Health and Literacy Compendium: an Annotated Bibliography of Print and Web-based Health Materials for Use with Limited-literacy Adults (1999)

This Compendium was written with two main goals in mind: to help literacy teachers and students find and use health information and to share literacy information and easy-to-read health materials with health professionals, community educators, and patients. It includes over 80 citations to print and Web materials available in North America that cover:
1. The links between health status and literacy status
2. How to assess and develop easy-to-read health education materials
3. How to teach health with literacy in mind, and how to teach literacy using health content
4. Background information about the literacy field and "participatory" education methodologies
5. Curricula and materials on a variety of health topics for adults with limited literacy skills
6. Bibliographies and databases of easy-to-read or multilingual health information and brochures
7. Bibliographies and databases of materials, including journal articles, about the connections between health and literacy.

For more information or a copy of this compendium, contact:

Health & Literacy Initiative
World Education
44 Farnsworth Street
Boston, MA 02210 USA
Tel: (617) 482-9485
Fax: (617) 482-0617
Email: wei@worlded.org
Website: http://www.worlded.org

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Cindy Irvine. Health and Literacy Compendium: an Annotated Bibliography of Print and Web-based Health Materials for Use with Limited-literacy Adults 1999. Web. 21 Oct. 2020 <http://healthliteracy.worlded.org/docs/comp/compendium.pdf>
Cindy Irvine (1999). Health and Literacy Compendium: an Annotated Bibliography of Print and Web-based Health Materials for Use with Limited-literacy Adults. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from http://healthliteracy.worlded.org/docs/comp/compendium.pdf
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