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Nancy M.

5.0

Nancy came to our home to meet my brother who was on hospice and very sick with cancer. She is clearly a very kind and compassionate person. We hired her, but sadly my brother passed away before she could even start working with us. I would highly recommend her to anyone based on our time with her.

- Carl P.

Lori T.

5.0

Amazing personality, really cares about my son. He struggles with the transition of my leaving she does a great job always coming up with new ideas to distract and engage him. Gets his fave foods, etc. Works with my crazy schedule.

- Alisha L.

Olinda R.

5.0

She thought of fun things to do with my special needs brother in the community and was a good communicator. Plus she really does have a dependable car for transportation which reduces unexpected surprises.

- Sabine P.

Robin H.

5.0

Robin worked for us caring for our 2 children. Our little boy who have PDD (2) and daughter (4). She was compassionate, fun, and reliable.

- Terri P.

Masha H.

5.0

To whom it may concern, I am writing today in support of Miss Masha H, who worked with my daughter and I shortly after our birthing experience. Upon first meeting Masha, I felt very at ease with her, and was impressed by her maturity, intelligence and experience with newborns. She stood out from...

- Jen H.

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Karla N. | Portland, OR

$20-30/hr 10 yrs exp 40 yrs old

Special Needs And Special Jobs

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Hello! Currently I am employed as a caregiver/personal assistant and pet sitter. Also, I an ordained minister and MDiv. If I may be of assistance to you and your family please reach out--I am happy to answer...

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5.0

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Virginia Ann W. | Portland, OR

$10-20/hr 10 yrs exp 39 yrs old

Weekend/Date Night Experienced Special Needs Caregiver

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I've enjoyed working within the special needs community for several years. I began my career 14 years ago as a one-on-one assistant for a young girl with Hurler syndrome. Over the year that I assisted her, I...

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5.0

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Elisa M. | Portland, OR

$25-25/hr 10 yrs exp 58 yrs old

Part-Time Companion Care Type Services To Seniors And Adults With Special Needs.

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I worked as a Medical Social Worker for years with children and families with special needs, and prior to that as a Mental Health Therapist with both youth and adults. Sudden hearing loss several years ago...

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5.0

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Nancy M. | Portland, OR

$30-34/hr 3 yrs exp 28 yrs old

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I am CNA 3 years of experience in the usa, a nurse student in the USA, graduated in Kenya as an RN and worked on a hospital for 2 years. And therefore has all the skills and knowledge to deal with both acute...

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Recent Review:

5.0
Nancy came to our home to meet my brother who was on hospice and very sick with cancer. She is clearly a very kind and compassionate person. We hired her, but sadly my brother passed away before she could even...

Reviewed by Carl P.

5.0

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Justine Y. | Portland, OR

$20-25/hr 1 yrs exp 24 yrs old

High School SPED And ECE Experience

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hello! I have experience in preschool-12 education, and high school SPED assistance. being on the spectrum, I value caring for and providing support to youth who are like me! you can count on me to provide...

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5.0

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Lauren A. | Portland, OR

$30-50/hr 5 yrs exp 37 yrs old

Compassionate, Kind And Experienced Care-Giver

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Hello, my name is Lauren and I am a professional care-giver and support-worker with over 5 years experience working with individuals with a variety of care needs, from infant to elderly. I have worked as a...

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5.0

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Lori T. | Portland, OR

$17-25/hr 56 yrs old

Career Nanny

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Hi, my name is Lori, I have been working with children my whole work- life. I was a preschool teacher for over 10 years. I enjoyed coming up with fun learning crafts and helping them with their learning, potty...

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Recent Review:

5.0
Amazing personality, really cares about my son. He struggles with the transition of my leaving she does a great job always coming up with new ideas to distract and engage him. Gets his fave foods, etc. Works...

Reviewed by Alisha L.

5.0

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Olinda R. | Portland, OR

$19-35/hr 10 yrs exp 55 yrs old

Worked As An Investigator Assistant

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Moved from Houston to Oregon due to husband's job. Worked for TIRR - Texas Institute for Rehabilitation and Research with brain injury patients. Did research for UT Health & Science and Research Center...

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Recent Review:

5.0
She thought of fun things to do with my special needs brother in the community and was a good communicator. Plus she really does have a dependable car for transportation which reduces unexpected surprises.

Reviewed by Sabine P.

