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60 special needs caregivers are listed in Spanaway, WA

The average rate is $20/hr as of May 2024

The average experience for nearby special needs caregivers is 8 years

Special needs caregivers in Spanaway, WA

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Hanalee M.


Spanaway, WA

$25-30/hr10 yrs exp

Caregiver With Experience

5.0

(1)

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Many years accumulated working in the Medical Field w/Seniors and with Developed Mentally Disabilities. I have worked in Private Duty and worked for companies where I have Managerial Experience working in a 115bed community, managing its 24hr care staff/residents. Words cannot express how much experience I have working with all...
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Kissswanna C.


Spanaway, WA

$22-26/hr2 yrs exp

Patience And Consistency Is Key!

5.0

(1)

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Hi I have experience with dealing with special needs children, as I have a cousin who is autistic and a family friend I used to care for who is autistic and non verbal. I understand consistency, patience, and a routine are key when dealing with kids or adults with special needs. I also took 3 years of ASL in high school and...
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Zenyth S.


Spanaway, WA

$24-40/hr9 yrs exp

Caring And Nurturing Nanny And Babysitter

4.5

(4)

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I graduated from Agnes Scott in 2014 and my Masters at Georgia State in 2016. I have nannied with the several families from newborns to aged 12, including children with special needs. I have gained extensive experience with children with ADD/ADHD and autism spectrum disorders, through various jobs and volunteer opportunities at...
5.0
"We can't sing enough praise for Zenyth. She's cared for our 1 y/o son on multiple occasions all with great results. She is caring, attentive, fun, and respectful of our little one. Zenyth has responded to last...

Reviewed by Brittany W.

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Hanalee M.


Spanaway, WA

$25-30/hr10 yrs exp

Exceptional Caregiver

4.6

(9)

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Many years accumulated working as a Caregiver, CNA, DCS (Direct Care Staff), Residential Coordinator (Manager/Supervisor), LST (Life Skills Trainer), and Team Leader. Worked with Geriatrics, Special Needs, Alzheimer/Dementia Care, Diabetes Care, Head Injuries, Skilled Nursing Facility, Assisted Living, Home Health and Adult...
5.0
"From the first phone call I had with Hana, I knew she would be a perfect fit to take care of my 100 year old grandma during her final month of life. She was kind and caring and gentle with grandma. She went...

Reviewed by Debbie K.

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Hanalee M.


Spanaway, WA

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Caregiver

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Aloha! I have accumulated years of experience in the Medical Field. I have worked with Adults with Developed Mentally Disabilities. I have managed 6 bed homes and its 24hr care staff. Experience with Special Needs, ages varies from 17yrs old to 60yrs old. I have worked with Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Mild Mental Retardation. Feel...
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Ashana A.


Spanaway, WA

$15-35/hr10 yrs exp

Science Art Sport

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Hello! My name is Ashana. I have a BS in Marine Biology and a minor in Environmental Science. Babysitting/Child Care: I've been babysitting since I was in high school as well as working at a pre school and various education lessons for k-12 students and the public. I also have experience caring for folks with special needs....
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Kylee H.


Spanaway, WA

$16/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Caregiver Of Special Needs Kiddos

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I'd describe my personality as patient, kind, and caring. I like working with kids because they're our future! Two of my own children are on the spectrum and I'm amazed at their different perspectives and insights about the world. I love knowing that I'm playing a part in the growth and development of tiny humans :) I'm...
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Carla E.


Tacoma, WA

$15-20/hr4 yrs exp

Fun/Friendly Sitter

5.0

(3)

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This past summer I worked at a summer camp for children and adults with all types of Special needs/ disabilities. I was at that camp fro three months and the work was 24/7; I, along with the other amazing staff, were there to give care givers and families a break, but what I quickly realized is that we were actually there to...
5.0
"Carla was an excellent babysitter. She came to our hotel and watched my two children. As a parent, she was a great communicator, responsive and engaging. As a babysitter, my kids found her kind, patient and...

Reviewed by Ben And Rebecca M.

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Sydney W.


