Books and Materials

MDE-LIO has a variety of options for delivering accessible school books to students who are blind or visually impaired

Request a Book

  • Order books in accessible formats for students
  • MDE-LIO performs a book search to find you the cheapest option, or offers to produce the book if needed
  • You can also search The View to find Braille or large print books in our loan library for Michigan students

Request APH Products

  • Order APH products and materials (non-books) for students

Out-of-State Braille Requests

  • Out-of-state school districts may order Braille book production from MDE-LIO

Book Production Process

  • Review the steps for getting accessible books produced from MDE-LIO.
  • Learn about the benefits of using MDE-LIO for your accessible book production. 

American Printing House for the Blind (APH) Federal Quota Program Student Registration

  • Register your eligible students to help ensure Michigan receives the proper amount of funding for the Federal Quota Program
  • APH materials can only be ordered for APH registered students
  • Review the eligibility criteria to see if your student should be registered

ABCs for VIPs

  • Borrow a collection of braille books for early readers up to grade 3

Braille Procedural Safeguards

  • Download a Braille Ready Format (BRF) file for a braille version of the Procedural Safeguards Notice