Mikaylah DeGennaro with RIDBC Garfield Barwick School teacher Ruhi Malhotra.

Eight-year-old, Mikaylah DeGennaro, is ready to start mainstream schooling with support from RIDBC. It is an exciting time for parents, Sue and Corrado, who are grateful for the support they have received.

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On Friday 19 July three students from Newington Preparatory School, Lindfield, visited the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) in North Parramatta to donate their school’s Woolworths Earn & Learn points.


The annual Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) Charity Ball has proved another success with $115,445 raised for the Hunter chapter of the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC), ARTC’s Executive General Manager for the Hunter Valley, Alec Mackenzie, said today.


Today, Monday, 1 July 2013, DisabilityCare Australia will be launched in the Hunter region. Royal Institute for Deaf And Blind Children (RIDBC) welcomes the introduction of the scheme which will provide the means for people with a disability to receive appropriate levels of support to assist them to face the challenges that are often associated with living with a disability.

RIDBC Hunter currently provides individualised therapy and education programs to more than 60 families of children with vision or hearing loss in the Hunter region.


New technology introduced by the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children will help connect children with hearing or vision loss on the Central Coast and Northern Rivers with critical educational support services like never before.


The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children’s (RIDBC) Cochlear Implant Program’s second cochlear implant recipient, Taliyah, had her implants switched on at RIDBC Matilda Rose Centre on Wednesday 5 June.