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.
That’s what you’ll discover on the Cerebral Palsy Career Builders Blog.
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Here are four lessons I’ve learned about guidance counseling during the last 40 years. Pass them on to the job seeker you’re mentoring.
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.
Career information for kids is a cerebral palsy (CP) career builder I wish I had when I was in elementary school. Be sure to add it to your tool chest as a career-coaching parent.
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.
Consider government jobs. That’s a recommendation you may want to make in mentoring your college student with cerebral palsy.
Here is a motivation plan for your youngster with cerebral palsy who is in high school and is looking for that first part-time job.
Practice basic interpersonal communication with your youngster. How would he or she match already-accumulated experience with attributes employers seek?
Here's the big picture when you want to develop a career planning checklist with your elementary student who has cerebral palsy.