Disability at Work Guides for Parents
of Youngsters with Special Needs

By Jim Hasse, ABC, GCDF, Disability Employment Expert
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These disability at work guides, all based on cerebral-palsy-career-builders.com content, are quick, rich resources for parents who seek to effectively career coach their youngsters with special needs.

This resource directory includes 100 articles and 12 guides (in eBook, paperback and audio formats) -- all listed below by age group (elementary, middle school, high school, college and young job seeker).

Disability at work parenting guides
for elementary students

ARTICLES

10 career builders which foster your youngster’s self-confidence. These include developing:

  1. Self concept (Manage Your Feelings, How to Manage Fear)

  2. Career mindedness (Motivated Moms, Motivated Kids)

  3. Decision making skills (Self Confidence Quotes, Good Skill Set)

  4. Career information gathering abilities (Visual Learning, Virtual Learning)

  5. Career path management skills (Career Planning Checklist, Career Development Skills)

10 career builders which provide opportunities to discover a personal competitive edge. These include developing:

  1. Interpersonal communication skills (Career Development Plan, Teamwork Building)

  2. Balance between work and personal time (Goal Setting for Kids, Steps to Setting a Goal)

  3. Educational and lifelong learning orientations (Problem Solving Activities, Career Choice Information)

  4. Career trend tracking abilities (Career Information for Kids, Problem Solving Training)

  5. Job marketing skills (Cerebral Palsy Movies, Developmental Milestones)

BOOKS

"7 Transformation Stories: Little Book 1 About Self-confidence for Parents of Elementary Students With Cerebral Palsy"
(available as an eBook)

"Career Book 1: 17 Career-readiness Strategies for Parents of Elementary School Students With Special Needs"
(available as an eBook and paperback)

Disability at work parenting guides
for middle school students

ARTICLES

10 career builders which foster your youngster’s self-confidence. These include developing:

10 career builders which provide opportunities to discover a personal competitive edge. These include developing:

BOOKS

"7 Transformation Stories: Little Book 2 About Disability's Edge for Parents of Middle School students With Cerebral Palsy"
(available as
an eBook and an audiobook)

"Career Book 2: 16 Career-readiness Strategies for Parents of Middle School Students With Special Needs"
(available in eBook and paperback as well as audio formats)

Disability at work parenting guides
for high school students

ARTICLES

10 career builders which foster your youngster’s self-confidence. These include developing:

  1. Self concept (Personality Test, Manage Your Emotion)

  2. Career mindedness (Resume Writing Guide, Career Information for High School)

  3. Decision making skills (Problem Solving Skills, Problem Solving Strategies)

  4. Career information gathering abilities (Employable PopulationOnline Degrees)

  5. Career path management skills (Effective Goal Setting, Resume Writing Tips)

10 career builders which provide opportunities to discover a personal competitive edge. These include developing:

  1. Interpersonal communication skills (Teamwork in the Workplace, Importance of Teamwork)

  2. Balance between work and personal time (Job Search Tips, Motivation Plan)

  3. Educational and lifelong learning orientations (Career Clusters, Career Search)

  4. Career trend tracking abilities (Discrimination Definition, Americans with Disabilities Act)

  5. Job marketing skills (Job Descriptions, Job Application)

BOOKS

"7 Transformation Stories: Little Book 3 About Reaching Out for Parents of High School Students With Cerebral Palsy"
(available as
an eBook)

"Career Book 3: 15 Career-readiness Strategies for Parents of High School Students With Special Needs"
(available in eBook and paperback as well as audio formats)

Disability at work parenting guides
for college students

ARTICLES

10 career builders which foster your youngster’s self-confidence. These include developing:

10 career builders which provide opportunities to discover a personal competitive edge. These include developing:

BOOKS

"7 Transformation Stories: Little Book 4 About Emotional Intelligence for Parents of College Students With Cerebral Palsy"
(available as
an eBook)

"Career Book 4: 15 Career-readiness Strategies for Parents of College Students With Special Needs"
(available in eBook and paperback as well as audio formats)

I also recommend 
EDsmart.org's "Winning in College: A Guide for Students with Disabilities," a guide which covers topics such as transitioning into college, recognizing the rights of students with disabilities, documenting disabilities, obtaining scholarships, choosing the right school and many other helpful resources for students with disabilities.

Disability at work parenting guides
for young job finders

ARTICLES

10 career builders which foster your young adult's self-confidence. These include developing:

10 career builders which provide opportunities to discover a personal competitive edge. These include developing:

BOOKS

"7 Transformation Stories: Little Book 5 About Disability-at-work Issues for Parents of Job Finders With Cerebral Palsy"
(available as
an eBook)

"7 Transformation Stories: Little Book 6 About Doing Well at Work for Parents of Job Finders With Cerebral Palsy"
(available as
an eBook)

"7 Transformation Stories: Little Book 7 About Disability Inclusion for Parents of Job Seekers With Cerebral Palsy"
(available as
an eBook)

"Career Book 5: 16 Career-readiness Strategies for Parents of New Job Finders With Special Needs"
(available as an eBook and a paperback)


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