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Child Care for Children with Special Needs

If you or someone you know is in need of assistance with child care there is help available. A-1 Domestic Professional Services / A-1 Nannies / A-1 Caregivers is a member of the National Care Planning Council (NCPC) and can provide experienced and loving Nannies and Mother’s Helpers who understand and are trained to assist you in caring for your Special Needs Child. All Babysitters, Nannies, or Mother’s Helpers are Experienced, Qualified, and have undergone extensive background checks. We can provide assistance Part Time, Full Time, Short or Long Term Placements for Live-In or Live-Out positions and guarantee professional service at the most affordable prices. Call to receive information on how we can help with your Special Needs Child.


  • Face to face interviews with all child care providers before they are referred or
         placed with customers
  • Criminal Background Check & DMV Check
  • CPR Training & First Aid Training
  • Tuberculosis Tested
  • Verifiable References & Work Experience

In-Home Child Care Steps Up to Meet a Parent’s Challenge

In today’s chaotic world the stress of raising your child is unbelievable. The need to supply a warm and loving environment while working long hours to maintain the cost of living. The pressure to provide your child, this wonderful human being totally dependent on you, with as many opportunities to learn and grow into the special person you want them to become.

There are so many things that can threaten your child’s welfare. Everything from physical harm to moral jeopardy is endangering the innocence of our children. There are predators on-line, bullies at school and even improper content on television shows at home. Keeping your family safe is a constant battle.

Special Needs Care
A-1 Nannies provides experienced Child Care providers for special need children.

Now imagine if your child had Special Needs. How much more stress would you feel? How much more pressure could you cope with to provide for and to protect your child? And if you are a single parent, is it even possible to succeed?

Fortunately, A-1 Domestic Professional Services, A-1 Home Care & A-1 Nannies is here to help. We have Child Care Providers specially trained in ADHD, Autism, Down Syndrome, Dyslexia and CAPD. Assisting your child with daily activities and allowing them to be independent is not a challenge you have to face alone. Call now to let us help.

Helpful Information for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Every day is a challenge for Special Needs children and their families. There are so many different illnesses and conditions covered under the term “Special Needs” that determining your child’s particular diagnosis is itself an overwhelming obstacle. The following breakdown and explanation of the various categories of Special Needs conditions and syndromes may be helpful.


This includes such conditions as ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder) and Tourette’s is a neurological disorder causing repetitive, involuntary movements and vocalizations. There are also children who have ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder) which causes the child to become excessively non-compliant and aggressive. Children diagnosed with ODD are unresponsive to traditional discipline. Parents can attend formal parent training programs to learn successful strategies to manage and motivate their child.


Autism affects a child’s social interaction, language skills and behavior. While a diagnosis of Down Syndrome or mental retardation is devastating to parents, our understanding has grown substantially and there are several resources available for assistance and information. Children with these conditions can lead full and happy lives, attend school, and eventually marry and have families of their own.


Dyslexia can cause self-esteem and behavioral problems and requires special learning techniques. It’s important for parents and teachers to work together with the child to achieve a successful outcome. Children with Central Auditory Processing Disorder have trouble paying attention, remembering verbal instructions and following multi-step directions when given orally. They perform tasks much better in quiet environments and with written or visual instruction.


Medical ailments can include diabetes, cancer, heart defects, asthma, epilepsy or seizure disorders, vision or hearing impaired children, and various food allergies. Each has its own risks and limitations and all proper care must be provided with the assistance of appropriate doctor care.

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