adapting signs graphic
8 October, 2015

On World Sight Day, Thursday 8 October, Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) is launching a new app to help children with vision loss and additional needs develop the sign language they need to communicate.

The 'Adapting Signs' app, developed by a team of vision loss and...

Victoria is thriving with her cochlear implant
1 October, 2015

RIDBC is reminding those who are struggling to hear even with hearing aids, that a cochlear implant could restore their hearing.

Unlike hearing aids, cochlear implants don't just make sounds louder. They are a complex device that can mimic the hearing function of the inner ear.


RIDBC student, Julian, is now studying a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering at university
14 September, 2015

RIDBC School Support Student, Julian, has been awarded a medal of excellence by RIDBC for his academic achievement in the Higher School Certificate (HSC).

Julian, who has vision loss, received an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 99.85. He attended St Luke’s Grammar and...


RIDBC is Australia's largest non-government provider of therapy, education and diagnostic services for people with hearing or vision loss.

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