Schools

Health literacy skills start early in life and are part of the process of caring for and educating children, adolescents and young adults. All children should graduate with health literacy skills that will help them lead healthier lives. The resources on this page can help care providers and educators recognize and respond to children’s (and family members’) health information and communication needs. The resources may also help other individuals and organizations identify common interests and opportunities to work with care providers and educators.

Early Childhood

For more information, please review the complete text of Goal 3 pdf icon[666 KB, 73 Pages]external icon in the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy. See: Section 3, Goal 3.

K-12 and University

For more information, please review the complete text of Goal 3 pdf icon[666 KB, 73 Pages]external icon in the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy. See: Section 3, Goal 3.

 

Page last reviewed: October 22, 2019