Webinar on How to Develop an Effective Financial Literacy Program for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

Please register for How to Develop an Effective Financial Literacy Program for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

on Sep 26, 2013 2:00 PM EDT at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5684747047999006721

Financial education fosters financial stability for individuals, families, and entire communities, including those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. As more people with I/DD are living self-determined lives, it is critically important that they, and those who care for them, are equipped with strategies that provide financial knowledge, skills and resources so that they can manage and use their money to achieve both short and long-term goals to become economically self-sufficient. Having such skills improves financial health and well-being.

The webinar panelists will discuss:

The Five Core Capabilities of Financial Literacy, tools for a self-determined financial life
– Neil Ellington, Consumer Education Services

Successful Strategies in Creating a Financial Literacy Program for Persons with Developmental Disabilities- This portion of the webinar will offer tips, tools and resources on how to create a financial literacy program for persons with developmental disabilities.
– Michael Roush, National Disabilities Institute

Individual and Family Perspectives
– Katie Arnold, Sibling Leadership Network
– Ricardo Thornton, Member District of Columbia DD Council and Self-Advocate

The DD Council View
– Holly Riddle, Shayna Simpson-Hall, North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities

Next Steps – Brief Discussion on continuing activities that recognize the importance of financial empowerment as a core service for DD Councils and critical need for Individuals with I/DD and family members and caregivers
– Donna Meltzer, National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities

This webinar will be captioned.
For assistance with accessibility please contact Pam Riley 919-785-0725 ext 6069 or priley@mycesi.org

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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