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86 special needs caregivers are listed in Tacoma, WA

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

The average experience for nearby special needs caregivers is 6 years

Special needs caregivers in Tacoma, WA

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Glenvette B.


Tacoma, WA

$30/hr6 yrs exp

Dependable Personal Care Assistant. Child Care Provider/Assistant Adult/Senior Care

4.7

(3)

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I've worked with children and adults requiring "special needs" care. I have also cared for adult/senior & elderly clients. I am currently contracted with WA State DSHS Home/Community Services accepting new clients. I have a deep compassion for people and enjoy caring for people needing companionship, assistance and care. I also...

Recent review:

5.0
Sherell has cared for my daughter since she was a baby. She is now 7 years old and has learned and grown so much under the care of Sherell.

Reviewed by Quiana 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...

Recent review:

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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Anne K.


Tacoma, WA

$30-41/hr6 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Experienced and reliable caregiver with five years of experience. I have gained skills and knowledge in providing care to elderly and people with special needs. My in-home care services come highly recommended by my clients and their families.
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Kylie T.


Tacoma, WA

$30/hr10 yrs exp

4.3

(4)

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My greatest passion in life is caring for and educating children. I was a nanny for several families for over 10 years, spent 17 years as a high school French teacher, and am a step mom to five kids. I am excited to dedicate my passion to the right family full or part time. I have experience with children of all ages from...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Kylie is a terrific childcare professional. She communicates clearly, is kind, and shares in our child's interests. She is a responsible and safe driver. We are grateful to have found Kylie.

Reviewed by Gabrielle P.

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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...

Recent reviews:

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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Patricia T.


Tacoma, WA

$18-25/hr3 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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I have 3 years of experience being a nanny. I am a mom of 3 grown kids. I have 15 years experience in the medical field, including special needs children. I am creative and enjoy the outdoors. I can help with Light Housekeeping and Laundry.

Recent review:

5.0
My son took to Patty right away, as did our dog. She was on time and ready to play. How much she works with kids really shows and that really put us at ease. We will be calling her again!

Reviewed by Care member

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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...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Carla is an amazing caregiver. She is reliable, always on time and caring for my special needs boy.

Reviewed by Paola M.

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Stephanie G.


Tacoma, WA

$16-22/hr10 yrs exp

Love, Laughter And Learning

5.0

(1)

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I have been a childcare provider my entire life. I have extensive experience, knowledge and education in the field. I've gone from raising up my own 4 children (now grown) while watching children in my home to being a teachers assistant in preschools, to now a private nanny. I've done it all and I've enjoyed every second of it....

Recent review:

5.0
She was amazing to my family. She is sorely missed. She always went above and beyond for my kids and is an amazing part of my family. Hire her! :)

Reviewed by Amanda T.

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Amy B.


Tacoma, WA

$20-50/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(9)

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From the first smile to the last diaper and beyond, I've been there and enjoyed every minute of it. As every child is unique in their needs and abilities, my goal is to understand what those are and to create a fun-loving, nurturing environment where they are comfortable to develop in life through exploration, play and...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Amy is wonderful! She made watching our 1 year old son easy from the first communication we had with her and beyond. She is prompt, responsive and engaged well with our son (despite his teething). We highly...

Reviewed by Emily W.

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Leah B.


Tacoma, WA

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Very Experienced Nanny And Family Assistant

5.0

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Hi there! I have a ton of experience with children; I have three grown and I've been nanny to 20+ children over the years. I taught three children to read at very young ages. In addition, I home-schooled two children for three years and was a Substitute and Special Needs Teacher in International Schools. I'm also TEFL certified...

Recent review:

5.0
Leah was wonderful with our son! From the moment she started, it was obviously she had a lot of experience with children. She did a great job of handling all the energy a toddler has by having a slate of fun...

Reviewed by Stephanie S.

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Amanda F.


