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08/04/2016

Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) is celebrating the wonderful contribution of our senior community as part of NSW Seniors Festival, 1–10 April.

NSW Seniors Festival is an annual event to celebrate and recognise seniors for the role they play and the contributions they make to the NSW community.

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05/04/2016
RIDBC Audiologist Carol Amos with cochlear implant recipient Jil Parker

Don't be complacent. Have your hearing checked during NSW Seniors Festival 2016.
With an ageing population, hearing loss is projected to increase to 1 in every 4 Australians by 2050. In the lead up to NSW Seniors Festival 2016, held Friday 1 April to Sunday 10 April, RIDBC health professionals are calling for Australians to take action on hearing loss by adding a visit to an audiologist to their annual list of medical check-ups.

30/03/2016

Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) celebrated a significant milestone this month when Associate Professor Catherine Birman, Medical Director of SCIC Cochlear Implant Program, performed her 1,000th cochlear implant surgery.

23/03/2016

The 2016 Coleman Greig Challenge, being held on Friday 21 October, is inviting Western Sydney businesses to get fit, have fun and give back for a worthy cause – with all funds raised supporting Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC), St Gabriel’s School and My Westmead.

02/03/2016

To celebrate Orthoptic Awareness Week, 28th February – 4th March, Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) is launching their Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) iBook to provide parents with more information about CVI and gain a better understanding of their child’s needs.

02/03/2016

As part of Orthoptic Awareness Week, 29 February – 4 March , Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) is celebrating the role of orthoptists in improving life outcomes for people with vision impairment .

Orthoptic Awareness Week aims to heighten the awareness and understanding of the important role orthoptists play in helping people maximise their residual vision and in preparing for the future when their vision may change.

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