacher With Master's Degree, 5+ Years Experience

5.0

(2)

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I am currently a teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing and I am looking for part time tutoring/childcare opportunities. In 2017, I received my Master of Arts in Teaching from The College of New Jersey and am in my 7th year of teaching. I have experience as a college-level academic writing tutor, American Sign Language...
5.0
"Katie is amazing. We have worked with her for years. She is a great role model for my children in all she does. She is also great with the kids, knowing how to get them motivated for homework while still being...

Reviewed by Ashleigh S.

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Alexa O.


New York, NY

$30/hr9 yrs exp

Responsible And Attentive Young Sitter Who Will Take Care Of Your Child's Every Need!

5.0

(2)

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Hi! My name is Alexa and I'd love to help out your family and children! I currently live in the UWS and am looking for stable recurring job with a great family! I graduated from Indiana University in 2021. I'd describe my personality as creative, outgoing and eccentric. In my spare time, I like to go for walks in Central Park,...
5.0
"Alexa worked as my tenant coordinator. She is reliable and performed her tasks well with minimal supervision."

Reviewed by Luigi O.

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Alyssa M.


New York, NY

$18/hr7 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Experienced with children ages 1-14. I grew up with a lot of younger siblings and cousins. I moved to Nyc in January for my job in marketing, from Iowa. I miss being around kids and don't have family in the city with kids. After work and weekends are best, trying to fill up my free time especially with winter coming. I have...
5.0
"Alyssa is a kind compassionate fun loving responsible young woman"

Reviewed by linda C.

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in New York, NY

Maxine C.

5.0

My daughter loves Maxine. As a teen, my daughter has difficulty sustaining positive interactions with others. However, she experiences Ms. C as fun and easy to talk to about a range of topics. Engaging teens, especially neuro atypical teens can be very difficult, but Ms. C knows how to distract...

- Carla B.

Lendy S.

5.0

Lendy is a wonderful, caring woman. She is always concerned with her client's needs and treats each person according to their particular need and request. Lendy is funny, friendly, smart and is extremely knowledgeable in many areas that may effect her clients. She is conscientious, a good listener...

- Carol Ann R.

Sarah C.

5.0

Sarah is knowledgeable, warm, caring, and very responsible. I'm so grateful to have her in my life and can't say enough wonderful things about her!

- Hannah B.

Jeadd A.

5.0

Jeadd helped us for 6 weeks after my husband underwent surgery. He was a wonderful help at a very stressful time. At first Jeadd helped my husband with basic care, but then was able to use his physical therapy knowledge to work on strength and mobility. Jeadd was a pleasure to have around and I...

- Judy H.

Melissa H.

5.0

Melissa worked with our son with special needs for several years when he was in upper school. She was more than just an excellent math and humanities tutor. She is compassionate, level headed and helped our son feel confident with his abilities and gain independence. He still considers her a friend...

- Barry K.

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Ratings for New York, NY special needs caregivers listed on Care.com

Average Rating4.5 / 5

Special Needs Caregivers in New York, NY are rated 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 198 reviews of the 614 listed special needs caregivers.