If you’ve got a kid on an IEP, here’s something you’d love to see!
It’d be great to see this before every IEP meeting:
Because your kid absolutely is amazing—with unique strengths and interests that make him or her awesome.
Because of this extraordinary, unique awesomeness—make a note in your calendar to do this:
When your kid is 15 years old, take a step to maximize his or her future potential. Have him or her take the 3 career assessments described in Chapter 13 of this book:
The career assessments recommended in Chapter 13 of this book are in a whole different league from the machine-processed ones offered to the general population at your local high school. The assessments described here will help you to identify and name your kid’s individual personality type, natural interests, and top 5 human strengths based on Gallup research.
Fantastic tools for plotting any kid’s path to a bright future!
Put these Chapter 13 career assessments together with a quality IEP—and you’ve got a winning combination. Whether that kid ends up headed to college, or to a wonderful technical school education.
What is an IEP?
An IEP is an Individualized Education Program. Learn more about IEPs here.
Ask your education professional if the assessments recommended in Chapter 13 of LAUNCH might be paid for as a part of your child’s IEP program.
LAUNCH is a reference book, so nobody reads the whole thing cover to cover.
Pick out what you need to read in it using the fast-paced, 10-minute video instructions here. (Don’t delay—LAUNCH has an entire chapter specifically for parents of kids younger than 7th grade.)
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You can see why financial advising professionals love LAUNCH, here.
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Read just one chapter of LAUNCH every 1–3 months while your child’s in middle school and high school, and you’ll know every viable strategy for debt-free college at exactly the right time to implement it.
And if your child’s already well past middle school? That’s OK; you can run to catch up. But the process of getting your kids through college debt-free goes more smoothly the earlier you start it—especially if you’re not planning to save up any money to pay for college.
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Many kids are doing two of these assessments in small groups (also called cohorts).
It’s less expensive, and from there it’s just a short hop to getting the third assessment finished and done. Learn more here.
Do you have specific questions for me about debt-free college and career for your kids?
Got a kid with a disability of any kind who’s headed to college?
See the helpful article I’ve written about the college disability services office here:
Learn about special financial aid awarded to students with even mild and moderate physical, mental, and emotional disabilities in the free article I provide here:
Because your kid is awesome—and deserves to stretch to his or her highest potential!
This free, fast-paced video training will help him or her to get there: bit.ly/easylaunchinstructions. Watch now.
Who is Jeannie Burlowski?
Jeannie is a full-time academic strategist, podcast host, and sought-after speaker for students ages 12–26, their parents, and the professionals who serve them. Her writing, speaking, and podcasting help parents set their kids up to graduate college debt-free, ready to move directly into careers they excel at and love. Her work has been featured in publications such as The Huffington Post, USA Today, Parents Magazine, and US News and World Report, and on CBS News.
Many thanks to SpeechandLanguageKids.com for creating and publicizing the IEP meme above.