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96 special needs caregivers are listed in Saint Petersburg, FL

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

The average experience for nearby special needs caregivers is 6 years

Special needs caregivers in Saint Petersburg, FL

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Marla M.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$15-30/hr10 yrs exp

Need Personal Care Keeping Families Together. Do You Have An Injury And Need Assistance?

5.0

(4)

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I am Marla, a mother of two adult daughters, married, and a grandmother of one adorable little girl. I have held a Gold Seal for Quality of Care from the Department of Children and Families and held State and Local background search for 18 years. I have served children and adults privately and through Protective Services....

Recent reviews:

5.0
Marla is both caring and helpful. From the first meeting with her, she put me at ease by keeping the conversation comfortable, allowing me to share deeper subjects at my own pace. The more time I spent under...

Reviewed by Tyler J.

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Betty E.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$15-25/hr8 yrs exp

5.0

(3)

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My name is Betty. I'm a non-smoker certified CNA, HHA, TLC hands-on care provider. I have 10 years of senior care specializing in Alzheimer's/Dementia/Stroke/Parkinson's disease and the medically disabled. I've worked in nursing home, hospital, and hospice and done private care. I've cared for many patients, and I treat everyone...
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Suzanne S.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$25-30/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(3)

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A little about my experience.. Most recently I had the pleasure of taking care of a young woman with ALS. Before that, I worked for a wonderful older gentleman that was a quadriplegic. He had a tracheostomy and was fully dependent on a ventilator. I worked for him until his unfortunate recent passing. Before him, I was the...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Sue's qualifications meet and exceed any requirements you may be looking for. From companionship to hoyer-lift transfers, you WILL BE in great care. I was very fortunate in the manner in which Sue was hired to...

Reviewed by Jason H.

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Paulette O.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$27/hr10 yrs exp

"I'm Not Your Mom", But I'm Ready To Play And Have Fun!

5.0

(1)

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Hello! I'm responsible, reliable, mature and honest. I'm also very young at heart and I always enjoy the company of children. I have a master's degree in rehab & counseling, plus multiple certifications that allow me to provide all levels of care with children of all ages. My belief is that all children strive to fully develop...
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Joheisly E.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$10-15/hr8 yrs exp

Experienced Babysitter

5.0

(3)

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I love children and I'm very caring for them. I'm currently a full time student whose goal is to become a social worker. Previously, I worked at a private preschool in the urban area of Saint Petersburg and during my time there I had the opportunity to interact with children and parents of various ethnicity and socioeconomic...

Recent reviews:

5.0
We hired Jo and absolutely loved her. The kids couldn't ever wait for her to come back. She always brought surprises and did lots of crafts and activities. She was working in doing sign language with them....

Reviewed by Kaitlyn P.

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Nadine E.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$15-25/hr3 yrs exp

Fun-loveing Caregiver New To Tampa

5.0

(3)

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Hello! I'm Nadine, I am from Staten Island, New York, but recently moved to Tampa, and I love it. I am a high school graduate, and am looking forward to studying early childhood education. I have been babysitting since the age of 9 for my cousins, and by the age of 12 I was babysitting for families and caring for my newborn...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Nadine is amazing with our four year old son. He loves being with her and she takes great care of him!

Reviewed by Cassie R.

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Ana Maria A.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$25-45/hr15 yrs exp

Ideal Sitter

5.0

(1)

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I am Critical Care Registered nurse with 2 sons of my own looking to help any family in need. I am comfortable with children of any age as well as with special needs. I am comfortable administering medications as ordered if necessary. ACLS certified.

Recent reviews:

5.0
She’s the absolute best! Professional all around.

Reviewed by Care member

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Pamela G.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$22-28/hr10 yrs exp

Fun And Caring Sitter And Smile/giggles Creator

5.0

(2)

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I'm a positive, energetic and caring mother of one, and a grandmother to one grandson. I've spent most of my career in the corporate arena; however, due to my love of children, I have volunteered and cared for children, from infants to teenagers, for over 40 + years. With the birth of my grandson seven and a half years ago, I...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Pam has been a Godsend to us since the moment she started with us and is now part of our extended family! She has a way with kids that you can tell she truly loves what she does and treats them as if they were...

Reviewed by Care member

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Jordan B.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$20/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Caregiver

5.0

(2)

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I've been a caregiver for 10 years now, both for long and short-term gigs. I have experience with newborns to teens and have extensive experience with 0m-3yo. I am experienced with special needs as well, but I do require an extra interview before starting to ensure I am the right fit for your family. I'm an advocate for sensory...

Recent review:

5.0
Such a great sitter for my daughter!

Reviewed by Anna N.

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Adrianna P.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$17-29/hr7 yrs exp

Energetic, Fun, And Outgoing Babysitter

5.0

(1)

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Hello, I'm Adrianna :) Caring and enthusiastic babysitter with years of experience in childcare and education. My childcare experiences cover a wide range of ages along with special needs. I am very active and engaging and would love to help burn some energy in activities that include arts and crafts, playing outdoors, walks,...

