National Institute for Literacy; The National Institute for Child Health and Human Development; The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Vocational and Adult Education; National Institutes of Health
CE Credit: 2 Hours
Learning Level: Introductory
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Disclosure: No commercial support was received for this CE activity.
The National Institute for Literacy is a federally-funded organization that is committed to literacy programs, research on literacy rates, and learning techniques. The Institute provides programs that benefit all people, from early childhood to adults. The literacy center has programs available for all reading levels, and for adults who are learning English as a second language. For more information on the National Institute for Literacy and its reading programs, please visit https://www.federalregister.gov/agencies/national-institute-for-literacy.
The National Institute For Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), established by congress in 1962, conducts and supports research on topics related to the health of children, adults, families, and populations. Some of these topics include:
To learn more about the Institute visit their website: http://www.nichd.nih.gov
The Division of Adult Education and Literacy is responsible for enabling adults to acquire the basic skills necessary to function in today's society so that they can benefit from the completion of secondary school, enhanced family life, attaining citizenship and participating in job training and retraining programs. For more information, visit: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ovae/index.html
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.
Financial: The document for this course was published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and is in the public domain.
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.