By Helen Osborne, M.Ed., OTR/L
President of Health Literacy Consulting
Talking about health and other medical matters had always been easy for me. As an occupational therapist and health-literacy consultant, I felt confident and in charge of conversations no matter which professional hat I was wearing. But after a routine mammogram turned out not to be so routine, I felt more than hatless. I felt naked. Now I had to communicate not as a provider or consultant, but as a patient.
The diagnosis was….
Helen is a friend of ours and let us know that October is Health Literacy Month. You can read the rest of her story on her website.