The mdelio.org website will be offline Friday, December 16, 2022 through Sunday, December 18, 2022 as our request systems are updated. You will be unable to submit requests for books or items during this time. Thank you.

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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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Webinar

Join MDE-LIO Consultant Beth Brabbs and Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist Meri McGregor to explore ways you can support literacy instruction during orientation and mobility (O&M) lessons and use O&M as a vehicle for increasing ...

December 13, 2022
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Lansing, MI

This workshop will provide in-depth discussion and activities to strengthen and hone K-12 educational interpreters’ understanding and application of classifiers and space within their interpreting process and product. Participants will benefit from...

December 10, 2022
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Webinar

We are excited to announce our new Library Management System (LMS), which will launch on December 19. The LMS will feature a new webpage, a full online catalog, and new request system for ordering books, American Printing House for the Blind (APH)...

December 12, 2022

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New Library Management System Launches December 19

We are excited to announce our new Library Management System (LMS), which will launch on December 19. The LMS will feature a new webpage, a full online catalog, and new request system for ordering books, American Printing House for the Blind (APH)... read more

Get the 2022 MDE-LIO Annual Report

In 2022, MDE-LIO began offering in-person events along with virtual learning opportunities. In our annual report, learn about the events we hosted, updates to our braille production process, our new video library, and more.

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October 2022 Camp T Newsletter

Please enjoy reading the October 2022 issue of the Camp Tuhsmeheta (Camp T) newsletter, including staff and facility updates, activities for families, and more.

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