Functional Illiteracy: A Debilitating Deficiency With 7 Common Traits

In this day and age, we should not be having a conversation about the alarming illiteracy rates among adults in the United States of America. Why is this pattern of functional illiteracy becoming an apparent norm among many adults? We should be extremely concerned about the basic reading aptitude plaguing a significant amount of adults, just as much as we are about our children. Literacy is the ability to read and write proficiently and understandably. Functional illiteracy is a person’s inability or insufficiency to perform practical, everyday tasks that require basic reading, writing and math skills. Those who fall in this category try to Read more…

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