This is an in-person event for children with intellectual or developmental disabilities and their parents/guardians to learn about money, budgeting and wants vs. needs. The content is for K-5 students, but parents of older children may choose to have their child participate. Families will join the event at their selected location and will be led through the five activities by a representative of the MS Council on Economic Education. At the end of the five activities, the parents will receive a short presentation about ABLE savings accounts.
All materials will be provided on the day of the event.
Date (you will choose one) -
JACKSON: May 15, 2021 9-11 am (limit of 30 families)
GULFPORT: May 22. 2021 -9-11 am (limit of 75 families)
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
The materials needed for the program will be provided. You can see what these materials look like at https://youtu.be/JF-Cau7gw0E
**Families should plan to remain for the entirety of the 2-hour event. Parents/Guardians MUST accompany their children.**
We look forward to seeing you on one of the dates above as we gather together for a fun morning to learn about the importance of personal finance!