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30/06/2016
Minister announces NDIS roll out across Australia at RIDBC

On Thursday 30 June Minister for Disability Services, The Honourable John Ajaka MLC, officially announced the launch of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) for Western Sydney. Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) hosted the launch of this historic event.

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31/05/2016
Graduate to make a difference to those with vision loss

Bellbowrie resident, Melissa Fanshawe, is one of 75 trained graduates to be recognised at a ceremony at Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) for completing their postgraduate qualifications in sensory impairment.

31/05/2016
Graduate to make a difference to those with hearing loss

Caringbah resident, Joyce Tan, is one of 75 trained graduates to be recognised at a ceremony at Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) for completing their postgraduate qualifications in sensory impairment.

10/05/2016

Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) will officially launch the accessible version of the world’s first eLearning braille course, UEB Online at the 2016 Round Table Conference on Information Access for People with Print Disabilities on Monday 16th May.

09/05/2016
Elaine Brock at RIDBC holding her 2015 NSW Volunteer of the Year Award.

The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) is celebrating the generous contribution of our volunteers during National Volunteer Week, 9 – 15 May.

06/05/2016

Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) Rockie Woofit Preschool held an early Mother’s Day celebration earlier this week, with a morning tea for mums.

RIDBC Rockie Woofit Preschool was purpose built to cater for the needs of children with hearing loss. The preschool operates on a reverse integration model, where children from the local community who have typical hearing also attend and are excellent language and learning models for their peers.

The morning was an opportunity for mothers to meet and spend time with other parents.

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