Money management for adults with learning disabilities worksheet

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What is the theory behind Money management for adults with learning disabilities worksheet?

Adults with Learning Difficulties can struggle with financial management skills due to the complexity of available financial information. They can improve these skills by planning and budgeting their finances in simplified, written form. This can contribute to increased financial independence and help them develop a sense of mastery in this area.

How will the worksheet help?

This worksheet will help the adults with learning disabilities to keep track of their expenses in their budget. It will facilitate evaluating what the necessities are and what the impulse purchases are. 

How to use this worksheet?

The budget chart below contains a non-exhaustive list of items usually purchased by families on a monthly basis. These items exclude basic needs (food, shelter, clothing etc). Help your client figure out what items they consider as their needs and wants? They can calculate their monthly cost and subtract it from the total budget to get the idea of where they spent money.  Feel free to add to the list.

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