Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Getting in Touch with Literacy 2019

GITWL 2019 logoSave the date!  The 2019 Getting in Touch with Literacy (GITWL) conference will be held in Seattle, WA November 13-17, 2019.

GITWL 2019 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




Registration now open!


Event Date: 

Nov 13, 2019 to Nov 17, 2019