Tag Archives: Writing

New Health Literacy Resources

Toolkit for Making Written Material Clear and Effective http://www.cms.gov/WrittenMaterialsToolkit The Toolkit for Making Written Material Clear and Effective is a health literacy resource from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This 11-part Toolkit provides a detailed and comprehensive … Continue reading

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Plain Writing Act Passes

http://www.iowapolitics.com/index.iml?Article=212279 “Rep. Bruce Braley announced today the US Senate passed the Plain Writing Act of 2010 (H.R. 946) late Monday night. The bill requires the federal government to write documents, such as tax returns, federal college aid applications, and Veterans … Continue reading

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New NIFL Electronic Discussion List

A new NIFL electronic discussion list came online in mid-October.   . The name of the list is the Reading and Writing Skills List.     You can go to http://www.nifl.gov/mailman/listinfo/readwrite and subscribe. The list  focuses on topics such as motivation and reading/writing, … Continue reading

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Presentations of Note

This was posted on the BHIC Blog this morning.      As always, thank you Siobhan for being “on top of resources, events, etc.! Institute Of Medicine Workshop on Integrating Health Literacy in Prevention Programs Presentations from the IOM Workshop on Integrating … Continue reading

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