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 and/or Deaf or Hard of Hearing.
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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In this LIVE With LIO webinar, MDE-LIO staff will discuss the braille and large print book production process. We will discuss how to request a book, the production timeline, and other important steps in the process. At the end of the webinar, we...
Need help gathering data regarding students who are DHH? In this live webinar, our education consultants will discuss MDE-LIO’s Assessment Resource Guide for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing [PDF], which offers a list of resources teams can...
MDE-LIO will launch a new Online Census System in January 2020. This exciting update will bring improvements to how MDE-LIO collects APH census information. We will no longer use paper forms that need to be mailed or faxed. With the new online...
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Parents know that students’ learning often goes beyond the classroom. To support the development of specific skills that are not taught in the classroom or require direct teaching, the Iowa Department of Education created a document called the...read more