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16/10/2018
RIDBC Audiologist Elise Coombs (left) with Port Macquarie resident and cochlear implant recipient Marianne Kilmurray.

In a first for the state of NSW, RIDBC have partnered with the Mid North Coast Local Health District to provide end-to-end cochlear implant services at Port Macquarie Base Hospital and the newly refurbished RIDBC Port Macquarie centre.

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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.

24/11/2015
RIDBC Darwin named charity partner for Carols by Candlelight

Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) has been named charity partner for the 2015 Darwin Carols by Candlelight event in The Gardens, 6:30pm on Sunday 6 December.

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