Puyallup, WA

$15-20/hr5 yrs exp

4.0

(2)

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hey! I'm Sydney. I am a fun, energetic, outgoing, babysitter who loves hanging out with kids and making them smile. I've been babysitting for as long as I could remember and I was a nanny for 13 months to 2 children, one being low spectrum autistic. I have great experience with special needs children from working as a registered...
5.0
"Sydney was so great with our kids. She watched our 7 year old & 2 year old. She was right on time, so flexible with schedule changes, kind and respectful. She played with and cared for my kids and I would...

Reviewed by Courtney C.

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Jocilyn B.


Puyallup, WA

$15-50/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

(4)

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Hi there ! I am an experienced nanny within my own circle of family & friends, working with kids of all ages and special needs. I am a mom of two whom strives to create an atmosphere that is safe , happy & nurturing in all ways. I'm patient , calm but energetic , & creative ! We love age-appropriate fun , educational &...
5.0
"Jocilyn was absolutely amazing! My son loved being around her and her kids and had an absolute blast. He had so much fun he didn’t want to leave right away! Would definitely recommend Jocilyn! "

Reviewed by Taylor G.

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Shae B.


Lakewood, WA

$32/hr8 yrs exp

5.0

(5)

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Hi, I'm Shae. 25 years old. I am from Philadelphia, PA. I'm an experienced caregiver with 7+ years experience. I've cared for all ages. There aren't any care challenges that I can't handle. I have experience with special needs children and adults as well. I cook, clean, shop, and help with homework. I'm also comfortable with...
5.0
"Shae (Nashae) seemed to fit into our family dynamic from the first time we spoke to her. We put our potential nannies through a 4-step interview process (phone interview, face-to-face interview, check...

Reviewed by Mary Cait M.

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Elizabeth W.


Graham, WA

$26-28/hr8 yrs exp

Fun And Experienced Sitter! Bilingual And CPR Trained

5.0

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Hello families! I have 8 years of experience working with children. 5 years working as a Therapeutic Lead Teacher, serving at risk children, ages birth to 6. Many which had challenging behaviors, special needs, or disabilities. I taught language, communication, social, pre-academic skills, and more. I also have experience...
5.0
"Our daughter was well taken care of and had a great time with Liz! I really appreciated her communication and letting us know how the evening was going. "

Reviewed by Care member

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Leah S.


Puyallup, WA

$30/hr10 yrs exp

Nanny

5.0

(6)

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Hello there! My name is Leah and I have been a nanny for many years as well as baby sitting since I was very young. I LOVE kids. I have been a camp counselor as well as being a preschool teacher at a day care. I also have a degree in childhood development and have experience in special needs. I love reading with with them,...
5.0
"We interviewed Leah for an immediate part-time child care position because a previous nanny fell through unexpectedly. The quick timing didn't work out but Leah was really a great interview, spoke well about...

Reviewed by Aisling L.

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Hannah H.


Puyallup, WA

$15-50/hr8 yrs exp

Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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Hi there I am looking to find a position in which I can work with someone by providing genuine care and nurturing assistance with day to day living. I love meeting new people, going for walks, and listening to others life stories. :)
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Elizabeth A.


Lakewood, WA

$16-21/hr3 yrs exp

Energetic And Fun!

5.0

(1)

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Hello! My names elizabeth and i've have a little more than 3 years of experience on babysitting. I also have experience with special needs, I tutored for my high school's special education program and I volunteered for special olympics.
5.0
"Elizabeth was a short term reoccurring nanny for my infant son. She was very sweet and he immediately took to her. While we had to part ways because of schedule conflicts, I would easily recommend her for...

Reviewed by Jessica W.

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Angelina B.


Tacoma, WA

$20-25/hr7 yrs exp

Patient And Attentive Caregiver Will Put Your Kids First

5.0

(5)

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Hello! My name is Angie and I am a 39-year-old military wife and mother. Over the years, I have helped care for kids ranging from newborn to teenager. For two years, I was both Cubmaster and a den leader for Pack 23 of the Cub Scouts in San Antonio, Texas. Due to my time with the scouts, I am comfortable handling multiple...
5.0
"Angie is great with my son. Always on time and goes above and beyond what I ask of her. I'm am a single mom and when I first met her one of the first things she said is no judgment here and you got this I'm...

