News for RIDBC Renwick Centre

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11 June, 2015

Malissa King is one of 51 trained graduates to be recognised at a ceremony at Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) for completing their postgraduate qualifications - helping to alleviate a critical shortage of trained teachers of children with vision or hearing loss.

2 June, 2015
RIDBC has recognised Holly for academic achievement in the HSC.

Mosman resident, Holly, has been awarded a medal of excellence by Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) for her academic achievement in the Higher School Certificate (HSC).

Holly, who is 18 years old and has hearing loss, received an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 91.8. She attended Queenwood School for Girls and received in-school support from RIDBC School Support Service, which brings RIDBC support teachers into schools to provide students with vision or hearing loss with in-class assistance and strategies for accessing the curriculum.

12 March, 2015

Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) has officially launched the world’s first eLearning braille course, UEB Online. UEB Online is designed to help people who can see support the people in their life that are using braille as a vital part of their communication.

9 December, 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).

11 June, 2014

Director, RIDBC Renwick Centre, Conjoint Professor Gregory (Greg) Leigh, was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for his service to those with hearing loss in Monday’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.