A Family’s Health Guide to Learning Disabilities
A great site to learn about learning disabilities.
Health Literacy Resources
Health Care Excel, is great information source about how to read and write medical information in plain English. You can directly download a copy of the Health Literacy and Plain Language Resource Guide (pdf) here.
Literacy Information and Communications System (LINCS)
LINCS is a national dissemination and professional development system, providing information on literacy research, practice, and resources.
LiteracyNet Learning Resources
This site offers news stories on a variety of topics that have been rewritten for adult learners. The site includes video to accompany the stories, as well as vocabulary questions, comprehension questions, and links to sites that can provide more information about the topic.
Click the small red speaker icon beside the word entry for a correct pronunciation of the word. Great site for anyone who wants to sign up for a word of the day.
ProLiteracy Worldwide has a great tutor resource room! Of particular interest is a report by Proliteracy America regarding the state of adult literacy problems and how adult literacy programs can produce positive outcomes.
Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) — A National Test for High School Equivalency
The Test Assessing Secondary Completion™ (TASC™) is a state-of-the-art and affordable national high school equivalency assessment, accessible to the approximately 40 million adults in the U.S. who have not graduated from high school or obtained an equivalency diploma. This is the test approved for Indiana starting January 2014.