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Mom Autism Money

Mar 28, 2023

On top of completely changing the trajectory of an entire industry by bettering animal welfare in corporately-owned settings, Temple Grandin is also a huge financial literacy advocate. And today, she’s joining us to talk about the best way to teach financial literacy skills to your Autistic child.

We’ll talk about an array of different topics including:

·     Managing an allowance.

·        Transforming money from an abstract concept into something more concrete and real.

·        Teaching kids how to save.

·        Teaching kids (and ourselves) about investing.

·        Teaching kids about debt.

·        Digital banking and debit cards for kids.

Press play to start educating yourself – money skills are important for our children!


Read Temple’s Books:


Learn more about Temple’s work at Colorado State University:


Go back and listen to the interview with ASAN’s Legal Director on Supported Decision Making vs Guardianship, and why establishing as much independence for your Autistic child as possible is imperative:


Roundup of best kids’ checking accounts from The College Investor:


Read The Simple Path to Wealth:


Full episode transcript: