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579 special needs caregivers are listed in New York, NY

The average rate is $19/hr as of January 2023

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

$25-25/hr 10 yrs exp 45 yrs old

Medical Assistant Special Needs Caretaker

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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...

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Allie K. | New York, NY

$30-35/hr 8 yrs exp 28 yrs old

Special Needs Babysitter/Nanny

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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...

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Recent Review:

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Allie is a special caregiver we feel fortunate to have found! She is reliable, trustworthy and accommodating, and from the first time she watched over our autistic 9yo, she engaged with her and cared for her...

Reviewed by April F.

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Esosa I. | New York, NY

$45-50/hr 10 yrs exp 35 yrs old

Fun, Energetic, Special-Needs Behaviorist & Specialist (+ Baby ASL Instructor)

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My name is Esosa. (Please inquire about my site highlighting additional services.) I'm an ABA behavioral specialist and childcare provider. Essentially, I help children affected by chronic behavioral...

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Aiona R. | New York, NY

$35-50/hr 10 yrs exp 35 yrs old

Special needs caregiver

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I am 33 years old. I am a mother to two wonderful sons. I am always happy and cheerful (even on bad days) I have always been complimented on my professional decorum as well as my superior communication with...

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Recent Review:

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We hired Aiona to watch our 24-year old son who has autism and is non-verbal for an almost 3 week period. She is terrific and knew exactly how to work with him. She had time getting his own drinks from the...

Reviewed by Scott G.

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Victoria W. | New York, NY

$25-35/hr 5 yrs exp 25 yrs old

Special Needs

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worked as a DSP, with kids who have disabilities. Light Housekeeping, Meal Preparation, Companionship, Errands / Shopping.

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Recent Review:

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Our first nanny which was a great experiences, for both my children. She cared for two babies for 3 years one whom have autism. Victoria was a great role model and a very punctual individual for both of my...

Reviewed by Maria H.

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Rachel C. | New York, NY

$35-50/hr 10 yrs exp 45 yrs old

Certified Special Needs Teacher (Birth-2), Bank Street Graduate Available

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As an early childhood special needs teacher, I have worked with young children with a range of needs (autism, ADHD, emotional/behavioral, speech and language, and more) for over a decade. I have truly enjoyed...

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Recent Review:

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Rachel was a godsend at the time my little boy was needing a lot of help with his behavior and relationships with teachers and classmates, she really made a difference and I want to emphasize that. She worked...

Reviewed by Mark W.

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Georgialee Q. | New York, NY

$25-30/hr 1 yrs exp 26 yrs old

Teenage Special Needs

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I have worked with a teenage boy with epilepsy and the learning challenges that he faces as well as helping his learn social behavior. The feeling when he remembers something or shows advancement in his...

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Lendy S. | New York, NY

$20-30/hr 10 yrs exp 54 yrs old

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

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I was currently employed at a nursing home for 15 yrs. I have one on one recreation activities experienced. I am an experienced CNA/Recreation Aide. I have experienced as Medical Assistant/Physical Therapy...

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Mary O. | New York, NY

$10-40/hr 4 yrs exp 28 yrs old

Experienced And Passionate About Helping Those With Special Needs

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-Dean's Scholar -Mental Health Advocate -Plans for graduate studies in Psychology with a focus on teens, OCD and ADHD. I recently graduated from Hofstra, and am an advocate for mental health as well.

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Sarah C. | New York, NY

$20-30/hr 4 yrs exp 33 yrs old

Summer Special Needs Care Giver!

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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...

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Giselle R. | New York, NY

$20-40/hr 10 yrs exp 54 yrs old

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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...

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Jeadd A. | New York, NY

$25-50/hr 5 yrs exp 33 yrs old

Funny Sitter, Honest Kind And Loyal

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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...

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Jennifer P. | New York, NY

$25-30/hr 1 yrs exp 57 yrs old

Dedicated Caregiver

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Hi my name is Jen. I am a Broadway Actress and mom of a 12 yr old. I am currently studying to get my senior care certification but have cared for seniors/special needs for years. I would love to help out in...

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Ana H. | New York, NY

$25-30/hr 10 yrs exp 57 yrs old

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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!

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Melissa H. | New York, NY

$75-100/hr 10 yrs exp 53 yrs old

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Hi, I have been working with children and young adults with Special Needs for over 10 years. As former teaching fellow for students with special needs, certification in working with students with Autism,...

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Beth K. | New York, NY

$25-35/hr 10 yrs exp 48 yrs old

ASD Mary Poppins

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I have extensive special needs experience personally and professionally. Hope to help your family! Please be advised I only accept cash.

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Lucas M. | New York, NY

$17-22/hr 32 yrs old

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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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Christine W. | New York, NY

$20-30/hr 24 yrs old

Part Time Caregiver

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I have four years of experience with working with children with special needs, ages 13-19. I participated in a buddy, arts & crafts program in which for two hours, once a week, we spent time talking, painting,...

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Recent Review:

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We hired Christine for a week when our usual nanny was on vacation. She was fantastic. She made a quick bond with the kids and they easily felt comfortable with her. She handled pick ups, driving to...

Reviewed by Caroline H.

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Iyanna B. | New York, NY

$25-27/hr 10 yrs exp 32 yrs old

Loving, Gentle , And Caring !

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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...

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Recent Review:

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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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Cathleen D. | New York, NY

$10-20/hr 5 yrs exp 30 yrs old

Part Time Caregiver

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Hello, I'm a special education and general education teacher. I'm a caring, dependable, and loving sitter who absolutely adores spending time with children. I've worked with children of all ages (infants...

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in New York, NY

Allie K.

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Allie is a special caregiver we feel fortunate to have found! She is reliable, trustworthy and accommodating, and from the first time she watched over our autistic 9yo, she engaged with her and cared for her with enthusiasm, warmth and gentleness. We can't recommend her enough!

- April F.

Aiona R.

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We hired Aiona to watch our 24-year old son who has autism and is non-verbal for an almost 3 week period. She is terrific and knew exactly how to work with him. She had time getting his own drinks from the refrigerator and pouring them as well as doing household chores - things he normally resists...

- Scott G.

Victoria W.

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Our first nanny which was a great experiences, for both my children. She cared for two babies for 3 years one whom have autism. Victoria was a great role model and a very punctual individual for both of my kids. She made the transition of returning back to work so much easier with her calming...

- Maria H.

Rachel C.

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Rachel was a godsend at the time my little boy was needing a lot of help with his behavior and relationships with teachers and classmates, she really made a difference and I want to emphasize that. She worked with him for (I think) 10 hours a week when he was in preschool/Kindergarten several years...

- Mark W.

Christine W.

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We hired Christine for a week when our usual nanny was on vacation. She was fantastic. She made a quick bond with the kids and they easily felt comfortable with her. She handled pick ups, driving to activities, dinner, laundry and baths for the kids without any issues. She also ran several errands...

- Caroline H.

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