PEN online resources

PEN online resources

Online resources

Thank you for helping patients become informed partners in their health!


L’Association canadienne de santé publique: Service de révision en style clair et simple // Canadian Public Health Association: plain language service

 www.cpha.ca/en/pls.aspx


The Centre for literacy

 www.centreforliteracy.qc.ca 

 Plain language links 


Clear language and Design (CLAD) - Measuring Readability 

 http://clad.tccld.org/measuring-readability/

Mancko French language readability tool

 http://www.mancko.com/tests-de-lisibilite/fr/

 

CLAD Thesaurus (provides alternatives to complicated words and phrases) 

 http://clad.tccld.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/CLAD-Thesaurus.pdf

Harvard School of Public Health- Health literacy

 www.hsph.harvard.edu/healthliteracy


Northwest Territories Literacy Council (a plain language audit tool)

 www.nald.ca/library/learning/nwt/auditool/cover.htm 

PlainTrain- plain language online training program
 www.plainlanguagenetwork.org/plaintrain/

University of Minnesota Library Bio-Medical Library –

Patient level materials: creating

 www.biomed.lib.umn.edu/guides/creating-patient-education-materials

 

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