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Find special needs caregivers in Orlando, FL that you’ll love

268 special needs caregivers are listed in Orlando, FL

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

The average experience for nearby special needs caregivers is 5 years

Special needs caregivers in Orlando, FL

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Laquisha E.


Orlando, FL

$5-20/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Special Needs Personal Assistant

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I have worked with people of all ages with special needs. I have over 20 years of experience.
5.0
"Laquisha was wonderful. She worked hard, anticipated what needed to be done, and was professional as well as extremely personable. If she hadn't moved, we would have never let her go!"

Rhonda L.

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Jessica M.


Orlando, FL

$15/hr8 yrs exp

Special Needs

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

Hello my name is Jessica. I am a retired Special Education teacher. My certifications include a Bachelor's in Elementary Education, certification in Special Education, CDA certification in Early Childhood Education. On top of this, I have my American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification and American Red Cross...
5.0
"She works really well with my girls and they enjoy having her around :) . They both have special needs and she is always eager to learn what things to do to help them best."

Bethany F.

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Tasha M.


Orlando, FL

$15-25/hr8 yrs exp

Special Care

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I am trained in Emergency Medical procedures including CPR and first aid. For the past two years, I have worked full time with a quadriplegic adult with spinal cord injury. Total, I have 10 years of experience providing quality home care. My work experience includes children and adults with dementia, seizures, Autism, spinal...
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James H.


Orlando, FL

$25-30/hr7 yrs exp

Part-Time, As-Needed Childcare Provider

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hello! My name is James and I am 26 years old. Prior to moving to Florida I worked at an inclusion daycare with children who had varying levels of sensory processing disorder and other delays. I moved to Florida in August of 2017 and did a College Program for 9 months. I worked at a childcare center for kids of cast members for...
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Charlsi M.


Orlando, FL

$11-15/hr2 yrs exp

Part-Time Caregiver

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

Hi, I am a 22-year-old online college student looking for occasional babysitting in the area and I would love to help your family! I am currently a cast member at Walt Disney World as Children's Activities Host and I also have 4 years of full time nanny experience from infants to 3 years old. I have babysitting experience as...
5.0
"Charlsi is very reliable, and always went above and beyond to be flexible around our family's needs. She is very caring and patient, and brings positivity to her work every day. It was a pleasure having her in our home and she will be invited back many times."

Laura L.

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Mckenzie S.


Orlando, FL

$25-35/hr8 yrs exp

Hello! My name is McKenzie. I am 24 years old, from Wellington, FL. I graduated with a bachelor's degree from the University of Central Florida, but I am looking to further my education by getting my master's in Occupational Therapy. I have many years of experience working as a nanny for children of all ages. I also have...
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Kizzy R.


Orlando, FL

$37/hr10 yrs exp

I Have A Lot Of Certifications Respites,Companions,PCA,lifeskills,BehavoralAssistant

Hired by 5 families in your neighborhood

I ve assist with Down syndrome, Cancer, Autistic schizophrenic depression, I love helping and taking care of your love ones
5.0
"Warm and kind, Kizzy came at a very difficult time to help me out with bathing, laundry and good company. She's wonderful!"

Meredith E.

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I'm 60 years old, living in Orlando FL. I'm a CNA for over 10 yrs. Originally from Orange county CA at Huntington Beach. I'm over a yr in Orlando. I work at Assisted Living Brookdale AL, Palm Garden AL, and recently working at Somerby AL at Lake nona.
5.0
"Maria helped us at the very last minute with our two children during school break. She was extremely sweet and actively sought to help tidy our house. She's a self starter and a very pleasant person to be around."

Elizabeth P.

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Kaila H.


Orlando, FL

$10-15/hr

Energetic Babysitter/Nanny

I have worked with children with special needs my entire life. I have a younger sister who has significant disabilities. She is non-verbal and is not potty-trained. I have always taken care of her. She is a big part of my life, and I understand the stress that finding a babysitter can have on a family. I want to help other...
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Taylor M.


Orlando, FL

$20-24/hr3 yrs exp

State Worker

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I have been working with individuals who have a Mental and physical disability. I have work with all ages and all condition.
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Lidia D.


Orlando, FL

$10-15/hr1 yrs exp

Part-Time Caregiver

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I am a mother of a grown daughter, age 28. She is totally blind with Autism, so I am very familiar with children in the special needs spectrum.
5.0
"Lidia responded quickly, listened with interest about my special needs son and was flexible and accommodating with all of the special and cumbersome details of our situation. I was grateful for her smiles and patience and that she also willingly shares info and...

Michelle B.

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Marilynn H.


