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
Welcome back to camp! This overnight event at Camp Tuhsmeheta (Camp T) will offer outdoor and indoor recreation activities, cooking, campfires, and more. Roast a marshmallow or two, spend some time hiking, enjoy spending time with your family, and...
Are you new to the field of vision impairment? At this workshop, MDE-LIO staff will share tips, tricks, and best practices for supporting students who are Blind/Visually Impaired. SCECHs are pending. Get ideas and resources for: Collaboration...
This eight-week online class for school personnel will focus on American Sign Language (ASL), including signs for everyday use. Learn: Basic ASL structure Communication strategies with basic, everyday ASL signs Facial expressions using ASL grammar...