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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Do you know a student who wants more information on navigating the transition from high school to adult life? In this webinar series, students will learn from adults who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH) as they talk about their experiences finding...
This two-part series will feature Dr. Lotfi B. Merabet, OD, PhD, MPH, as he discusses the human brain/visual system and neuroplasticity associated with visual impairment (part 1) and assessing visual processing deficits in cerebral/cortical visual...
Join MDE-LIO Consultant Johanna Brutvan and California Education Resource Center Director Adrian Amandi as they discuss tips and tricks for working with school personnel supporting students who are Blind/Visually Impaired (BVI). This live webinar...
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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.