Recent review:

5.0
Just hired her...she is fun, full of life, and spunky. She is great with kids and we are so grateful we found her.

Reviewed by Jennifer L.

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Katherine M.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$10-15/hr7 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I'd describe my personality as kind, outgoing, loving, and responsible. I enjoy working with kids because I grew up with a special needs teacher for a mother so I have always been surrounded by children and shown they are the most important part of this world. I started working with kids when I was 16 as a nanny every...

Recent review:

5.0
We have known Katie for over 10 years. We have a son and two daughters. She was amazing with our son and oldest daughter. Our youngest daughter was born just before we moved out of the area, but I would’ve...

Reviewed by Care member

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Devon M.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$10-20/hr8 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hi, my name is Devon! I am in my last year of medical school at USF Morsani College of Medicine. In this last year I have a lot of free time, and would love to fill my time babysitting. I am available for evening and weekend babysitting. I also am off from school until January and can help out over the holidays. I love kids of...

Recent review:

5.0
Devon is so sweet and our kids took to her right away. They actually get excited for us to go out so Devon can come over and play!

Reviewed by Amber M.

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Jennifer T.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$10-25/hr10 yrs exp

Certified Caregiver Part Time Weekday Mornings: Vast Versatile Experience

5.0

(4)

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My experience in caring for others started early in life as I am the oldest of 5 children with 4 younger brothers. I began babysitting in my early teens for relatives and family friends, many of whom I still have a relationship with today. I am a proud God Mother to 2 children of different families and auntie to 9. I have always...

Recent review:

5.0
Jennifer, is a very caring and creative woman. She is a loving mother, daughter and friend. Her experience with children is from teen to baby and she excels with all age groups. Your child would be very...

Reviewed by Rebecca K.

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Tathiana B.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

14 Years + Experience Working With Angels

5.0

(1)

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I have tons of experience working with children. Believe or not I was a nanny for a set of triplets, twins, single child , special needs, I have my own kids as well 21year old & 14-year-old :) I will Provide excellent references + clean background. I am available now.
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Deb S.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$20-35/hr10 yrs exp

My Passion Is Caring For Kids

5.0

(1)

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Hi! I have cared for children, both healthy and with special needs, for many years. My lifelong passion is committed to caring for children. I love having fun with children and acting like one myself at times. My husband and I have been together 30+ years, we have two boys, no grandchildren. We have 1 dog, 1 cat. We moved from...

Recent review:

5.0
Deb is amazing! We love her and our baby loves her as well! She is great with him and I honestly couldn't be happier with a caregiver for our little one. I am perfectly comfortable leaving him with her and know...

Reviewed by Annie F.

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Grace G.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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(I am a full time college student and currently studying abroad until the end of January, if you're looking for someone for that time, please let me know!) I have 10 years of experience. I can help with Light Housekeeping and Grocery Shopping. I am the oldest of 3 kids and have been babysitting them since I was 9 years old. I...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Grace watched my children at our hotel on St. Pete Beach. She taught them fun pool games and kept them fed and entertained at the playground and game room. Highly recommend!

Reviewed by Angela K.

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Marla M.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$15-30/hr10 yrs exp

Entire Family Care...Keeping Families Together.

4.8

(6)

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I am Marla, a mother of two adult daughters, married, and energetic grandmother of a precious baby girl. I have held a Gold Seal for Quality of Care from the Department of Children and Families and held high standing State and Local background search for 18 years ran by Department of Children and Families. I have served children...

Recent reviews:

4.0
I have known Marla from church for 10 years. She has a loving and compassionate personality. She loves God and people.

Reviewed by Susan A.

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Laura B.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Active Nursing Student Caregiver

5.0

(9)

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Currently work in nursing home healthcare and assisted living/ hospice settings. I have over 10 years experience in pediatric special needs care. Also, have AED life support, first aide, and CPR certification. All immunizations up to date including Covid vaccine. Specialize in caring for special needs, infants and newborns. Love...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Laura was wonderful for our family. She jumped right in to take over with our two children (2yrs / 4mos) early in the morning and made it easy for us to feel confident handing everything off to her. She was...

Reviewed by Care member

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Mia A.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$15-30/hr5 yrs exp

Reliable And Trustworthy Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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Hello! My name is Mia. I am a creative young woman, naturally attuned to care for children with empathy, respect and patience. I have experience caring for children ages 6mo-13, as well as special needs children (4-6). I have a safe vehicle and a safe driving record, let me help you!

Recent review:

5.0
My husband and I decided to escape the NY cold and travelled to FL with our 6 year old for the month of February. During this time, our daughter had remote classes and we had full remote work schedules. We...

