Co-Director, Center for Disability Health and Wellness
University of Michigan
Health information should be accurate, accessible and actionable, according to the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy. Plain language techniques can help with information accessibility but may not be enough. This panel discussion will examine “accessibility” and different approaches to making health information accessible to people with a range of challenges, such as very low literacy skills or disabilities.
- List at least 2 information accessibility challenges.
- Describe at least 2 methods to expand information accessibility for a specific population group.
- Explain 1 way to apply information accessibility approaches to improve health literacy.