Lapses in Literacy: Cultural Accessibility in Graphic Health Communication

  title={Lapses in Literacy: Cultural Accessibility in Graphic Health Communication},
  author={Veronica Garrison-Joyner and Elizabeth Caravella},
  journal={Technical Communication Quarterly},
  pages={iii - xxv}
ABSTRACT This graphic meditation on issues of cultural relevance and accessibility in comic-based health communication texts presents the web of rhetorical considerations inherent in creating culturally accessible health communication texts. Applying recent technical communication theories related to social justice this article will examine contemporary instances of comics being used as health communication tools for culturally diverse patient populations. The authors offer original drawings… 
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