Cerebral Palsy Career Builders Blog

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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Teamwork Building: CP Career Builder for Elementary Students

Teamwork building for the elementary student with CP you’re mentoring sometimes gets down to the idea that people with disabilities can be takers and givers.

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Personal Brand: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Creating a personal brand is important for job seekers with cerebral palsy because it helps them and their potential employers answer three questions.

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Social Network: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Build a social network. That’s a key step the college student with cerebral palsy you’re coaching can take right now to prepare for the mainstream job market.

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Problem Solving Skills: CP Career Builder for High School Students

Here is why your high school student with cerebral palsy needs to start cultivating his or her problem solving skills.

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Cerebral Palsy Answers: Career Builders for Your Middle School Student

Here are two answers to the unasked question your middle school student could face when entering tomorrow’s workforce: "You have CP. Why should I hire you?”

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Career Information for Kids: CP Career Builder in Elementary School

Career information for kids is a cerebral palsy career builder I wish I had when I was in elementary school. It's a tool to use as a career-coaching parent.

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Salary Calculator: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Be your own best salary calculator. That’s my advice for the new job seeker with cerebral palsy (CP) you may be currently guiding as a parent, mentor or coach.

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Career Counselor: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Here’s how a career counselor can effectively guide your college student with cerebral palsy in making the transition from school to the work world.

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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 employment issues.