A national conference focusing on the literacy needs of individuals with visual impairments.

November 18-21, 2015 Albuquerque, New Mexico
Getting in Touch with Literacy 2015

Getting In Touch With Literacy 2015





Welcome to the Conference

November 18-21, 2015 Albuquerque, New Mexico


GITWL 2105 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

2015 Conference Chair:
Linda Lyle