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  • Family Health and Literacy
    This guide has a section called "Collaborating with Health Organizations", which discusses the value of adult literacy programs partnering with health organizations. It also has ideas on how literacy and health partners can find each other, and tips on preparing a guest speaker to talk with literacy students.
    http://www.lincs.worlded.org/docs/family/index.htm

  • Healthy Relationships: A Guide to Forming Partnerships Between Health Care Providers and Adult Education Programs
    This short guide describes how the Literacy Assistance Center and its partners developed their collaborative initiatives.
    http://www.lacnyc.org/resources/healthlit/Health.pdf

  • What is Health Literacy?
    This article by Andres Muro gives an overview of health literacy from the perspective of adult literacy educators and learners. It includes information on why adult literacy programs are good partners and how to form collaborations between literacy and health programs.
    http://www.lincs.worlded.org/muro.htm

 


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