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 (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 staff for an open question-and-answer session on topics specific to supporting students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing. Bring your questions and share your successes with MDE-LIO, colleagues, and peers from around the state! Resources for...
Join MDE-LIO staff for an open question-and-answer session on topics specific to supporting students who are Blind/Visually Impaired. Access the Webinar This webinar will be held via Zoom. Participants do not need to register or have a Zoom account...
Join Camp T for a virtual family campfire with other families of children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing! Join us as we play games, participate in a scavenger hunt, and share laughter. This is a family event, so the entire family is encouraged to...
LATEST NEWSSee all news
Distance learning has become a necessity due to COVID-19, and MDE-LIO is pleased to assist with American Printing House for the Blind (APH) books and products. Donning face masks and rubber gloves, our Instructional Materials Center (IMC) staff ha...read more