This is a virtual event for children with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and their parents/guardians to learn about personal finance, entrepreneurship and economics while practicing reading skills. Families will join the event via Zoom and will be led through the lessons and activities by a representative of the MS Council on Economic Education. Student participants will be given a $25 gift card upon successful completion of the program as well as the opportunity to open an ABLE savings account.
The materials for the event will be provided in advance via mail. The materials include a backpack, copy of the Danny Dollar Millionaire Extraordinaire: Lemonade Escapade book and a finger popper fidget toy.
Programs are taught on Thursdays for 6 weeks for one hour each.
Location-Virtual using Zoom (the link to join will be provided after the family has registered for the event)
The materials needed for the program will be mailed to the child's home in advance of the program.
**Parents are encouraged to accompany their child for the duration of the event.**
We look forward to seeing you as we gather together to learn about the importance of personal finance!