Booklets

I Want a Home (2012)

An information brochure for adults with low English literacy

This booklet is part of a series developed by Vecova Centre for Disability Services and Research (Vecova), based in Calgary, Alberta, for people with low English literacy skills.

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2012-04-30

Stress (2005)

This factsheet was prepared by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

In simple language, the authors explain what stress is; situations that may lead to stress; and what a person can do to deal with stress effectively.

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2012-04-23

They Pick on Me at Work: A Workbook on Harassment in the Workplace (2007)

This document is part of a workshop on harassment developed by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

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2012-04-16

How to Prepare for an Emergency (2012)

An information brochure for adults with low English literacy

This is one in a series of easy-to-read booklets prepared by the Calgary-based Vecova Centre for Disability Services and Research (Vecova), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

The authors define an emergency and provide examples of difference types of emergencies. They explain how to make an emergency plan; how to make an emergency kit; and what to do to make the home safer.

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2012-04-10

Anxiety (2012)

An information brochure for adults with low English literacy

This booklet is part of a series developed for people with low English literacy skills.

The authors discuss the difference between anxiety and fear, and between feeling anxious upon occasion and having an anxiety disorder. They offer suggestions to help people deal with anxiety on their own and explain where to turn if those steps are not enough.

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2012-04-02

Healthy Meals: What Food Makes a Good Meal (2006)

This is one in a series of booklets prepared by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

The authors explain why good nutrition is important; what the food groups are, according to Health Canada; and what constitutes a serving. They have included a section for noting preferences from each of the food groups.

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2012-03-12

Somebody Picks on Me at Work: A Pamphlet on Harassment in the Workplace (2007)

This is one in a series of booklets prepared by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

In this booklet, the authors define harassment and bullying, noting the subtle distinction between the two. They explain what the individual, his staff, and his boss can and should do about bullying and harassment.

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2012-03-05

Keep Your Body Fit! (2007)

This is one in a series of booklets prepared by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

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2012-03-05

Alcohol Use: It is your choice! (2012)

An information brochure for adults with low English literacy

Prepared by Vecova Centre for Disability Services and Research (Vecova) in Calgary, Alberta, this booklet is part of a series designed for people with low English literacy skills.

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2012-02-27

Addictions in the Home (2012)

An information brochure for adults with low English literacy

This is one of a series of easy-to-read booklets prepared by Vecova Centre for Disability Services and Research (Vecova), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

This booklet is aimed at a disabled person whose helper may be addicted to alcohol, drugs or gambling. The authors describe the signs of addiction; how the helper’s addiction affects the disabled person; and where to go for help.

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2012-02-27

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