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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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06/08/2012

Year One and Two students at the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children’s (RIDBC) Garfield Barwick School have written a new ending to The Three Little Pigs as part of their Human Society and Its Environment (HSIE) curriculum focus on ‘shelter’ and their Creative Arts (Drama and Visual Arts) studies. The students were not happy about the traditional ending to the fairy tale, where the wolf climbs down the chimney of the brick house to be boiled in a pot of water. Instead, in their revision, the wolf apologises for his being a bully and asks if they can all be friends.

30/07/2012
Casey Sealy with his son, Josh, setting up his art exhibition at RIDBC

The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) has received a donation of more than $11,000 from the proceeds of an art exhibition of works by Kasey Sealy, hosted by Ku-ring-gai Lantern Club and held at RIDBC, North Rocks, 20 - 22 July. Kasey Sealy generously donated a third of all sales to RIDBC, with nine paintings, four bronze statues and a raffle contributing to the more than $11,000. Mr Sealy also donated one of his paintings, Under a Cobalt Sky – Capertree Valley, to the raffle’s first prize winner.

19/07/2012
Daniel and Rachel from RIDBC Garfield Barwick School sell tickets at the Movie Day

The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children’s (RIDBC) Garfield Barwick School has held its Movies, Munchies and Make-Believe day to help develop the Year One students’ language and social skills. The day gave the students an interactive, activities-based learning experience, immersing them in the language and communication concepts that surround a trip to the cinema.

19/07/2012
A group of volunteers barbequeing at Westfield North Rocks with RIDBC aprons on

The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children has received a donation of more than $5000 from Westfield North Rocks as part of the centre’s Give Ability Day celebrations on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 July.

25/06/2012
Melinda Whipp (Graduate) and Professor Greg Leigh

At a recent ceremony at the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) in Sydney, 51 new graduates were recognised for completing their postgraduate qualifications in special education. These graduates completed their studies through RIDBC’s Renwick Centre and will now help to alleviate a critical shortage of trained teachers of children with hearing or vision impairment.

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