News for RIDBC Renwick Centre

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20 September, 2013
RIDBC Renwick Centre Auditorium on conference day

Dr Alice Eriks-Brophy from the University of Toronto is a renowned auditory-verbal therapist with extensive experience working with Aboriginal communities in Canada. Dr Eriks-Brophy was in Australia to deliver a series of lectures around the enhancement of family involvement for children with hearing loss.

Dr Eriks-Brophy presented on how supporting families from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) groups, including indigenous groups, often means that therapists must adapt to cultural differences in order to achieve the best outcomes.

20 September, 2013
Dr Breda Carty with her award.

Dr Breda Carty of RIDBC Renwick Centre has won the Des Power Memorial Award for Significant Contribution to the Education and Well Being of Deaf Children.

The winner of the award was announced at the National Association of Australian Teachers of the Deaf in July. 

Dr Carty is a lecturer in the Master of Special Education Program at RIDBC Renwick Centre.

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.