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  • 4 years paid experience
  • Babysitter in Patterson, LA 70392

Meet Dawna

  • Early Childhood Special Education Certification
  • Comfortable with pets
  • Has a car

I am currently a special education paraprofessional, I work for the St. Mary Parish school board where I have been Commended by teachers and school principals for creative instructional activities and calm, nurturing approach that helped foster an environment conductive to student success. I'm married, I have 5 children, 3 that I actually gave birth to, 1 stepson, and 1 adopted son. I had 1 biological son who passed away 4 years ago at the age of 13. I am a strong believer in God, I am a youth leader at my church,I tutor Spanish children 2 days a week. I have had training in Crisis intervention , self –defense techniques, Strong interpersonal skills, conflict resolution skills, team-oriented, criminal law knowledge. Can manage aggressive and non-aggressive behavior through verbal and physical intervention using prescribed and approved techniques, Can provide academic functional and vocational instruction, and collect behavior data. Experienced in Read more working with special needs children as well as regular education population, gained experience assisting students with a range of disabilities and learning differences including ADD, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, dyslexia, and sown syndrome. Meets a rigorous standard of quality by passing the ParaPro assessment. Ability to work under pressure speedily and professionally. Mandated training, child supervision, creating lesson plans, friendly, compassionate, and helpful.

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Availability

  • Generally available late nights and weekends
  • Daytime care availability during summer months
  • After school care availability

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Experience

Willing to care for 3 children per sitting

$10-$15/hr

  • Infants (age 0-11 months) expand

    • Swaddling
    • Feeding
    • Changing
    • Bathing
    • Assist with setting a routine
    • Mother's helper
    • Occasional care
  • Toddlers (age 1-3)
  • Preschooler (age 4-5)
  • Pre-teen/ Teenage age (12+)
  • Special needs expand

    • Social/Emotional
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
    • Autism
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder/Pervasive Developmental Disorder/Asperger Syndrome
    • Cancer
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Delayed Speech
    • Developmental Language Disorder
    • Down Syndrome
    • Dyslexia
    • Hearing Loss
    • Juvenile Diabetes
    • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Learning Disabilities
    • Mental Illness
    • Premature Newborn
    • Sensory Integration Disorder
    • Tourette Syndrome
    • Administering Medication
    • Applied Behavior Analysis
    • Assistance With Transportation
    • Bathing
    • Bed Baths
    • Bladder and Bowel Assistance
    • Blood Glucose Testing
    • Dressing Assistance
    • Feeding Assistance
    • Feeding Tube
    • Grooming and Hygiene
    • Injection Assistance
    • Insulin Injections
    • Lifting and Transferring
    • Mobility Assistance
    • Positive Behavioral Support
    • Recreational Music or Art Therapy
    • Repositioning
    • Specific Meal Preparation (foods to avoid, etc.)

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Additional services

  • Meal Preparation
  • Laundry
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Crafts
  • Potty Training
  • Willing to run errands as needed
  • Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
  • Homework expand

    • Finishing homework
    • Checking answers
    • Studying for a test
    • Proofreading
    • Basic math
    • Elementary science
    • Earth science
    • Science
    • English
    • Essay writing
    • Social studies

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