Easy to read materials

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

Grieving after a loss (2012)

An information brochure for adults with low English literacy

This is one in a series of 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.

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2012-02-21

What to Know When You Eat in a Restaurant (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), formerly known as the Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI).

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2012-02-13

Travel Plans (2012)

An information brochure for adults with low English literacy

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

The authors go through the steps of planning a trip, from making a budget to deciding on a mode of transportation and booking accommodation. They also list other factors the traveller should consider, like health concerns; discussing the trip with a guardian, if that is relevant; and whether a passport will be required.

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2012-02-07

Having a Baby (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) for people with low English literacy skills.

The authors discuss early signs of pregnancy; pregnancy tests; and the options of adoption and abortion. They also discuss the importance of prenatal care; what to expect when the baby is born; and how to take care of a baby.

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2012-02-07

Pregnant? You Have Choices (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 outline the options available in the case of pregnancy: keeping the baby, having the baby adopted, or having an abortion. They discuss factors that should be considered before making a decision.

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2012-02-02

Sexual health (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), formerly known as the Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI).

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2012-02-02

Recipes (2010)

This e-book is part of a series called Best of the Reader, made up of material from The Westcoast Reader, a newspaper for adults trying to improve their English reading skills.

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2012-01-17

Your Health (2013)

This e-book is part of a series called "Best of the Reader" and consists of material from The Westcoast Reader, a newspaper for adults trying to improve their English reading skills.

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2012-01-13

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