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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Learn about the Educational Impact Matrix for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing [PDF], a tool that teams can use to discuss student needs and potential support. During this live webinar, our education consultants will discuss the Educational...
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? MDE-LIO will offer a one-day conference to support you. The day will begin with a welcome from Scott...
Parents and service providers of children ages birth to six who are Blind/Visually Impaired (BVI), Deaf/Hard of Hearing (DHH), or DeafBlind are invited to this one-day conference. Janice Fialka, LMSW, ACSW, will speak about the “Dance of Partnership...
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On a recent Saturday morning, the Lansing capitol building’s cavernous rooms echoed with detailed spoken descriptions of architectural features and artwork.
Tour guides were taking families of children who are Blind/Visually Impaired (BVI)...read more