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Joshua L.

Male, Full-Time special needs caregiver , New Port Richey, FL
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age
28
hourly rate
$ 10 - 20
experience
10+ yrs
Has Transportation
Willing to travel 45 mi
Non-smoker
First Aid Training
CPR Certified
Comfortable with pets

Meet Joshua

I've been working with special needs children since I was a teenager. I've ran YMCA programs for them, done one on one aide work and much more. I feel it's important to be a mentor and help these kids adapt to life around them. Be patient, help them grow and be a friend.
I've been working with special needs children since I was a teenager. I've ran YMCA programs for them, done one on one aide work and much more. I feel it's important to be a mentor and help these kids adapt to life around them. Be patient, help them grow and be a friend.

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Skills & Experience

Professional Skills

CPR
First Aid Training
Special Education Credentials

Experience

Age Group - Infant
Age Group - Youth
Age Group - Teen
Age Group - Adult

Services

Bathing/Grooming/Hygiene
Behavior - Applied Behavior Analysis
Behavior - Positive Behavioral Support
Bowel Management Assistance
Brushing Protocol
Dressing Assistance
EPI Pen Injections
Feeding
Transferring/Body Lifting
Diagnoses - ADD
Diagnoses - ADHD
Diagnoses - Aspergers
Diagnoses - Autism
Diagnoses - Autism Spectrum Disorder
Diagnoses - Sensory Integration Disorder
Diagnoses - Blindness/Visual Impairment
Diagnoses - Cerebral Palsy
Diagnoses - Mobility Challenges
Diagnoses - Central Auditory Processing Disorder
Diagnoses - Cognitive Disabilities
Diagnoses - Developmental Delays
Diagnoses - Down Syndrome
Diagnoses - Dyslexia
Diagnoses - Mental Illness
Diagnoses - Speech Delay
Diagnoses - Asthma
Diagnoses - Epilepsy
Diagnoses - Food Allergies
Diagnoses - Obesity
Willing to learn new diagnoses
Other services
Errands/Shopping
Long Distance Transportation
Laundry
Meal Preparation

Education

Florida Atlantic University

2004
Other Qualifications, Certifications and Credentials
Over 50 hours of training from DCF, plus extra First AID skills taught by my firefighter father and things I've picked up over the years of working with kids.
Languages
English

Reviews

Average User Rating: Out of 2 Reviews
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Amy V. says:
As of September 2012, Josh will be working for us for 4 years and I wouldn't change a thing!! Our oldest son has been diagnosed with Asperger's and Josh has had to deal with many of his struggles. Josh does a great job helping our son when he's struggling and for that we are extremely grateful that Josh is there to help guide him.

Our youngest is OBSESSED with Josh and asks on a very regular basis, "When's...
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Posted: 10:33 PM, Jul 25, 2012 | Relationship: Joshua worked for Amy
Mary W. says:
It seems like Josh has been working for me for years now although it hasn't been quite a year yet. He has really made a huge impact on my three sons, especially my youngest who has special needs. Josh is extremely attentive and possesses all the qualities I had been looking for in a caregiver including a great amount of patience, tolerance and resourcefulness. He also has a very positive, upbeat personality... More
Posted: 09:22 PM, Aug 24, 2011 | Relationship: Joshua worked for Mary

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Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Early Morning6am-9am
Late Morning9am-12pm
Early Afternoon12pm-3pm
Late Afternoon3pm-6pm
Early Evening6pm-9pm
Late Evening9pm-12am
Overnight12am-6am
Joshua is available for: Full-Time
Joshua is available on short notice (Backup Care)
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