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Learn money skills with Dollars and Cents app

Teaching students with special needs about money can be challenging.  Luckily there are apps like Attainment’s Dollars & Cents to help with these 3 money skills: Spending Money, Counting Coins, and Making Change.

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According to the app’s description:

“Dollars and Cents is a great way to integrate functional activities into your math curriculum.  It’s ideal for adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities, including autism…”

Here are the different skills broken down:

  1. Spending Money: students shop for items and pay for them with computer cash, using the exact amount or the next-dollar approach
  2. Counting Coins features 4 different activities: naming, matching, sorting, and vending machine
  3. Making Change: the most advanced program, students function as store clerks, entering purchases and giving back change

Overview of Dollars and Cents:

  • Realistic graphics
  • Age-neutral content
  • Easy-to-use interface
  • Speech supports
  • Unified management system
  • Select coins and bills for each user
  • Choose between U.S. and Canadian currency
  • Access Dollars and Cents with single or two-switch scanning
  • There is a lite/free version with limited features or you can purchase a subscription to unlock every feature

Click here to learn more!

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