Below you will find resources taken from throughout the website that are particularly important in applying health literacy to your work.
Teaching Patients with Low Literacy Skills by Doak, Doak, & Root (1996)
The Health Literacy Environment of Hospitals and Health Centers – Partners for Action: Making Your Healthcare Facility Literacy-Friendly by R.Rudd and J.Anderson, 2006.
The Health Literacy Environment Packet: First Impressions & A Walking Interview by R. Rudd, 2010.
Health Literacy Public Health Forums: Partners for Action by R. Rudd and E. Zobel, 2005.
Plain Language Glossaries Click link to access:
Asthma:Key Words in Plain Language
Plain Talk about Arthritis and Key Words
Plain Talk about Lupus and Key Words
Arthritis: Key Words in Plain Language (written for Ireland)
Health Literacy Study Circles Click link to access:
Health Literacy in Adult Basic Education: Designing Lessons, Units, and Evaluation Plans for an Integrated Curriculum
Health Literacy Study Circles: Skills for Health Care Access and Navigation
Health Literacy Study Circles: Skills for Chronic Disease Management
Health Literacy Study Circles: Skills for Disease Prevention and Screening
- US Department of Health and Human Services, Health and Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
- US Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)