5.0

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Angela H. | Portland, OR

$12-20/hr 1 yrs exp 26 yrs old

Physical Therapy Graduate Student

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Hi! I am a Doctor of Physical Therapy graduate from the University of Miami and recently moved home to Tucson to start travel PT. I have a lot of experience working with people of all ages and of all different...

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5.0

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Robin H. | Portland, OR

$20-25/hr 6 yrs exp 26 yrs old

Care Taker / Nanny / Behavioural Tech

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Working with special needs children has been a passion of mine since high school. Having a sister on the spectrum lead to to explore the field and find myself working as a lead behavioural tech in a clinical...

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Recent Review:

5.0
Robin worked for us caring for our 2 children. Our little boy who have PDD (2) and daughter (4). She was compassionate, fun, and reliable.

Reviewed by Terri P.

5.0

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Destiny V. | Portland, OR

$15-25/hr 3 yrs exp 26 yrs old

Part-time Caregiver!

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Hello! My name is Destiny. I moved to Portland about a year ago to pursue my masters. I have experience working with children, babysitting, and as a caregiver. I studied disability studies in my undergrad and...

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5.0

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Victoria D. | Portland, OR

$15-35/hr 22 yrs old

Reliable Care Giver And Nursing Student

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I am currently a senior in nursing school and will be graduating this year. I've had countless clinical experiences in areas such as the ICU, Children's hospital, ER, Rehab, etc. I have also worked as a...

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5.0

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Brianna B. | Portland, OR

$20-25/hr 8 yrs exp 28 yrs old

Licensed SPED Teacher With A Love For Puzzles!

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I am a licensed SPED teacher with a PK-12 endorsement. I really enjoy working with "tricky" children who may need a little extra support with behavior. I tend to focus on social and emotional growth as key part...

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5.0

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Gabrielle E. | Portland, OR

$10-15/hr 1 yrs exp 34 yrs old

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I have experience with persons with medical disabilities. Growing up I helped my mother with her tube feedings, pills, oxygen tanks, and shots. I also worked at a home for older folks and helped with their...

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3.0

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Beverly B. | Portland, OR

$35-50/hr 10 yrs exp 38 yrs old

Available, Experienced, SPED Educator

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Hello! I am an experienced SPED educator and engaging caregiver! I have always had an innate ability to connect with children by meeting them where they are at while I work with them. I am the proud mother...

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5.0

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Masha H. | Portland, OR

$30-50/hr 10 yrs exp 29 yrs old

Newborn Care Specialist Available

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Hello, my name is Masha! I am a knowledgable and dedicated NCSA Certified Newborn Care Specialist and Certifying Postpartum Doula with over 11 years of experience working with newborns and families. Families...

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Recent Review:

5.0
To whom it may concern, I am writing today in support of Miss Masha H, who worked with my daughter and I shortly after our birthing experience. Upon first meeting Masha, I felt very at ease with her, and was...

Reviewed by Jen H.

4.5

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Nicole A. | Portland, OR

$27-35/hr 6 yrs exp 28 yrs old

Adventurous Dependable Nanny

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I'm only working with families who are vaccinated. I have 4 years of teaching and nanny experience along with several years of babysitting experience as an adult. I love to take children I'm caring for on...

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Recent Review:

5.0
Nicole did a great job with our 5 year old energetic boy. She was attentive and engaging.

Reviewed by Daniel R.

5.0

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Chantal B. | Portland, OR

$25-35/hr 10 yrs exp 29 yrs old

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Hello! My name is Chantal. I spent my childhood in the mountains helping care for my siblings, our pets and our home. I have 7 siblings, 5 adopted with several different special needs. After turning 18 I moved...

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5.0

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Phoebe W. | Portland, OR

$20-49/hr 3 yrs exp 26 yrs old

Nanny/Art Teacher

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Hello! I'm a multi-media artist here in Portland. I love all kinds of art, karaoke, and building pillow forts. I have experience teaching summer art camps at the Maude Kerns Art Center in Eugene, as well as...

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4.0

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Fernanda S. | Portland, OR

$25-50/hr 7 yrs exp 26 yrs old

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I've been working with kids for over 8 years, and I have experience with kids of all ages from infants to teenagers. I also have experience with kids with special needs. I used to be an au pair, after that, I...

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About Portland, OR Special Needs Caregivers

  • Total Providers: 291
  • Average Rating: 4.7/5 stars
  • Average Rate: $18.25/hr
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