Michigan Department of Education – Low Incidence Outreach (MDE-LIO)
MDE-LIO provides consultation, guidance, training, and resources to families and educational teams serving students who are Blind or Visually Impaired (BVI) and/or Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH).
MDE-LIO's vision is to ensure equal access to a quality education for all students who are BVI and/or DHH.
Our services include:
- Workshops and events for families and educators
- Braille, large print, and digital books for students
- American Printing House for the Blind (APH) Federal Quota products and textbooks
- Professional development materials and guides for educators
UPCOMING EVENTSSee all events
Independent living skills (ILS) are essential components of the expanded core curriculum for students who are Blind or Visually Impaired (BVI). This four-part training will provide you with the tools, resources, checklists, material lists, and...
This five-week online class will give adult family members of students who are Blind/Visually Impaired the opportunity to learn basic concepts about braille and discuss topics related to raising a child with vision loss. Adult family members may...
This class will focus on American Sign Language (ASL) basics, including signs for everyday use. Adults with at least one child in their family who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH) are invited to participate. In an effort to support families during...