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20/11/2014

Eight families of children who are blind or have vision loss, as well as additional disabilities, recently attended an intensive learning program at Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC), 10 – 12 November.

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10/11/2014

Santa recently contacted students from Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) Thomas Pattison School to see if they could teach two of his helpers some Australian Sign Language (Auslan)!

29/10/2014

Students from Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) Thomas Pattison School celebrated Thomas Pattison Day with an open day on Thursday 23 October.

RIDBC Thomas Pattison School caters for students from Kindergarten to Year 10 who are profoundly deaf. The school offers a bilingual program where students learn English and Australian Sign Language (Auslan).

“RIDBC Thomas Pattison School was named in honour of Thomas Pattison, a deaf migrant to Australia from Scotland who established RIDBC in 1860,” said RIDBC Thomas Pattison School Principal, Kim McArtney.

08/10/2014

Sydney dad, Baker, is taking up the challenge for charity in Bicycle NSW’s Spring Cycle. Baker is using the ride to fundraise for Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC), which supports his son, Raiyaan, who has hearing loss.

03/10/2014

On World Sight Day, Thursday 9 October, Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) calling on families of children with a diagnosed vision loss to join Australia’s Childhood Vision Impairment Register.

17/09/2014

Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) has been jointly awarded first prize in the Australian Communications Consumer Action network (ACCAN) and the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) inaugural Apps for All Challenge, Tuesday 16 September.

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