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Health Literacy

Use this guide to locate resources pertaining to health literacy, cultural and linguistic competency, and Latino health.

What is Plain Language?

Plain language is communication your audience can understand the first time they read or hear it.  Written material is in plain language if your audience can:

  1. Find what they need;
  2. Understand what they find; and
  3. Use what they find to meet their needs.

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Glossaries & Thesauri

Creating Plain Language Resources

Literacy Resources