Plain/Clear Communication

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

Dyslexia and the University (2005)

This document, written in clear language, offers a starting point for those who want to learn more about dyslexia. The author has included information on the causes and characteristics of dyslexia and describes the dyslexic way of learning.

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2012-03-27

SmokeTalk Workbook (2003)

The SmokeTalk program, designed to increase awareness of the negative effects of tobacco use, was 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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2012-03-26

Tobacco Free Too - Student Workbook (2000)

This workbook 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.

Aimed at young people, the workbook contains information on the human body; the negative effects of tobacco; the lure of tobacco advertising; and how to support someone who is trying to quit smoking.

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2012-03-19

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

Communication Essentials: Oral Communication Skills Workshop (2008)

This presentation, designed for a workshop on oral communication, provides an overview of the subject as both a skill in itself and as one of the nine Essential Skills.

It includes lists of factors that can help or hinder communication; reasons for studying communication; pointers about culture and communication; and diagrams illustrating the complexity of group communication.

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2012-03-01

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