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

December 4-7, 2013 Providence, Rhode Island
Getting in Touch with Literacy 2013

Getting In Touch With Literacy 2013





Welcome
to the Conference

December 4-7, 2013 at the Omni Hotel, Providence, RI

GITWL '13 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

Conference Co-Chairs:
Heidi Henshaw
Clare Irwin
Tammy Reisman