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31/08/2017
Andrew celebrates Father's Day with his daughter Lola.

For Baulkham Hills father, Andrew, Father’s Day is particularly special with thanks to support from Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC).

At just 7 weeks of age Lola was diagnosed with congenital bilateral cataracts. Shortly after diagnosis, Lola had her first eye operation. Her journey began with RIDBC at 10 months old and through expert early intervention she has transitioned seamlessly to preschool.

Lola is now four years old and is learning new skills...

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09/12/2014

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).

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.

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.

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