Tacoma, WA

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Special Needs Nanny

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I have worked with developmentally delayed children and children on various ends of the autism spectrum. I have training in educating children with the Rapid Prompting Method, which works extraordinarily well for children who are non-verbal and/or have autism.
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Josephine M.


Tacoma, WA

$30-50/hr10 yrs exp

Over 21 Years Experience With Special Needs Individuals.

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I have a keen interest in interacting and caring for people with various disabilities. I have spent a big part of my employment history taking care of people. I have served in many capacities in this field. Please give me a chance to share my skills and experience while I take care of you or your family member.
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Theresa C.


Tacoma, WA

$25-27/hr10 yrs exp

Special Needs

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I have worked with special needs as a daycare owner. Also as a private nanny as a little girl w feeding tube.
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Regina B.


Tacoma, WA

$20-40/hr10 yrs exp

Special Needs

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I have over 20 years of experience in taking care of people love ones. I have owned my own elderly care company, expanded into the MRDD side to broaden my horizon's in the special needs field as a Habilitation Technician. Then I was promoted to manage a Residential Alternative Family Living Home. I have a lot of hands on in...
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Molly N.


Tacoma, WA

$20/hr5 yrs exp

Special Needs Care Provider

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Hello, my name is Molly and I've been active in this field for 5 years! Most of my experience working with the disability community involves working at an overnight camp for people of all ages and abilities. These campers ranged from 6-70 years old, with an equally wide range of physical and developmental disabilities. I...
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Micah I.


Tacoma, WA

$16-21/hr1 yrs exp

Full-/Part -Time Special Needs Provider, Nanny, Babysitter And Tutor

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My little brother was born with Down Syndrome and later on in life was also diagnosed with autism. I have acted as my brother's personal assistant for most of his life. I have personally experienced the demands and hardships of providing personal care for a handicapped individual, yet I also believe that getting to know these...
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Skye D.


Tacoma, WA

$26-40/hr7 yrs exp

Special Needs Nanny Looking For Summer Job

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Special Needs Nanny Looking For Summer Job Hello! My name is Skye and I am currently looking for work while I am home from school. More information can be discussed upon interview.
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Calvin N.


Tacoma, WA

$26-40/hr2 yrs exp

Special Need Caregiver

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As I sit down to pen down the chapters of my life, I am filled with a sense of humility and gratitude for the experiences that have shaped me into the caregiver I am today. Each encounter with a client with special needs has been a lesson in empathy, resilience, and unconditional love. This is the story of my journey as a...
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Blair M.


Tacoma, WA

$30-50/hr8 yrs exp

Experienced Educator

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I have 8+ years of experience working with children including in two school districts, a Behavior clinic, and with many families. I have worked with children of all ages from 4 months - 18 years but I am most passionate about working with littles and elementary ages. I was included in a family as a nanny for an infant between...
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Kelsha L.


Tacoma, WA

$17-22/hr10 yrs exp

Creative And Fun

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I have 10 years of experience. I can help with Stimming Attendance and basic Sign Language. I am a Certified Behavior Technician in my Masters program for ABA and have a Bachelor's in Behavioral Science. I have raised two children one of whom has autism and I have been working with children over 20 years of all ages and...

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in Tacoma, WA

Glenvette B.

5.0

Sherell has cared for my daughter since she was a baby. She is now 7 years old and has learned and grown so much under the care of Sherell.

- Quiana M.

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.

Kylie T.

5.0

Kylie is a terrific childcare professional. She communicates clearly, is kind, and shares in our child's interests. She is a responsible and safe driver. We are grateful to have found Kylie.

- Gabrielle P.

Estella A.

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, and sent pictures (I loved that)!!! Definitely going to keep going to Estella for all my...

- Care member

Patricia T.

5.0

My son took to Patty right away, as did our dog. She was on time and ready to play. How much she works with kids really shows and that really put us at ease. We will be calling her again!

- Care member

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

Average Rating4.8 / 5

Special Needs Caregivers in Tacoma, WA are rated 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 33 reviews of the 86 listed special needs caregivers.