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
UPCOMING EVENTSSee all events
Join MDE-LIO in a two-hour online workshop to learn how to use BrailleBlaster, a free braille transcription program from the American Printing House for the Blind (APH). BrailleBlaster can be used to create braille worksheets, quizzes, notes,...
This class will focus on American Sign Language (ASL) basics, including signs for everyday use. Adults with at least one child in their family who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH) are invited to participate. Participants will identify and apply:...
Are you an administrator who is new to supervising Blind or Visually Impaired (BVI) and/or Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH) programs and services? The Michigan Department of Education - Low Incidence Outreach (MDE-LIO) will offer a one-day conference...