Health Literacy Links/Resources ...
Here are some links to health literacy resources that you may find helpful in your work and research. The links are listed in alphabetical order. If you would like to suggest a link, please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACP Foundation Health Literacy Links - http://foundation.acponline.org/hl/hlresources.htm
AHRQ Literacy and Heatlh Outcomes Report - http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/epcsums/litsum.htm
AMA Foundation's "Health Literacy: Help Your Patients Understand" - www.amafoundation.org
Canadian Public Health Association's National Literacy and Health Program - www.nlhp.cpha.ca
Center on an Aging Society (articles on Health Literacy) - ihcrp.georgetown.edu/agingsociety/projects.html#literacy
Harvard School of Public Health Health Literacy Links - http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/healthliteracy/
Health Literacy Month / Helen Osborne Health Literacy Consulting - http://www.healthliteracy.com/
Institute of Medicine Health Literacy (includes link to Health Literacy: Prescription to End Confusion) - http://www.iom.edu/?id=3827&redirect=0
National Assessment of Adult Literacy 2003 (NAAL) - http://nces.ed.gov/naal/
National Institute for Literacy (NIFL) - www.nifl.gov (includes LINCSearch, the National LINCS Literacy Network, www.nifl.gov/lincs/search/search.html)
NCSALL (National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy)/World Education Publications - www.worlded.org/publications.html
New England Literacy Resource Center - www.nelrc.org
Partnership for Clear Health Communication - www.askme3.org
Plain Language.gov - http://plainlanguage.gov
Free PDF copy of Teaching Patients With Low Literacy Skills by Doak, Doak and Root - http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/healthliteracy/doak.html
Here is a list of links from NCSALL/World Ed, presented at the Second Annual IHA Health Literacy Conference, May 15-16, 2003, Anaheim, Calif.
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