Practice: Strategies and Tools

This is the introduction to the practice page. Use the menu on the left to browse the subpages.

This section focuses on tools for translating research into practice. We have divided the section into the following categories for your navigation ease:

Assessing the Health Literacy Environment: resources to identify and assess literacy related barriers in healthcare environments

Assessing and Developing Health Materials: guidelines for creating, assessing and re-writing materials, a copy of the classic book by Doak, Doak and Root and access to sample materials

Participatory Materials Development: a how-to-guide and examples of photonovels with links to photovoice

Integrating Health Literacy into Adult Education: Health Literacy Study Circle Guides

Integrating Health Literacy into Professional Education: graduate school syllabi

Partners for Action: resources for developing community and state-based action plans

Workshop Facilitator Guides-tools for health literacy workshop facilitators to implement the Eliminating Barriers-Increasing Access Workshop Series