The charity National Adult Literacy Agency said it responded to 5,500 calls and 1,000 texts.
What does NALA stand for?
NALA stands for National Adult Literacy Agency (Ireland)
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We have 15 other meanings of NALA in our Acronym Attic
- Nippon Aluminium Corporation (Japan)
- Nippon Association for Librarianship (Japan)
- No Account Loser
- Normal Actuation Level
- Norske Agenters Landsforbund (Federation of Norwegian Commercial Agents)
- North American League (hockey)
- North American Lighting, Inc. (Paris, IL)
- Notice of Apparent Liability
- Novell Application Launcher (Novell)
- Nurse Advise Line (various organizations)
- National Association of Language Advisers (UK)
- National Association of Legal Assistants
- Native American Leadership Alliance
- Nevada Association of Latin Americans, Inc. (est. 1969; Las Vegas, NV)
- North America Latin America Films, LLC (est. 2005)
- National Assembly of Local Arts Agencies (now Americans for the Arts)
- National Association of Latino Arts and Culture
- National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities
- Netherlands Association of Latin American and Caribbean Studies
- National Association of Local Authorities in Denmark
Samples in periodicals archive:
The National Adult Literacy Agency report shows 55,000 adults attended classes last year - up from 17,000 in 2000.
Inez Bailey, Director of the National Adult Literacy Agency, points out that there's only ever been one major international survey on adult literacy and it showed Ireland to be way behind other European countries.
Tommy Byrne of the National Adult Literacy Agency said the 36-page guide will tackle more than 400 terms.
The National Adult Literacy Agency can be contacted on 8554332.
Tommy Byrne of the National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) said people are often too embarrassed to tell their doctors they can't read, adding: "These people can't read the directions on medicine such as aspirin.
The National Adult Literacy Agency report called on medical practitioners to make life easier for people with poor literacy skills.
However, the director of the National Adult Literacy Agency, Inez Bailey, said this was just not enough.