Reviewed by Care member

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Kathryn J.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$15-18/hr10 yrs exp

4.0

(4)

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Hi, I'm Kate! I am reliable, trustworthy, and someone who is a great right arm. I love to be a helping hand when it comes to watching your kids. I am 34 years old. I started babysitting when I was 13 and started working for Northshore Special Recreation Association (a program to assist children with special needs) when I was 15....

Recent reviews:

5.0
Kate has worked with my family for just over 2 years - through the birth of my youngest. I have 3 girls (ages 1, 2 and 3) and they absolutely love her! She does a great job handling the crazy. She keeps her...

Reviewed by Care member

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Marla M.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$15-30/hr10 yrs exp

Child Care

4.8

(5)

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Hello I am Marla, a mother of two adult daughters, married, and a grandmother of an adorable littler girl. I have held a Gold Seal for Quality of Care from the Department of Children and Families I, served CHILDREN, ADULTS, and their FAMILIES privately and through Protective Services and held State and Local background search...

Recent review:

5.0
Marla Is a meticulous house cleaner I have been very happy with the work that she does I can leave and come back and my house is spotless. I have seen her work with people and she is also very caring...

Reviewed by Margaret C.

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Laura B.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$15-25/hr2 yrs exp

Special Needs Care

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I have worked at an assisted living facility, I continue to provide private duty care for patients in long term care facilities and at their homes, and have also cared for my own special needs daughter for 12 years. I am currently in level 3 of the RN nursing program at St Petersburg College and will be off for the summer.
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Matthew S.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$10-15/hr7 yrs exp

Experienced Special Needs Educator/Caregiver

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Hi, I'm Matt. I have spent many years working with neurodiverse children and adults, as students, campers, tutees, and mentees. I am currently in graduate school to receive a masters in social work with a special needs-focused Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies certification. I get along great with all kids, whether they...
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Ana A.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$15-20/hr8 yrs exp

Special Need Provider

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Hi I live in Calabasas and if u need some help ! I am here to help you, have CPR and first Aid, I have references upon request!
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Malia B.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$15-22/hr10 yrs exp

Part Time Caregiver, Nanny, Or Babysitter Available For Children With Or Without Special Needs

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Hello! My name is Malia, I'm 23 and have been working in childcare for 10 years off and on. My younger brother was born with Down Syndrome and through his care I developed a passion caring for those with, or without different abilities. I have a bachelors degree and am currently pursuing higher education. I have a wide range of...
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Hilary B.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$15-30/hr1 yrs exp

Special Needs Teacher

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This past year I had the opportunity to work in Australia as the lead teacher in a Special School. I had a class of 6 high school boys with varying special needs and absolutely loved it! I would love the opportunity to work with these amazing individuals again. After 4 years of teaching High School at a public school, I believe...
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Antonia H.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$10-15/hr3 yrs exp

Experienced Baby-Sitter For Children With Special Needs

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I have been taking care of a child with Autism for three years, I am passionate about what I do because they are amazing to be around and help them to learn everyday skills for their future. I am CPR, First Aid, recipient rights, Blood Born Pathogens, cultural competency, English proficiency.
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Alberto C.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$12-21/hr7 yrs exp

Special Needs

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I am very professional. Also I am a very empathetic person. I love to help people.
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Michelle S.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$25-35/hr9 yrs exp

Elementary Ed/Special Ed Certified Educator

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My name is Michelle and I was born and raised in Connecticut. I am a high-energy, highly motivated, personable individual who has always had an interest working with children. I have a keen eye for detail, exceptional multi-tasking skills, and some may say, a sickness for organization. I am a creative person and have always...
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Tiffany M.


Saint Petersburg, FL

$15-20/hr2 yrs exp

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I have been a teacher for an ASD self contained unit for 4 years. I have a masters degree in Autism Spectrum disorders, working an RBT certification, as well as enrolled to earn my second masters degree in ABA.

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in Saint Petersburg, FL

Marla M.

5.0

Marla is both caring and helpful. From the first meeting with her, she put me at ease by keeping the conversation comfortable, allowing me to share deeper subjects at my own pace. The more time I spent under her care the more I found myself opening up to her and asking for guidance about...

- Tyler J.

Suzanne S.

5.0

Sue's qualifications meet and exceed any requirements you may be looking for. From companionship to hoyer-lift transfers, you WILL BE in great care. I was very fortunate in the manner in which Sue was hired to help my wife (ALS 4.5yrs) while I attended an out of town conference for work. I already...

- Jason H.

Joheisly E.

5.0

We hired Jo and absolutely loved her. The kids couldn't ever wait for her to come back. She always brought surprises and did lots of crafts and activities. She was working in doing sign language with them. Would defiantly hire her again!!

- Kaitlyn P.

Nadine E.

5.0

Nadine is amazing with our four year old son. He loves being with her and she takes great care of him!

- Cassie R.

Ana Maria A.

5.0

She’s the absolute best! Professional all around.

- Care member

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

Average Rating4.8 / 5

Special Needs Caregivers in Saint Petersburg, FL are rated 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 58 reviews of the 96 listed special needs caregivers.