From the Plain Language Action and Information Network, provides an overview of the plain language movement and includes guidelines for creating plain language materials as well and tools for trainers.
Health literacy resource from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) provides a detailed and comprehensive set of tools to help make written material in printed formats easier for people to read, understand, and use.
Toolkit designed to help health care providers learn to use teach-back to support patients and families throughout the care continuum; combines health literacy principles of plain language, using teach-back to confirm understanding, and behavior change principles of coaching.
Ask Me 3® is an educational program developed by Institute for Healthcare Improvement / National Patient Safety Foundation that encourages patients and families to ask three specific questions of their providers to better understand their health conditions and what they need to do to stay healthy. Requires free registration to access complimentary material.