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
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Braille Challenge offers many options for participation this year! Students who are Blind/Visually Impaired (BVI) and read braille are invited to participate online or in person in the 2023 Michigan Regional Braille Challenge. Braille Challenge is...
Start your Saturday morning with a virtual story time for families of children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH)! Each story time includes interactive activities and books read in both American Sign Language (ASL) and English. The stories and...
In this webinar series, participants are invited to talk with others who support children, ages birth to six, who are Blind/Visually Impaired. Each session will include a presentation and time for questions. This session will be presented by...
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Webinar Recording: New LMS
Watch this webinar recording to learn more about MDE-LIO's new library management system (LMS), which launched in December 2022.