Disability-at-work Guides for Parents
of Youngsters with Disabilities

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Cover of Little Book 1 about self-confiden ce for parents of elementary students with CP: Father and son in swimming pool.
Cover of Little Book 2 about disabilitiy's edge: Mother and daughter (in wheelchair).

Available in eBook format on Amazon

Details About the Jim Hasse Disability-at-work Guides
for Parenting Youngsters with Disabilities

Available as Audiobooks on Audible.com

Cover of Career Book 3: "Career-readiness Strategies for Parents of High School Students with Special Needs," showing young man standing with crutches.

In this 60-minute podcast (above), parenting expert Dr. Rosina McAlpine interviews my colleague, Jessica Kleist, about six key career-readiness decisions a youngster with unexpected challenges needs to make while still in high school.

Jessica Kleist, MS. Ed., LPC-IT, is a speaker, facilitator, Professional Counselor in Training and owner of Abilities First Counseling & Empowerment Services, LLC. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Vocational Rehabilitation in 2000, her Master of Science Degree in Education in 2001 and her Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling in 2011 from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

She has had cerebral palsy since birth and says it’s “honor and privilege” to join others along the path to self-discovery through group training and one-on-one counseling.

Jessica is available as a podcast guest speaker. She's prepared to give your listeners insight into a variety of topics about how to effectively approach family dynamics so youngsters with unexpected challenges can make successful school-to-work transitions.

Cover of Career Book 2: "Career-readiness Strategies for Parents of Middle School Students with Special Needs," showing boy in wheelchair who is holding a basketball.
Cover of Career Book 3: "Career-readiness Strategies for Parents of High School Students with Special Needs," showing young man standing with crutches.

Available as Your Next Podcast Guest

Cover of Career Book 2: "Career-readiness Strategies for Parents of Middle School Students with Special Needs," showing boy in wheelchair who is holding a basketball.
Cover of Career Book 5: "Career-readiness Strategies for Parents of New Job Finders with Special Needs," showing man with Down's Syndrome at working desktop computer.

Available in eBook and Paperback formats on Amazon

Cover of Career Book 4: "Career-readiness Strategies for Parents of College Students with Special Needs," showing arm of man with crutches who is walking down a long road.
Cover of Little Book 5: "7 Transformation Stories about Disability-at-Work Issues for Parents of Young Job Finders with Cerebral Palsy," showing glum young man in wheelchair.

These four audiobooks are narrated by my colleague, Chris Chappell, a C6-7 quadriplegic. Chris is a dedicated disability advocate. From peer mentoring, to career counseling, life-coaching, to legislative crusading, Chris has been on the front lines of SCI (Spinal Cord Injury/Paralysis) advocacy for more than 15 years. In addition to his corporate career as vice president of investments at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and graduate relations coordinator at Colorado’s Craig Hospital, Chris has a successful commercial voiceover and audiobook narration business (Dublot, LLC).

JIM HASSE

Head shot of Jessica Kleist
Cover of Career Book 4: "Career-readiness Strategies for Parents of College Students with Special Needs," showing arm of man with crutches who is walking down a long road.

Fund-raising, Corporate Sponsorship Possibilities for Disability-at-work Champions

Cover of Little Book 2, "7 Transformation Stories about Disability's Edge for Parents of Middle School Students with Cerebral Palsy," showing school girl in wheelchair with her mom beside her.

Five Career-coaching eBooks for Parenting Youngsters with Special Needs

Cover of Little Book 3 about reaching out to others for parents of CP youngsters: High school girl at whiteboard.

Quick Career-insight Series of Seven eBooks for Parents of Youngsters with Cerebral Palsy

Cover of Little Book 7: "7 Transformation Stories about Disability Inclusion for Parents of Young Job Seekers with Cerebral Palsy," showing young man in wheelchair fully included in a business meeting.
Banner for audio recording: "Your Child's First Part-time Job: Six Steps to Success"

Each of the seven Little Books (above) takes about 40 minutes to read. Each illustrates and summarizes the essential career builders for a youngster’s age group – all through seven transformation stories about my personal experience as a person with cerebral palsy.

Here’s a quick and easy fund-raiser that, at the same time, provides free, valuable information to parents of youngsters with disabilities.
As a Career Development Facilitator and author of the Jim Hasse disability-at-work guides for parenting youngsters with disabilities, I'll help you recruit a sponsor for offering a set amount of one of my career-readiness books (below) for free to the people you serve. Your non-profit will receive 50 percent of the royalties for the book your sponsor distributes, on a first come/first serve basis, to your members.

Four Career-coaching Audiobooks for Parenting Youngsters with Special Needs

Cover of Career Book 1: "Career-readiness Strategies for Parents of Elementary Students with Special Needs," showing four children in graduation robes (one with crutches).

Explore the Link Between Family Dynamics and Successful School-to-Work Transitions

Each of these five paperback books (above) also takes about 40 minutes to read. Each illustrates and summarizes the essential career development strategies to follow for a youngster’s age group – all based on the road map recommended by National Career Development Guidelines and my experience as a Global Career Development Facilitator, as a person with cerebral palsy and as an individual with extensive mainstream work experience.

Cover of Little Book 4 about emotional intelligence for parents of CP youngsters in college: Young woman in wheelchair with outstretched arms on beach.
Head shot of Chris Chappell
Cover of Little Book 6: "7 Transformation Stories about Doing Well at Work for Parents of Young Job Finders with Cerebral Palsy," showing young woman in wheelchair during a business meeting.