Tag Archives: English as a foreign or second language

New Health Literacy Resources

This list of new health literacy resources was posted on the BHIC Blog.   Picture Stories for Adult ESL Health Literacy http://www.cal.org/caela/esl_resources/Health/healthindex.html The picture stories were made with overworked teachers in under-resourced programs firmly in mind.   They are deliberately simple … Continue reading

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Keys to Safety Campaign and Free Materials

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy Listserv.   http://www.proliteracy.org/keystosafety/ “Through May 2011, ProLiteracy is sponsoring the Keys to Safety Campaign, a national effort that promotes fire prevention and home safety education through local adult education and literacy programs. ProLiteracy … Continue reading

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LEP and Non-English Resources

Civil Rights for Those with Limited English Proficiency http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/civilrights/resources/specialtopics/lep/index.html This section includes documents pertaining to persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP). This means persons who are unable to communicate effectively in English because their primary language is not English and … Continue reading

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STAYING HEALTHY: Health Literacy Curriculum and Resources for ESOL

Date: Dec. 16, 2010 Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Location: Online! All you need is an Internet connection and speakers Description: Learn how to integrate health literacy into high beginning and low intermediate level Adult ESOL instruction. Increase health … Continue reading

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Call for Articles in Journal of Health Communication: “Advancing Health Literacy Research”

“The Journal of Health Communication is accepting manuscripts for a 2011 special issue called “Advancing Health Literacy Research”.  They are seeking original manuscripts that present empirical research in the field of health literacy.  The deadline for manuscript submission is Jan. … Continue reading

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Several Health Literacy Workshops Hosted by the Florida Literacy Coalition Coming Up!

Several training opportunities have been posted by Naomi Soto; Health Literacy Program Coordinator; Florida Literacy Coalition.     If you are in the Tallahassee area, one is a two-part session.   The other two offerings are virtual. “The Florida Literacy Coalition is … Continue reading

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