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25/06/2018
Dr Gentle received her AO for her distinguished service to people who are blind or have low vision

Dr Frances Gentle AO was made an Officer in the Order of Australia (AO) for her service to those with vision loss in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

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23/03/2016

The 2016 Coleman Greig Challenge, being held on Friday 21 October, is inviting Western Sydney businesses to get fit, have fun and give back for a worthy cause – with all funds raised supporting Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC), St Gabriel’s School and My Westmead.

02/03/2016

As part of Orthoptic Awareness Week, 29 February – 4 March , Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) is celebrating the role of orthoptists in improving life outcomes for people with vision impairment .

Orthoptic Awareness Week aims to heighten the awareness and understanding of the important role orthoptists play in helping people maximise their residual vision and in preparing for the future when their vision may change.

02/03/2016

To celebrate Orthoptic Awareness Week, 28th February – 4th March, Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) is launching their Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) iBook to provide parents with more information about CVI and gain a better understanding of their child’s needs.

25/02/2016

Today, RIDBC is celebrating International Cochlear Implant Day, and is reminding those who are experiencing hearing loss that a cochlear implant could restore their hearing. For some, it may even provide their first experience of hearing sound.

22/02/2016

Students from Murray Farm Public School String Ensemble recently supported a unique musical learning experience at Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) Alice Betteridge School.

RIDBC Alice Betteridge School provides an environment in which students who are deafblind or who have vision loss, as well as level of intellectual impairment, receive a tailored education program to optimise their participation and learning.

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