Orlando, FL

$13-20/hr5 yrs exp

Caring With Patience

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Caring with patience Parent of one with 10 plus years of working with children ages 0 months to preteen. I know how hard it can be trying to manage life in general let alone your own kids. I'm here to provide a little relief. Currently working for a licensed childcare center as a VPK teacher. I hold an National CDA (child...
5.0
"Marilynn is terrific. One of our sons has cerebral palsy and requires complex care. Marilynn was caring, attentive and easily adapted to his care routine. Both of our kids enjoyed spending time with her. "

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Barbara G.


Orlando, FL

$13-18/hr10 yrs exp

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Several years of caring experience in nursing homes, through agencies or private cases CPR/First aid references available on request.
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Brittney P.


Orlando, FL

$19-30/hr4 yrs exp

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hi there. Im ready to assist & be a care taker for your loved one. I'm always ready to learn anything, & Happy to help. Feel free to contact me with any questions. Adhd, level 1 autism, cerebral palsy & Epilepsy is where I'm mainly experienced in. Thank you for your time.
3.0
"Day 1 started out promising. Missed a shift on day 2. Asked to have someone cover her second weekend. No showed her third weekend. It was a split shift, so it was demanding, but she didn't handle the situation appropriately. When she was here, she did a good job."

Maria S.

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Samantha G.


Orlando, FL

$20/hr3 yrs exp

OT Student Caretaker For Kiddos And Adults :)

Howdy, I'm Samantha G.! I am an Occupational Therapy student at the University of Florida, but studied Exercise Physiology at Florida State (Go 'Noles!) I have 3 years of experience working with adults with physical and speech disabilities (but am skilled working with a variety of diagnoses across the lifespan)! I am working...
5.0
"Sam has been a blessing to our family providing caregiving services for my 73yo mother who is a stroke survivor. She is proactive, smart, patient and overall kind. She is always eager to help in any way with a huge smile on her face. Sam has become a treasured part...

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Montserrat Z.


Orlando, FL

$10-20/hr7 yrs exp

Part Time Caregiver

I have a sister that has cerebral palsy and mental retard, beside my studies, I have been really involved with special need children, I would love to take care of your son or daughter.
5.0
"We know Mrs. Montserrat for more than five years and felt fortunate to have her as caregiver of our son. Our son was born with cerebral palsy and other medical conditions such as spastic paraplegia and gross motor deficits. When we explained our son’s condition to...

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Renee L.


Orlando, FL

$15/hr4 yrs exp

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I am a teacher who works with special needs. I have been doing this for four years now and it such an amazing experience. I absolutely love doing what I do.

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hi I'm Laura. I'm from Massapequa. I am currently a student at Stony Brook University. I have a lot of experience working with kids. I was also a part of the best buddies club in high school.
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Meredith S.


Orlando, FL

$20-25/hr3 yrs exp

Part-time Care Giver Available (loving And Enthusiastic)

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

Experience starting at a young at: -Started with babysitting a family for many years that had a super smart little boy that had been diagnosed with Autism. -Interest continued as I volunteered every Saturday at Miracle Field. A baseball field that was solely made to help kids with special needs learn how to play baseball and...
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Yolanda A.


Orlando, FL

$16-18/hr4 yrs exp

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hi I have 5 years of experience working with special needs kids and adults . I am also a Licensed Nursing Assistant with other credentials .
5.0
"Yolanda was helping me after I had a surgery and needed caregiver. She is an experienced caregiver, attentive to your needs. Will hire her again if needed."

Irina S.

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in Orlando, FL

Laquisha E.

5.0

Laquisha was wonderful. She worked hard, anticipated what needed to be done, and was professional as well as extremely personable. If she hadn't moved, we would have never let her go!

- Rhonda L.

Jessica M.

5.0

She works really well with my girls and they enjoy having her around :) . They both have special needs and she is always eager to learn what things to do to help them best.

- Bethany F.

Charlsi M.

5.0

Charlsi is very reliable, and always went above and beyond to be flexible around our family's needs. She is very caring and patient, and brings positivity to her work every day. It was a pleasure having her in our home and she will be invited back many times.

- Laura L.

Kizzy R.

5.0

Warm and kind, Kizzy came at a very difficult time to help me out with bathing, laundry and good company. She's wonderful!

- Meredith E.

Maria Lourdes S.

5.0

Maria helped us at the very last minute with our two children during school break. She was extremely sweet and actively sought to help tidy our house. She's a self starter and a very pleasant person to be around.

- Elizabeth P.

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Ratings for Orlando, FL special needs caregivers listed on Care.com

Average Rating4.8 / 5

Special Needs Caregivers in Orlando, FL are rated 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 265 reviews of the 268 listed special needs caregivers.