January 2021 Newsletter Available

Please enjoy reading this issue of the Michigan Department of Education, Low Incidence Outreach (MDE-LIO) newsletter. The MDE-LIO newsletter is a collaborative effort of our staff to provide valuable information regarding services, materials, and professional development...

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Book Production Q&A With Robert Beaton

Producing braille books safely during a pandemic is not an easy task. Below, MDE-LIO Braille Production Coordinator Robert Beaton talks about how the Instructional Materials Center (IMC) quickly transitioned to a safer process for staff while never pausing book...

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November 2020 Newsletter Available

Please enjoy reading this issue of the Michigan Department of Education, Low Incidence Outreach (MDE-LIO) newsletter. The MDE-LIO newsletter is a collaborative effort of our staff to provide valuable information regarding services, materials, and professional development...

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Meet MDE-LIO's Parent Liaisons

Parent and family involvement is a critical component of a child’s educational, emotional, and social development. To better connect with families, MDE-LIO hired a Blind/Visually Impaired (BVI) parent liaison, Amy Shepherd, in 2019. Amanda Schneider was brought in as a...

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