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Find special needs caregivers in Philadelphia, PA that you’ll love

355 special needs caregivers are listed in Philadelphia, PA

The average rate is $19/hr as of July 2024

The average experience for nearby special needs caregivers is 5 years

Special needs caregivers in Philadelphia, PA

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Dora S.


Philadelphia, PA

$17-25/hr10 yrs exp

Special Needs Care

Hired by 4 families in your neighborhood

Hello I have worked with the elderly who have dementia. I am happy to do meal preparation, laundry, light housekeeping, and errands.
5.0
"Dora did a 1 month overnight care role for my elderly mother three times a week. She was lovely to interact with, kind, compassionate, communicative, punctual, and patient with my mom who could become very anxious at night. Dora played my moms fav game, Rumikub...

Marilyn B.

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Leslie M.


Philadelphia, PA

$20-25/hr5 yrs exp

Special Needs Caregiver

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I have 15 years+ experience in education, and for the past five years, have learned to care for my Grandson, who has a Rare Brain Disease. I'm now experienced with setting up G-tube feedings, administering medications through a port, CPAP setup, Physical Therapy exercises for immobility, respiratory treatments including using a...
5.0
"Leslie has worked for my family for this school year as my son's in-school educational aid. Leslie is knowledgeable, professional, and caring. She has built a special relationship with my son where he is supported in school, and we are kept fully informed of his...

Rebecca S.

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Dietra W.


Philadelphia, PA

$15-20/hr7 yrs exp

Experienced Special Needs Care Giver

Hired by 4 families in your neighborhood

Hello, I am an experienced special needs care giver. I've been working with children & adults for over 7 yrs. I have a dependable vehicle and I am CPR & first aid certified. I have experience with upper respiratory clients, diabetic clients, quadriplegic clients & clients who have who have had seizures. I also have worked with...
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Yuan T.


Philadelphia, PA

$25-40/hr10 yrs exp

Special Education Teacher Available To Provide Care

I am an energetic, patient, reliable, and fun certified Special Education teacher with over 16 years of experience of working with students with a wide range of disabilities. In my teaching career I have worked with elementary, middle, and high school students. My students have various needs ranging from Autism, learning...
5.0
"I have had the pleasure of working with Yuan for the last four years. I've seen first hand how much she loves working with children of all abilities. She works hard to get to know each and every student personally and create lessons that are not only tailored to...

Michelle R.

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Mary F.


Philadelphia, PA

$25-35/hr10 yrs exp

Full-Time Caregiver for Infants and Toddlers

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

I am a licensed nurse, looking for a change of pace. My career in nursing has provided me with 25 years of experience, caring for people in an acute care setting, as well as in their homes. Additionally, I have been fortunate to have had the pleasure of working in a facility for children with special needs. The children that...
5.0
"We have known Mary for over two years and she has always gone above and beyond our expectations with the level of care she provides for our children. She is dedicated, hard working, and devoted to our family. She creates a safe and loving environment that allows us...

Mark S.

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Kyle S.


Philadelphia, PA

$25-30/hr6 yrs exp

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I've been working with elementary aged students with behavioral problems in and out of the school setting for 6 years. I enjoy playing drums and a little guitar in my spare time and sometimes like to incorporate them into my work with kids. I have some experience working with kids on the spectrum. I work full-time in a school...
5.0
"Kyle is very professional and reliable. I have three sons, one of whom is autistic and each with some behavioral challenges at times. They really enjoy having Kyle stay with them and seem to be on their best behavior those days."

James F.

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Stephen M.


Philadelphia, PA

$25-30/hr10 yrs exp

Part Or Full-Time Caregiver Available

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

I've had the opportunity to work part-time with a gentleman with a form of progressive MS for the past 10 years. My goal is to enhance his quality of life by assisting him with everyday activities and promoting his physical well being. Daily activities include: Providing physical therapy exercises for strength and range of...
5.0
"If I had a family member who needed care, Steven would be my first choice. He is compassionate and of impeccable integrity. He's also strong physically and very gentle and sympathetic. You couldn't do better."

Deborah S.

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Jenice S.


Philadelphia, PA

$15-35/hr8 yrs exp

Responsible And Caring Caregiver

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I am a nurses aide (CNA) with 8 years experience in healthcare including both at home and in a long term care facility. I'm able to provide assistance with all aspects of daily living and checking vital signs too. I've worked with children and adults with both physical and mental disabilities. I cared for my great grandmother...
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Catherine M.


Philadelphia, PA

$28/hr10 yrs exp

Super Positive, Fun And Caring Companion

Hello, I welcome you to message me after you have read my profile and after all parties have agreed to hire a caretaker. Hello! I am a former Special Education Teacher with experience in a multiple disability classroom for children ages 5 through 18. I also have 5 Years Experience with Senior Citizens who need companionship,...
5.0
"Cathy is a natural leader and is compassionate and attentive to others needs, her leadership motivates others around her while her professional attitude promotes a positive atmosphere."

Padraic A.

I have assisted with the care of my brother who has cerebral palsy. The care consisted of bathing, feeding, and changing him when needed, and taking him for walks, reading to him, and taking him to doctor appointments.
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Vincent B.


Philadelphia, PA

$25-40/hr5 yrs exp

Hey, my name is Vincent. My experience with supporting people includes: working as a camp counselor and sports director for four years, babysitting for a family with four kids for one year, living and working in an intentional community, as a direct support caregiver to adults with disabilities for three years, nannying for...
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Nadine I.


Philadelphia, PA

$15-20/hr1 yrs exp

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I have over 4 years of experience working with students with cognitive and physical disabilities in the classroom and even at a horse stable! My goal is to practice therapeutic play techniques as well as cognitive behavioral techniques to help your child succeed and progress.
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Matthew R.


