Getting In Touch With Literacy
November 29, 2023 - December 2, 2023
St. Pete Beach, FL
GITWL 2023 brings together the most current thinking on all options of literacy for individuals who are blind or visually impaired, including print, braille, auditory, tactile graphics comprehension, and the use of technology.
Navigation and Dynamic Content in a New eBRF – Willow Freeman
Introducing the Monarch: Braille Dots Serving 21st Century Needs – Greg Stilson
A Deep Dive into the Literacy Resources from APH Press – Heather Spence
Unlocking the Foundations of Literacy for Students with Visual Impairments – Amy Campbell
Braille Brain: A Training Program for Educators and Family Members Who Want to Learn Braille – Willow Freeman
Creating Early Literacy Opportunities Using Universally Designed APH Products – Stephanie Walker and Leslie Weilbacher
Tapping into TikTok- Using Social Media and Online Resources to Build Home-School Partnerships to Support Literacy Development – Melisa Matthews, Jennifer Jesso, Colton McClaflin, Daphne Hitchcock, and Adam Winton
Sound Sliders and Student Storybooks: Motivating Young Children to Learn Braille Using Creative Phonics Activities and Meaningful Text – BOP Team
Art Smart: Adding Tactile Experience to Literacy – Karen Poppe
Wednesday, November 29th 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Thursday, November 30th 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday, December 1st 9:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.