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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In this live webinar, MDE-LIO staff will discuss MDE-LIO’s Secondary Transition Guide for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, a tool that helps teams collect important data for discussing a student’s transition needs. Related resources will...
Grand Rapids, MI
Assessing students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH) is important for identifying student needs and providing appropriate supports. In this one-day workshop, attendees will receive guidance and instruction on how to appropriately administer...
This five-week online class, offered to families of students who are Blind/Visually Impaired, will teach basic concepts about braille, the expanded core curriculum, and other topics related to raising a child with vision loss. Family members may...
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