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
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 ...
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...
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)...
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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.