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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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02/09/2016
Baker with son, Raiyaan

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

31/08/2016
Clive Berghofer gifts $2.8 million to RIDBC

Philanthropist and local iconic hero, Clive Berghofer, has pledged $2.8 million to Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) towards the development of a new purpose built site in his adored home town of Toowoomba.

22/08/2016
For primary school teacher and Ettalong Beach resident, Victoria Bird, a cochlear implant has proved life changing

During Hearing Awareness Week, 21 – 27 August, 2016, RIDBC is reminding those who are struggling to hear, even with hearing aids, that they could benefit from a cochlear implant.

19/08/2016

We are delighted to have champion Australian Paratriathlete Katie Kelly on board as an RIDBC Ambassador and we would like to wish her the very best of luck as she sets off to fulfil her Paraylmpic dream in Rio de Janeiro.  

Katie has been raising funds for RIDBC for over 20 years, with the most significant when herself and over 20 friends and family joined forces to do the RIDBC swimathon.  Katie swam a PB distance of 9.4km.

Katie was born with moderate hearing loss. In her twenties she was diagnosed with Usher Syndrome, a degenerative eye sight and hearing condition.

08/08/2016
RIDBC Darwin fundraiser movie night at Deckchair Cinema

The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) Darwin invite you, your family and friends to the Zootopia (Open Captions) fundraising movie event on Thursday 25 August, 7.30pm at Deckchair Cinema.

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