DeafBlind Events

Learn more about upcoming events for deafblind individuals and their families. Want to be notified about upcoming DB Central events? Join our contact list!


May 2024

Live with LIO: Jump into Summer

In this webinar, MDE-LIO consultants will share summer opportunities at Camp T and around the state for students who are BVI.

CVI Conversations: Beyond High School

What does life after high school look like for our 18+ students with cortical/cerebral visual impairment (CVI)? Learn about resources and tools to help ease students' transition to adult life. In this webinar, participants will meet, network, and connect with other school personnel and families who are working with students who have CVI. The session will include a presentation and time for questions and conversation. Sessions will be presented by MDE-LIO Education Consultant Sara Cruchelow along with other school personnel working in the field.

Talk Tech Tuesday: Browsing without Barriers

Which browsers are best for screen reader users? Which ones have the most low-vision options? In this Talk Tech Tuesday, join MDE-LIO Technology Team instructors on a journey to surf the internet using a variety of browsers and extensions. Participants will be able to: identify three barriers users with print disabilities experience when browsing the internet; identify three browsers used today; name four browser extensions with features for users who are Blind or Visually Impaired; and connect the Assistive Technology Guidelines to extensions for various browsers.


JUNE 2024

National Federation of the Blind Michigan
R.E.A.L. 2024
June 21-23, 2024 in Flint, Michigan

An amazing weekend of learning, fun, and friendship this is a weekend adventure of personal growth and exploration of topics for those students/children that are visually impaired. Click below to learn more and register!

R.E.A.L. Program Information



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