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240 special needs caregivers are listed in Tampa, FL

The average rate is $18/hr as of May 2024

The average experience for nearby special needs caregivers is 5 years

Special needs caregivers in Tampa, FL

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Maryann A.


Tampa, FL

$21/hr10 yrs exp

Special Needs

5.0

(2)

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I love caring for others that began over 30 years ago as I started volunteering with the American Red Cross at 13 as a Mother's helper here in Tampa then became a volunteer Candystriper then a CNA/HHA here in Tampa, Florida. Medwaiver caregiver for the state of Florida APD Aging and Disabled Veteran Affairs Provider I hold a...
5.0
"Maryann helped my family with pet care and babysitting. My son was around 4 at the time and loved her very much. She's amazing and always had fun projects with him, like baking and decorating cookies."

Reviewed by Megan H.

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Emma M.


Tampa, FL

$18-28/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hello! My name is Emma. I am punctual caring and love working with kids. I have 10 years experience with all different ages and family's and with special needs .
5.0
"Emma is sweet, caring and a wonderful sitter/nanny with our teen son with special needs and our other 2 children! The kids love her and we can’t wait to work with her again. "

Reviewed by Care member

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Sharon B.


Tampa, FL

$18/hr10 yrs exp

Direct Care Professional

5.0

(1)

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I've worked as a Direct Care Provider, providing individuals in our communities with the learning tools and knowledge to becoming more independent, for over 10 years. I provided services to the communities in the Treasure Coast and West Palm Beach Areas, and now new to Tampa area I wish to continue teaching the value of...
5.0
"Sharon treated my special needs teen with love & respect from day one, and what a difference that makes when looking for quality care."

Reviewed by Nicole P.

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Quinn B.


Tampa, FL

$10-15/hr1 yrs exp

Part-time Caregiver

3.7

(3)

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I helped care for my cousin with a terminal illness, she had a seizure disorder, and a g-tube. I took care of a child with autism during the summer of 2017. Ive grown up around children with special needs, and I plan to pursue pediatrics when I graduate Nursing school.
5.0
"Dependable and very punctual, good with the kids!"

Reviewed by Gillian W.

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Aleia L.


Tampa, FL

$25-35/hr5 yrs exp

Occupational Therapy Assistant - Happy To Help

5.0

(1)

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I am currently a licensed and certified occupational therapy assistant with a flexible schedule, looking to help assist people with self-care, provide support in the home with errands and chores, or providing a break for full time caregivers and families.
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Tiani R.


Tampa, FL

$20-35/hr8 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hello it's nice to meet you. I have been a childcare provider for over 10 years. I have hands on experience as well a certified training in all types of special needs. I have studied and trained how to handle many different situations when caring for someone with specials needs. As it's very important to give your undivided...
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Juliette V.


Tampa, FL

$10-20/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hi! I am attend University & am on the rowing team. In high school, I played tennis & lacrosse. I am originally from Upstate NY, then lived in southern Indiana for Junior & Senior year of HS, and now my family lives in Englewood. In high school, I helped/taught children with autism ages 6-12 how to play tennis. During the summer...
5.0
"She tutored my 14 y/o daughter. She was great!!"

Reviewed by Michael K.

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Allison M.


Tampa, FL

$10-15/hr10 yrs exp

Part Time Caregiver- Compassionate And Reliable

5.0

(1)

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I have extensive experience caring for people with developmental disabilities. I have a Behavior Specialist certification and have worked with Behavior Analysts. I am consistent and reliable which is a must for children with special needs.
5.0
"Allison is always cheerful, helpful and trustworthy. She is very caring towards my daughter and I can depend on her to make good decisions. She works well with others, is flexible in her approach and is willing...

Reviewed by Laurie W.

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Tiani R.


Tampa, FL

$25-35/hr10 yrs exp

Reliable, Loving Nanny And Babysitter

4.9

(9)

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I have over 10 years experience as a nanny and former preschool teacher. I'm the oldest child out of 8 siblings. As well as being a mother myself. I have an all in one professional and personal experience being a parent, teacher, nanny and babysitter. I have college education in early childhood development and education. I'm...
5.0
"Tiani did a great job with my three boys. They really liked her a lot. I would definitely recommend her and would use her again!"

Reviewed by Care member

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Alexis S.


Tampa, FL

$46/hr9 yrs exp

Child Care Provider/Babysitter

5.0

(2)

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I have 12 years of experience working with children of all ages, from infant to 13 years old. I started out as a youth leader at a children's summer camp and volunteered at a women and children's shelter where I took care of the childcare and made meals for them. I worked in the nursery in church, and have worked as a nanny for...
5.0
"Alexis has been there for me a number of times for short notice/back up care. It has been a great feeling that when I needed her she was there. I could depend on her. She kept the kids busy with activities...

Reviewed by Carrie C.

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Kennedy M.


Tampa, FL

$30-40/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Nanny, Personal Assistant, And Household Manager In South Tampa

5.0

(1)

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Hi there! I'm Kennedy, and I'm looking for a full-time nanny, personal assistant, and/or house manager position in the South Tampa area, starting as soon as possible. I have just about 10 years of experience as a nanny, personal assistant, and household manager. I have experience with children of all ages (newborn to 10+ years...
5.0
"Kennedy was a nanny for my two kids (one boy age 4 and one girl age 6 when she started) when she was in high school. For being only 14 when she started with us, she was extremely responsible and trustworthy,...

Reviewed by Haylei P.

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Janel A.


