Health Literacy

What is health literacy?

Although not specifically addressed in the IALS or IALS, health literacy is another area of literacy that has been studied.

What is health literacy?



Helping people navigate health care

screen-shot-2016-01-05-at-2-52-55-pmHelping health care workers to recognize and respond to people with low literacy

The Health Booklet, a tool produced in French and English to help people with low literacy, is a quick reference on various health related topics (resources, preparation for medical visits, health rights, reading dosages, etc.).

Copies of the booklet are currently being distributed.  If you would like a copy please contact the YLC office:

(450) 263-7503 or