News for RIDBC Renwick Centre

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6 June, 2013

Dr Frances Gentle is one of 84 graduates who have been recognised for completing their postgraduate qualifications in special education at a ceremony at the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC), Tuesday 21 May.

6 June, 2013

RIDBC Renwick Centre recently hosted the Annual Paediatric Vision Forum which is the only program of its kind in Australia where professionals are able to exchange information and hear about the latest developments in this highly specialised area.

12 March, 2013

For the first time, Cochlear Asia Pacific has partnered with the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children’s (RIDBC) Renwick Centre to run a series of six ‘HOPE’ lectures.

12 March, 2013

A study published in the January 2013 edition of the Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, is being used to shed light on childhood hearing loss in Australia.

19 December, 2012
Participants gather round a cake to celebrate the 300th birthday of Abbe Charles-Michel de l'Epee

Recently, the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children’s (RIDBC) Renwick Centre hosted the fifth Deaf History Workshop. This year’s theme was Deaf Education in 1950s Australia.

Held as part of RIDBC Renwick Centre’s Continuing Professional Education Program and conducted by RIDBC Lecturer, Dr Breda Carty, as well as guest lecturers Darlene Thornton and Dr Susannah Macready, the week-long program drew 18 participants from around Australia, almost all of whom were Deaf.