Topic: Literacy

Zika Virus Shows Why We Need to Improve Health Communication

Feb. 26, 2016
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Health literacy is a major concern facing the U.S. health care system, and it needs to get better soon. Simple, clear communication is a necessary, but not sufficient, condition for promoting health behavior change.

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Literacy Program Expands Tutoring to 2,000 Children in Austin and Manor

Sept. 18, 2012

As the new school year begins, 2,000 Central Texas children will be building fundamental literacy skills through a partnership led by The University of Texas at Austin's ACE (A Community for Education) program. The program is expanding to reach 2,000 children in the 2012-13 school year, which is double the number of students ACE reached last year.

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Researchers Get $2.3 Million Grant to Help Bilingual First Graders Overcome Language Impairments

Oct. 20, 2010

Speech-language researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have received a $2.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to help Central Texas first graders from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds overcome language impairments.

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