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01/11/2018
RIDBC School Support Students (Vision Impairment) with their support teachers.

Each year, NASA shares their US Space and Rocket education Centre in Alabama with a group of students with vision impairment from around the world for the Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students (SCIVIS).

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18/12/2015

Toongabbie residents, Farida Zabih and Baker Tamory, were overjoyed when they, along with their son, Raiyaan, received an invitation to a garden reception at Government House to meet The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall during the Royal Visit to Australia in November.

17/12/2015

Smithfield student, Dale Speechley, who has hearing loss as well as cerebral palsy, has graduated from Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) Alice Betteridge School.

16/12/2015
Children with hearing loss finish their first year at mainstream school with support from RIDBC

The first babies to receive cochlear implants through Canberra's SCIC Cochlear Implant Program, an RIDBC service, have now completed their first year of studies at mainstream schools.

04/12/2015
Photo of ABS volunteer Tim pictured with ABS student Liam

Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) would like to thank its valued volunteers on International Volunteer Day, 5 December.

In 2015, volunteers contributed over 26,000 hours of work to RIDBC. Over 945 people volunteered through RIDBC fundraising clubs and committees, with another 250 contributing to RIDBC’s clinical and educational services or in administrative positions.

27/11/2015
Minister Ajaka meets Lachlan, who is blind and learning to use a brailler, and his mum, Janine, at RIDBC's Dot's Place playgroup copy

Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) is welcoming a visit from The Honourable John Ajaka MLC, Minister for Ageing and Minister for Disability Services, on Thursday 26 November.

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