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24/11/2017
Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) officially launched its new purpose-built centre in Toowoomba

On Thursday 23rd November, Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) officially launched its new purpose-built centre in Toowoomba, located at 137 Herries Street.

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19/12/2014

Eleven month old Lila, who has hearing loss and is supported by Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC), recently enjoyed a visit Westfield Bondi Junction’s ‘Sensory Santa’

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.

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