Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Getting in Touch with Literacy 2017

Banner for 2017 GITWL

Registration is now open for the 13th Biennial Getting in Touch with Literacy (GITWL) Conference!  It will be held in New Orleans, December 6-9, 2017.

GITWL 2017 brings together the most current thinking on all forms of literacy, including print, braille, auditory, tactile graphics comprehension and the use of assistive technology. Presentations will address the needs of a range of ages and all levels of ability, including conventional and functional literacy. Plus, more than 60 concurrent workshops and additional poster sessions will focus on specific areas, including:
  • Assessment, instruction and support
  • Assistive technology and tactile graphics
  • Braille Instruction and Tactile Literacy
  • Cultural Linguistic Diversity and English Language Learners
  • Early Childhood Literacy
  • Legislation and Policy Affecting Literacy
  • Literacy and Additional Learning Needs
  • Low Vision
  • Transitional and Vocational Literacy
  • Literacy In Everyday Life


Paths to Literacy will be there and we hope you will be too!




Early registration is $185.  Deadline is September 15, 2017.

Event Date: 

Dec 06, 2017 to Dec 09, 2017

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