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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MDE-LIO and committee partners will offer an online forum to address Language Equality and Acquisition for Deaf Kids (LEAD-K) PA 256 (HB 5777). MDE-LIO has been given the oversight and funding to carry out the requirements of this legislation in...
Searching for more ideas to support the unique needs of students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH)? Looking for tried and true strategies to use? It’s time to flip the script and focus on how school personnel are supporting students! MDE-LIO is...
Join MDE-LIO Education Consultant Amanda English for a one-hour session to discuss independent living skills (ILS). During each session, participants will gain ideas they can incorporate into lessons to help students who are Blind or Visually...
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Implementing a Co-Captain Leadership Style
Parent education series: In this video, learn about the benefits of implementing a co-captain leadership style to improve parent-school partnerships.