Today, a consortium comprising non-profit service provider, Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC), Macquarie University and the iconic Australian company, Cochlear Limited, confirmed that a proposal for the future governance and ownership of Australian Hearing has been put to Government.
Five year old Roseville girl, Lucy Ryan, is ready for 'big school’ with support from Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) and life changing technology — the cochlear implant.
The 2016 RIDBC Book, Toy and Music Fair is just around the corner and RIDBC is calling on corporate and personal donations of quality books, toys, records, CDs and DVDs to help raise funds to support the children and adults with vision or hearing loss supported by RIDBC.
"The busy preparations of sorting, classifying, pricing and packing thousands of excellent quality fiction and specialist books and collectables has commenced," said RIDBC Committees & Events Executive, Kaye Bailey.
12 year old Wollstonecraft student, Vincent de Souza, who has vision loss, is preparing to start high school at Newington College in 2016 with support from RIDBC School Support Service (Vision Impairment).
Five year old Narara girl, Taylor Harvey, who has hearing loss, is ready for 'big school' with support from Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) Gosford.
Toongabbie residents, Farida Zabih and Baker Tamory, were overjoyed when they, along with their son, Raiyaan, received an invitation to a garden reception at Government House to meet The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall during the Royal Visit to Australia in November.