(Due to the nature of my work, my initial, phone contact is **TEXT ONLY**, and
I can call, and speak with you directly when I receieve your phone contact,
through text. My cell does not take phone calls, Please feel free to text me
I'm an experienced, independent/freelance Respite Worker (I am not an agency
worker) living and working in St. John's, and its suburbs, CBS, and Holyrood.
Compassionate, caring, and reliable, I am a professional 'experienced with
"Neuro-Diverse", exceptionally challenging children, and adults with: ASD,
ADHD, OCD, behavioural challenges, anger, and impulse control issues. I've
completed ABA (Applied Behavioural Analysis), and CPI (Crisis Prevention
Intervention, Non-Violent, Crisis Intervention training), and I have extensive
experience caring for children and adults with developmental delays,
anger/impulse control issues, brain injuries, and social and economic
I have experience working with children (in care), and I've aided children and
adults, independently, for Eastern Health-funded, clients as a "Self Directed
Babysitter", Respite Worker, and ABA Therapist. Additionally I have experience
working with school age children for the YWCA (many years), and, I've worked
with 'teens/youth with complex mental needs' for Choices For Youth. As well, I
have private experience teaching drums, and creative music making to pre-school
I have great compassion for my clients, and in caring for them I emphasize
relationship building, and working to address their primary concerns at their
personal, specific level of need, at their pace and speed, and with focus on
their interests and activity.
I work closely with parents, and various agencies and community players in an
effort to obtain the very best care, resources, and quality of life for my
Feel free to contact me via text, at: (709) 631.7193, any time day or night,
to discuss you or your loved-one's needs.
Thank you for reading!