Philadelphia, PA

$25-40/hr9 yrs exp

I have experience working with the elderly in home since living in Santa Cruz, California. I moved to Philadelphia and have enjoyed very much my experience working for some great families. My references will show that I have developed outstanding relationships with my employers and have proved that I can relate well and adapt to...
5.0
"Matthew is kind and inquisitive with the people he serves and his coworkers as well. His clients/students miss him very much!"

MARJORIE L.

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Theresa B.


Philadelphia, PA

$15-30/hr3 yrs exp

PT/FT Caregiver For Infants & Toddlers

I have a absolute passion for caring for people, which is what originally brought me to this site. However, I also have 7 years of experience working with infants and toddlers. My 3 year experiences at a daycare/summer camp educated and gave me the experience I have. During school hours, I was responsible for not only ensuring...
5.0
"I would love to provide you with a review for Theresa. She help me to take care of my youngest daughter from a newborn and now as needed. My daughter is now 5 years old. I have knew Theresa for over 14 years. She also worked at my friends day care center. She is...

Erica B.

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Irene H.


Philadelphia, PA

$15/hr3 yrs exp

Experience, With Mental Illness, Dementia, Diabetes

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Patience is my Virtue... I am highly adaptable, love caring for those with special needs, and ready to begin helping a new family...
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Rustal J.


Philadelphia, PA

$20-35/hr5 yrs exp

Assistant

Hi ! I know it is very hard to put your trust to anyone specially leaving your love ones to them but I guarantee you that I will do my very best to take care of them. I am a CPR CERTIFIED and FIRST AID CERTIFIED. I have a knowledge in doing this job for almost 5 years now which is caregiving is my only source of income. I would...
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Pamela T.


Philadelphia, PA

$15-30/hr10 yrs exp

Certify Nurses Assistant, Home Health Aid, & Direct Support Professional

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Having over 20 years of experience in the nursing community has been rewarding to me. I gain my experiences in long term care facilities, hospitals, medical clinics and home health care which enabled me to develop nurses skills and techniques. My background experience is Surgery recovery, Fall risk, Alzheimer, Dementia, Cancer,...
5.0
"She is a very caring person and has a lot of patience. She takes a lot of pride in what she does. You can count on her!"

Anna S.

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Megan S.


Philadelphia, PA

$15-20/hr3 yrs exp

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

With my major in speech pathology, I have had experience in both internships, jobs, and the classroom learning and gaining hands on time with both children and adults with special needs.
5.0
"I would highly recommend Megan if you are looking for a kind, responsible and engaging babysitter. Megan was very attentive to my directions. My daughter loved being babysat by Megan and we will definitely use her again when we travel to Philadelphia in the...

Ben And Rebecca M.

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Ana M.


Philadelphia, PA

$25/hr9 yrs exp

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

Hello families. My name is Ana. *I am a full time nanny M-F* but since it's summer and I have my school break I am looking for extras on weekends. I have almost 9 years of experience with children of all ages, especially newborns and toddlers. I am very creative with sensory and educational activities for babies / toddlers....
Ana can also help with: Craft assistance, swimming supervision, meal prep
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

5.0
"**Hire Ana ASAP before you miss out** Ana has been our nanny for over a year. We are moving away soon, and to our dismay she cannot come with. I cannot overstate just how wonderful Ana has been for our son and us. Ana is highly dependable and goes above and...

Cheryl F.

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Clarice L.


Philadelphia, PA

$30-38/hr5 yrs exp

Energetic, Kind Part-Time Caregiver For Children

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

My name is Clarice and I would love to assist you with your babysitting needs! I am a 30-year-old female living in Philadelphia. During the day, I am a full time occupational therapist at a special needs school and I work with k-2nd graders. In the past, I worked in the homes of children from birth-3 and I also have an...
Clarice can also help with: Light cleaning, swimming supervision, craft assistance, travel, carpooling, meal prep & more
Skills:

Special Needs Care

CPR

First Aid

5.0
"Clarice was a life savor while we were in between long term nannies. Despite having an hour commute, Clarice was punctual each and every day. She was thorough in seeking to understand what our expectations were and how to best care for each of other daughters....

Shaohao W.

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in Philadelphia, PA

Dora S.

5.0

Dora did a 1 month overnight care role for my elderly mother three times a week. She was lovely to interact with, kind, compassionate, communicative, punctual, and patient with my mom who could become very anxious at night. Dora played my moms fav game, Rumikub with her, had nice chats snd reminded...

- Marilyn B.

Leslie M.

5.0

Leslie has worked for my family for this school year as my son's in-school educational aid. Leslie is knowledgeable, professional, and caring. She has built a special relationship with my son where he is supported in school, and we are kept fully informed of his progress. I wholeheartedly...

- Rebecca S.

Yuan T.

5.0

Yuan is a kind, friendly, experienced educator. She excels at catering her teaching to the individual needs of the student. Yuan taught my son for 2 years in a home school setting. She is amazing! She is very knowledgeable about different teaching methods and can adjust her style to find the...

- Cathy H.

Mary F.

5.0

We have known Mary for over two years and she has always gone above and beyond our expectations with the level of care she provides for our children. She is dedicated, hard working, and devoted to our family. She creates a safe and loving environment that allows us to leave the home every day...

- Mark S.

Kyle S.

5.0

Kyle is very professional and reliable. I have three sons, one of whom is autistic and each with some behavioral challenges at times. They really enjoy having Kyle stay with them and seem to be on their best behavior those days.

- James F.

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Ratings for Philadelphia, PA special needs caregivers listed on Care.com

Average Rating4.7 / 5

Special Needs Caregivers in Philadelphia, PA are rated 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 163 reviews of the 355 listed special needs caregivers.