Michigan Department of Education – Low Incidence Outreach (MDE-LIO)
MDE-LIO provides outreach support and resources to serve and improve the quality of education for students who are Blind or Visually Impaired (BVI) and students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH). The project is funded through the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) Office of Special Education (OSE).
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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The listening and spoken language (LSL) approach is a communication option for infants, toddlers, and young children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing and who have appropriate auditory access to speech. Professionals and families work together...
East Lansing, MI
Foundations for Literacy is a research-based curriculum and intervention that was developed specifically to teach beginning reading skills to young children who are Deaf or Hard or Hearing (DHH). This two-day training will give attendees the...
Fingerspelling Our Way to Reading is a research-based curriculum and intervention that was developed specifically to support children who are Deaf or Hard or Hearing (DHH) in developing reading skills. This training will give attendees the...
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If you order braille textbooks for students from MDE-LIO, you and your students might start noticing that the text and accompanying graphics are extra crisp.
MDE-LIO recently began using four new American Thermoform machines, which are used...read more