Michigan Department of Education – Low Incidence Outreach (MDE-LIO)
MDE-LIO provides consultation, 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
Are you interested in learning American Sign Language (ASL), but don’t know where to start? Are you nervous about learning a new language as an adult? Do you have questions about ASL? Join MDE-LIO consultants John Kirsh and Amanda Schneider for an...
Join MDE-LIO Education Consultant Amanda English to look at Michigan’s science standards and adaptive science materials from American Printing House for the Blind (APH). This webinar will also cover the national research agenda for science,...
This overnight event at Camp Tuhsmeheta (Camp T) will offer outdoor/indoor recreation and sports activities, cooking, campfires, and more. Roast a marshmallow or two, spend some time hiking, and enjoy time with your family. This is a great...
LATEST NEWSSee all news
MDE-LIO will once again offer LIVE with LIO webinars this school year. The webinars will continue to cover important topics of interest to those involved in the Blind/Visually Impaired (BVI) or Deaf/Hard of Hearing (DHH) fields. We will offer a mo...read more
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Conducting a Functional Vision Assessment for Students with Cortical Visual Impairment
Students with cortical visual impairment (CVI) have unique vision needs. In this video, get resources and tips for conducting a functional vision assessment for students with CVI using the CVI Range assessment.