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The Best Special Needs Tutors in California

155 CA private Special Needs tutors / Find the best local Special Needs tutor in CA

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Jaimen P.
35/hour

San Francisco, CA

Behavioral Therapist and Special Needs Educational Aide

I worked as a behavioral therapist for autistic and other special needs children for one year. This role involved supporting children ages 6-20 in organizational, academic, and life skills capacities in classroom and private home settings.... read more

35/hour
5.0 (2)
4 hours tutoring
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I worked as a behavioral therapist for autistic and other special needs children for one year. This role involved supporting children ages 6-20 in organizational, academic, and life skills capacities in classroom and private home settings.... read more

Joo Young P.
60/hour

Palo Alto, CA

PhD in Special Education with 10+ Years of Teaching Experience

I hold a preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. I have many years of experience teaching elementary students (K-5), including students with special needs and English Language Learner (ELL). read more

60/hour
5.0 (26)
4 hours tutoring Special Needs out of 116 hours
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I hold a preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. I have many years of experience teaching elementary students (K-5), including students with special needs and English Language Learner (ELL). read more

Leah O.
50/hour

Glendale, CA

Empowering Students with Special Needs

As a Registered Behavioral Technician I have worked with many special needs children, most regularly with students with Autism. My goal is to always provide best appropriate accommodations and modifications to all students based on their... read more

50/hour
5 hours tutoring
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As a Registered Behavioral Technician I have worked with many special needs children, most regularly with students with Autism. My goal is to always provide best appropriate accommodations and modifications to all students based on their... read more

Kristin S.
50/hour

Grass Valley, CA

Special Education Tutor

I have worked for the past 12 years as a credentialed teacher specifically with students who have special needs. The areas included in special ed are extensive and range from Orthopedically Impaired to Blindness to Deafness to Learning... read more

50/hour
5.0 (20)
95 hours tutoring
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I have worked for the past 12 years as a credentialed teacher specifically with students who have special needs. The areas included in special ed are extensive and range from Orthopedically Impaired to Blindness to Deafness to Learning... read more

Michele G.
35/hour

La Jolla, CA

Special Needs teacher of various disabilities

I have been working with students with many types of disabilities, including Down's Syndrome, since 1984. I have worked both as a teacher, teaching assistant and caretaker. I have worked with young children from the age of 3 to high school... read more

35/hour
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I have been working with students with many types of disabilities, including Down's Syndrome, since 1984. I have worked both as a teacher, teaching assistant and caretaker. I have worked with young children from the age of 3 to high school... read more

Michelle W.
65/hour

Mission Viejo, CA

Patient tutor, successful with students with special needs

I am qualified to tutor students who have ADD/ADHD based on both my education and experience. I hold a valid multiple subject teaching credential. One class dealt specifically with teaching students with special needs, including... read more

65/hour
5.0 (677)
2,793 hours tutoring
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I am qualified to tutor students who have ADD/ADHD based on both my education and experience. I hold a valid multiple subject teaching credential. One class dealt specifically with teaching students with special needs, including... read more

Shari P.
40/hour

San Diego, CA

A Very "Special" Special Education Teacher

Dear Parent, I am a special education teacher for students with learning disabilities, mild autism, ADD/ADHD, and speech and language impairments. I have been working with students in the special education field for 25 years now. I love to... read more

40/hour
4.8 (4)
8 hours tutoring
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Dear Parent, I am a special education teacher for students with learning disabilities, mild autism, ADD/ADHD, and speech and language impairments. I have been working with students in the special education field for 25 years now. I love to... read more

Gabrielle M.
65/hour

Chino Hills, CA

Research-based Programs, 30-Minute Sessions, and Free Pre-Assessments

In my 15 years of tutoring, I have worked with several students who have special needs. I use research-based programs to help students with dyslexia improve their phonemic awareness, phonics, spelling, and decoding skills. I also work... read more

65/hour
4.9 (1582)
10,440 hours tutoring
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In my 15 years of tutoring, I have worked with several students who have special needs. I use research-based programs to help students with dyslexia improve their phonemic awareness, phonics, spelling, and decoding skills. I also work... read more

Deborah H.
50/hour

San Luis Obispo, CA

Masters in Special Education with five years teaching experience.

I worked for five years as a Special Education teacher in the Philadelphia School District. I currently work in a Special Education contained classroom for first and second graders and tutor a child with special needs in the fourth grade. read more

50/hour
5.0 (1)
12 hours tutoring
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I worked for five years as a Special Education teacher in the Philadelphia School District. I currently work in a Special Education contained classroom for first and second graders and tutor a child with special needs in the fourth grade. read more

Jayne B.
45/hour

Rosamond, CA

Special Needs High School Math Teacher

As a high school math teacher I specialized in teaching students with IEPs including Autism spectrum disorder. For the past 3 years I have taught remedial math to special needs students in immersion and one-on-one classes. read more

45/hour
4.8 (23)
1 hours tutoring Special Needs out of 49 hours
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As a high school math teacher I specialized in teaching students with IEPs including Autism spectrum disorder. For the past 3 years I have taught remedial math to special needs students in immersion and one-on-one classes. read more

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