News for RIDBC Renwick Centre

These are the news items relating to the RIDBC Renwick Centre.

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9 December, 2014

His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), Governor of New South Wales, and Mrs Linda Hurley, have both granted joint Vice-Regal Patronage to Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC).

11 June, 2014

Director, RIDBC Renwick Centre, Conjoint Professor Gregory (Greg) Leigh, was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for his service to those with hearing loss in Monday’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

5 June, 2014

Maria Lupton was one of 60 graduates to be recognised at a ceremony at Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) for completing their postgraduate qualifications in sensory impairment.

20 September, 2013
RIDBC Renwick Centre Auditorium on conference day

Dr Alice Eriks-Brophy from the University of Toronto is a renowned auditory-verbal therapist with extensive experience working with Aboriginal communities in Canada. Dr Eriks-Brophy was in Australia to deliver a series of lectures around the enhancement of family involvement for children with hearing loss.

Dr Eriks-Brophy presented on how supporting families from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) groups, including indigenous groups, often means that therapists must adapt to cultural differences in order to achieve the best outcomes.

20 September, 2013
Dr Breda Carty with her award.

Dr Breda Carty of RIDBC Renwick Centre has won the Des Power Memorial Award for Significant Contribution to the Education and Well Being of Deaf Children.

The winner of the award was announced at the National Association of Australian Teachers of the Deaf in July. 

Dr Carty is a lecturer in the Master of Special Education Program at RIDBC Renwick Centre.

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