Reviewed by Heidi W.

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Gabrielle J.


Puyallup, WA

$20-21/hr6 yrs exp

Experienced Family Sitter

5.0

(4)

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Hi my name is Gabby! I am a PNW local and have experience with families of all ages. I love to stay active and creative but also meet the families where they need me the most. Each kid is different and I always aim to foster a safe and comfortable space. Whether you're finally going on date night or have an obligation that you...
5.0
"She was so nice and easy going. My son loved spending time with her. I will definitely be hiring her again to babysit my kids"

Reviewed by Michael R.

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Carla E.


Tacoma, WA

$15-18/hr3 yrs exp

Fun Loving Sitter.

5.0

(3)

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Summer of 2019 I worked at a summer camp for children and adults with all types of Special needs/ disabilities. I was at that camp for three months and the work was 24/7; I along with the other amazing staff, were there to give care givers and families a break, but what I quickly realized is that we were actually there to create...
5.0
"Carla was awesome with our strong-willed, deeply feeling 2 year old. She was always on time, helpful and so patient. We loved having her in a reoccurring position in our home. 10/10 would recommend. :)"

Reviewed by Lani B.

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Estella A.


Tacoma, WA

$22-25/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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Look no further, you have found your next babysitter! I am an energetic, fun, patient, and creative caregiver. I enjoy fostering your child's likes and interest and guiding them through their growth and development. I have over 10 years experience in working in child care settings. A few of those years as a behavior therapist...
5.0
"Estella is wonderful. My 3 year old had a blast and was talking about her and all they did the next morning she even took my dog out with them so she’s good with animals as well!! Very responsible, respectful,...

Reviewed by Care member

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Grace B.


Lakewood, WA

$15-23/hr7 yrs exp

4.5

(4)

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I worked as a lead teacher for ages 2-6 since September 2021. I taught them American sign language, letters, numbers, feelings, gardening skills, writing skills, social skills and much more. I love watching kids learn and grow. I worked with children ages 2-5 three times a week for 6 years at my local church. I am currently...
5.0
"We really enjoyed having Grace watch our kids while we attended an event out of town. She asked great questions to prepare for the night, making it a smooth transition. She was on time and very gracious when we...

Reviewed by Ayanna C.

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in Spanaway, WA

Zenyth S.

5.0

You have such admirable qualities as a babysitter and I am really glad I chose you Thank you so much for helping us ease the load on our shoulders. Not only have you helped us,YOU are such an incredible babysitter, I feel at ease with my decision and my kids were both really happy that you...

- Faith A.

Hanalee M.

5.0

Hana is a wonderful care provider. She is very punctual, responsible, communicative, and flexible when things don't always go according to plan. I had some surgery and she was very patient with everything, even though I had to reschedule and the medication we had to pick up wasn't ready right away....

- JP E.

Carla E.

5.0

Carla was an excellent babysitter. She came to our hotel and watched my two children. As a parent, she was a great communicator, responsive and engaging. As a babysitter, my kids found her kind, patient and engaging. I found her experience with special needs children a perfect fit for our family.

- Ben And Rebecca M.

Sydney W.

3.0

Sydney was great with our kids, they absolutely adored her. She did a great job of taking care of them. We hired Sydney 3-4 times. The last couple times we hired her, unfortunately we had issues. She cancelled on us the night before we needed her, less than 24 hours notice and then the last time she...

- Lindy J.

Jocilyn B.

5.0

I was very pleased with my son's care with Jocilyn. My work schedule is not a regular 9 to 5, so it was nice to be able depend on someone to be there for him and provide such a wonderful experience. I would definitely book her again.

- Lea K.

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Ratings for Spanaway, WA special needs caregivers listed on Care.com

Average Rating4.5 / 5

Special Needs Caregivers in Spanaway, WA are rated 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 15 reviews of the 60 listed special needs caregivers.