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29/01/2018
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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08/07/2011
auditorium

Internationally renowned researcher and educator Dr. Kelly Lusk, presented her new research on education for children who are blind at the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC), 15 and 16 June. Dr. Lusk’s two-day program provided an insight into the range of low vision services, and technologies, available for students, forming part of RIDBC Renwick Centre’s continuous professional education (CPE) program.

01/07/2011
Matilda, Elizabeth and Emma with Susie O’Neill

Local celebrities joined Swimart Ambassador and Olympic champion Susie O'Neill last Sunday 26 June at the Central Coast, and Hunter, Splash for Cash fundraising events. At Central Coast 60 swimmers hit the pool, swimming 1943 laps of Mingara One Fitness and Aquatics Centre’s Olympic sized pool. The race between Susie O’Neill and 101.3 Sea FM Central Coast presenter Paddy Gerrard was a close finish, with the victory going to the Olympic swimming champion.

30/06/2011
Jacob, Katrina and Barry O’Farrell

The RIDBC Matilda Rose Centre provides support for children who have a significant hearing impairment and their families. It also provides services for children with additional special needs. RIDBC Matilda Rose Centre’s multi-disciplinary early intervention services ensure that children, and their families, receive the early specialised care that is so critical to their child’s development.

30/05/2011
Reptiles Rule

The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) had a visit from Reptiles Rule on Tuesday 24 May. The reptiles provided a special language learning opportunity for deaf and hearing impaired children attending RIDBC Roberta Reid Preschool and RIDBC Rockie Woofit Preschool. Snakes, lizards and a turtle were part of the day, with the children encouraged to hold and touch the reptiles.

23/05/2011
Daniel and Sam

The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) held its 150th Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 18 May. The AGM recognised the achievements of its graduating students both from RIDBC Student Support Services and the 60 professionals graduating from the RIDBC Renwick Centre postgraduate programs.

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