Michigan Department of Education – Low Incidence Outreach (MDE-LIO)
MDE-LIO provides consultation, guidance, training, and resources to families and educational teams serving students who are Blind or Visually Impaired and/or Deaf or Hard of Hearing.
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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Job Access With Speech (JAWS) is the world’s most popular screen reader, developed for computer users whose vision loss prevents them from seeing content on a screen or navigating with a mouse. In this six-session class, participants will learn...
Visit Camp Tuhsmeheta for a day of snowy family fun! This one-day event will offer opportunities to practice winter orientation and mobility skills with visual impairment professionals. Enjoy recreational activities such as cross-country skiing,...
Join MDE-LIO staff for an open question-and-answer session on topics specific to supporting students who are Blind/Visually Impaired or who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing. Access the Webinar This webinar will be held via Zoom. Participants do not need to...
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Parents know that students’ learning often goes beyond the classroom. To support the development of specific skills that are not taught in the classroom or require direct teaching, the Iowa Department of Education created a document called the...read more