Spotting Red Flags for Low Literacy In Adults
Obvious Signs of nervousness, shame, fear, lack of confidence or prioritizing other things
Shows signs of difficulty when filling out forms. Uses excuses such as forgetting glasses, injured hand, not enough time, skipping sections
Brings incorrect documents, asks questions already answered in written material, uses outdated names, always has a friend or family member with them to help, unable to navigate online
Does not follow up on referrals. Has trouble navigating online.
We offer affordable courses for:
– English Language Learning
– Employability and Life Skills
– Adult Literacy
In a safe welcoming space.
Student support. tutoring and subsidies may be available upon request.
Explain why you believe the referral to WCCALS will be helpful to them, what they can expect from the referral and who they may be connecting with.
Share this summary with them. Ask if they would like you to send the summary to the WCCALS contact ahead of time, or if they would like to take it with them.
It often helps to be the second set of ears during a phone call in case the student is very nervous and forgets information. Ask if they would like you to take a few notes for them. Ask the student to let you know how it goes
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Fort Macleod, AB
211 – 49A Avenue
Claresholm Alberta T0L 0T0
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Office Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 9-2
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