Tampa, FL

$25-35/hr8 yrs exp

Caring And Hands On Sitter

5.0

(2)

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Degree in Science of. Occupational Therapy Assistant. Passion to work with all ages and I have eight years experience care taking for toddlers up to young teenage years. This includes special needs and newborns. I am able to help with school work, light housekeeping, transportation and animals. I am a Non-smoker, fully Covid...
5.0
"Janel is very dependable and is very helpful!"

Reviewed by Kristin P.

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Stephanie S.


Tampa, FL

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Nannying/Babysitting

5.0

(1)

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I have been babysitting and nannying for the last 11 years. I have experience with anywhere from one to seven children and have worked with families that have children with special needs (autism and intellectual and physical disabilities). I love children and really pride myself on being present and encouraging with them. I can...
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Lauren G.


Tampa, FL

$10-15/hr8 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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CPR certified. Currently an Elementary Education Bachelors student, graduating December 2023. 8 years experience with children ranging from newborn to age 12, including those with special needs. Love doing crafts, playing outdoors, and baking with the kids! Energetic, always on time, and very patient. Available weeknights 4 and...
5.0
"Lauren took care of our little guy for just over 9 months. When she moved away, she gave ample notice and we were sad to see her go. She was great with our guy at helping him play, grow, and just be a kid....

Reviewed by Michael B.

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Samantha G.


Tampa, FL

$25-28/hr10 yrs exp

3.0

(1)

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Hello my name is Samantha. I am 32 years old. I have worked at a daycare center and preschool since 2010. I have been a teacher for infants, toddlers and preschool aged children. Prior to the daycare, I worked with elementary age students at an after-school program. I have extensive nannying experience for children I cared for...
3.0
"I am updating my original review. Samantha did reach out to me after reading my review below. She explained the situation in a professional and courteous manner. *** We were excited to meet Samantha and had...

Reviewed by Betty P.

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Arlene P.


Tampa, FL

$20/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(3)

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I have raised 2 children of my own and cared for many, ranging from newborn up to 10 years. I am currently raising my 12-year-old granddaughter who has been residing with me since she was 6 months old. I have also assisted raising my other four grandchildren ages 3-12. I love children and love to spoil them. I am willing to...
5.0
"Arlene goes above and beyond to provide a safe and stable environment for her clients. When she is employed she quickly becomes apart of your family because of the level of car she provides. I have witnessed...

Reviewed by Keishianna P.

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Emma M.


Tampa, FL

$28/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(3)

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Hello! I'm Emma. I have been nannying for 10 years. I am CPR and first aid trained. I have taken 2 child care courses and a special needs childcare course. I have experience working with children ages 2mo- 12yrs old. I love playing games, reading, outdoor activities, arts and crafts, cooking and being active. I absolutely love...
5.0
"Emma is very good with children and is overall a very trustworthy person. She bonds with children very easily and always knows how to keep them happy."

Reviewed by Jessica N.

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Deyaneris P.


Tampa, FL

$20/hr5 yrs exp

5.0

(5)

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I am looking for a nanny position, I don't have a preference in full time or part time. I have 5 years of experience with children of all ages, as well as some special needs experience. I am CPR certified, within the last year, as well as first aid trained. I have early childhood development certifications since I worked at a...
5.0
"Deyaneris was a super sweet and professional girl. She took great care of my two girls. I’ve had her as a sitter for almost two years now. She is always who I go to when I am in need of care for my babies. My...

Reviewed by Care member

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Lisa D.


Tampa, FL

$15-20/hr5 yrs exp

Currently Working PT With Two Families For The Past Five Years

5.0

(2)

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Hello, I was a foster parent for two years. I fostered four children for months at a time & several for short periods of time. 10 year boy, 9-year-old girl & two brothers, ages 3 & 5. I had other children of various ages for shorter periods of time. I used to volunteer for a respite program that ministered to families with...
5.0
"Kindest women with great skills with children. Lisa is outdoorsy and loves playing and interacting with the children. She always will get the job done. "

Reviewed by Meda O.

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Dee R.


Tampa, FL

$10-20/hr10 yrs exp

Evening Or Weekends Babysitter

5.0

(3)

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I have over 10 years experience with children ages 0 to 16 I also have worked with special need children as well. I am a VPK teacher at a private preschool during the day. I have my CDA in early childhood. I also have my CPR, first aid. Also have my fingerprints and background check through my school. I have no problem providing...
5.0
"Dee is very polite and timely. She is excellent with my son and keeps my house clean as well. My son loves her because she takes the time to get to know him and play fun learning games with him. She follows all...

Reviewed by Jasmine M.

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Recent special needs caregiver reviews in Tampa, FL

Maryann A.

5.0

Maryann helped my family with pet care and babysitting. My son was around 4 at the time and loved her very much. She's amazing and always had fun projects with him, like baking and decorating cookies.

- Megan H.

Emma M.

5.0

Emma is sweet, caring and a wonderful sitter/nanny with our teen son with special needs and our other 2 children! The kids love her and we can’t wait to work with her again.

- Care member

Sharon B.

5.0

Sharon treated my special needs teen with love & respect from day one, and what a difference that makes when looking for quality care.

- Nicole P.

Quinn B.

5.0

Dependable and very punctual, good with the kids!

- Gillian W.

Juliette V.

5.0

She tutored my 14 y/o daughter. She was great!!

- Michael K.

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

Average Rating4.7 / 5

Special Needs Caregivers in Tampa, FL are rated 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 126 reviews of the 240 listed special needs caregivers.