Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Start time: 12 p.m.

End time: 1 p.m.





Join MDE-LIO Education Consultant Johanna Brutvan and Parent Liaison Amy Shepherd as they discuss braille strategies for young readers. Learn about MDE-LIO's latest partnership with Seedlings Braille Books for Children and the Hooray for Braille program.

Access the Webinar

This live webinar will be held via Zoom. Participants do not need to have a Zoom account to participate in the webinar, although you might be prompted to download a plugin. To access the webinar, please sign up via Zoom (choose the November 9 date in the drop-down menu and answer a few questions): LIVE With LIO: Blind/Visually Impaired Zoom Meeting Registration


If you require an accommodation to participate effectively in this webinar or would like to receive a presentation outline prior to the webinar, please send an email by October 19 to mde-lio-events@michigan.govPlease note: It is important for participants to request accommodations at least three weeks prior to the webinar. Outside agencies MDE-LIO contracts with to provide accommodations cannot guarantee services if requests are made in less than three weeks.


ACVREP credits and SCECHs (1.0 hour) are available for this webinar. If you would like to receive SCECHs and are present for the entire webinar, you will receive an email with instructions from mde-lio-credits@michigan.gov in June, after the final webinar in the series. ACVREP certificates will be sent in July. Attendance will be verified using Zoom’s timestamp feature.


Attendees must be able to log into and participate in this event individually. This event is not conducive to group participation.

About LIVE With LIO

Join MDE-LIO consultants and guest co-presenters to learn more about the unique needs of students who are Blind/Visually Impaired (BVI). Presenters will share evidence-based practices, tools, and resources for supporting students who are BVI and their families.

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