By Jim Hasse, ABC, GCDF, Disability Employment Expert
You can build the foundation for a happy, independent life that your youngster with unexpected challenges can enjoy.
To do so, you need three resources: a basic understanding of career management, the lessons I’ve learned through my experiences and what other parents recommend.
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You can make my day by posting a candid review
Enjoy my 49 short stories of agony, hope and transformation to inspire us all during this time of unexpected challenges.
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DISABLING DISABILITY: Four Weekly Online Challenges
"DISABLING DISABILITY: Mutual Mentoring for High School Students and Hiring Managers" is ready-to-go as four weekly online challenges. I'm looking for a partner to take this material to the next level. E-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Assistive Technology Devices: CP Career Builder for Middle School
Check these assistive technology devices available for impairments which may affect how well your middle school student with CP does in a future job.
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Americans with Disabilities Act: CP Career Builder for High Schoolers
High school is the time for your youngster with CP to start understanding which job interview questions can and cannot be asked under the ADA.
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Affirmative Action: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students
Here are four ways your college student with cerebral palsy can leverage disability, using personal affirmative action strategies, to build a fulfilling career.
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Problem Solving Skills: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students
High school is the right time for your youngster to look at the current needs of the job market and to plan how he or she can personally turn those unmet needs, particularly the gap between need and availability of problem solving skills, into opportunities as an eventual job seeker.
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How I Learned to Reach Out to Others as a High School Student with a Disability
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Career Outlook Information: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Middle School
Here’s a bit of career outlook information you can pass along to the middle school youngster with cerebral palsy (CP) you are mentoring as a career-coaching parent: STEM careers are hot right now. But, I need to add a caveat.
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Originally written and illustrated by Jim Hasse, ABC, GCDF, owner of Hasse Communication
Counseling, LLC, who, as a person with cerebral palsy, served for 10 years as a
vice president in a Fortune 500 company during his 29-year career in corporate
communication. He’s an Accredited Business Communicator, certified as a Global
Career Development Facilitator and author of 14 Amazon books about disability awareness and disability