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Resources

 

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Money Smart- A Financial Education Program

The Money Smart Computer-Based Instruction (CBI) is a friendly and easy to use learning tool that teaches the 10 modules of the Money Smart curriculum through a computer. www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/moneysmart/mscbi/mscbi.html

World Institute on Disability's EQUITY e-newsletter

EQUITY provides the connection between the disability and asset building communities. If you are unfamiliar with asset building, EQUITY brings you articles and information that help people with disabilities become more educated about financial issues. www.wid.org/programs/access-to-assets/equity

Disability Benefits 101: Working with a Disability in California Disability

Benefits 101 (DB101) helps workers, job seekers, and service providers understand the connections between work and benefits. www.disabilitybenefits101.org/

MyMoney.gov- U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission

MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Whether you are planning to buy a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing in your 401k, the resources on MyMoney.gov can help you do it better. www.mymoney.gov

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Find information on how to file your taxes, download forms, and get answers to frequently asked tax questions. www.irs.gov/

JobTIPS

A free program designed to help individuals with disabilities such as autism spectrum disorder explore career interests, seek and obtain employment, and successfully maintain employment. JobTIPS addresses the social and behavioral differences that might make identifying, obtaining, and keeping a job more difficult for you. Though JobTIPS is designed for direct use by individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other disabilities, this program (including all of the printables, assessments, and videos) is also suitable for delivery by teachers, family members, clinicians, mentors, and job coaches.
www.do2learn.com/JobTIPS/index.html

"Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success"

This is a collection of career development exercises and activities to help sharpen the communication and other "soft skills" of young workers, including those with disabilities. The curriculum covers communication, networking, enthusiasm and attitude, teamwork, problem-solving, critical thinking and professionalism. It was based on a survey of businesses to figure out the most important skills for young workers.
www.dol.gov/odep/topics/youth/softskills/softskills.pdf

Hands on Banking

Designed for both self-paced, individual learning and classroom use. Here are resources to help you share this fun, free, and valuable program with groups of any size in four age groups. It provides information on earning, spending, saving, credit and much more.
www.handsonbanking.org/en/instructional-resources.html

Saving Our Futures: A Financial Responsibility Program for Young People

An online curriculum that teaches young people in middle and high school about financial responsibility, and to advocate for smarter money management in their homes, communities and from elected officials. www.americaspromise.org/financialresponsibility

The Green Dot Public Schools

Offers a catch-all website containing numerous lesson plans on transition.  Their website also features transition assessment materials and includes a community resource guide and additional links to outside toolkits and curriculum. www.animopd.org/Transition_Resources.html