Not a MyNAP member yet? Register for a free account to start saving and receiving special member only perks. M ore than an estimated 90 million adults in the United States lack the literacy skills needed for fully productive and secure lives. The effects of this shortfall are many: Adults with low literacy have lower rates of participation in the labor force and lower earnings when they do have jobs, for example. They are less able to understand and use health information.
Print this page. English as a Second Language and basic computer skills are also taught. Classes are usually small groups or one to one tuition. A: There are may courses in Adult Literacy to choose from around the country.
Our libraries have lots of materials to help you improve your reading skills. Below is a sampling of titles from our catalog. Click on the title to get to the catalog record. Looking for books to help you with your writing skills?