Do you know if you have high blood pressure?
Are you knowledgeable about your family’s health history?
How do you know if it’s safe to take aspirin with your current medications?
Project Read focuses on helping its students achieve the goals that are important to them in their own lives, so we are very excited to introduce Health Literacy “Mini-Lessons.” There are two, topic-specific binders available in our library you may use to incorporate into your tutoring sessions.
Lessons in the “Basic Health Literacy” Binder:
- Health Professionals
- Emergency Care
- Regular Check-Ups
- Health History Forms
- Reading Labels & Measuring
- Health Insurance
Lessons included in the “Special Topics” Binder:
- Chronic Disease
- Environmental Health
- Male Reproductive Health
- Minority Women’s Health
- Female Reproductive Health
- Prenatal & Maternal Health
There are interactive videos and activities at every reading level so each Project Read student can understand how to live healthier. As always, please see the staff if you would like copies made of the lessons.