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03/09/2018
Eric with his daughter Sora, who has vision impairment.
Seventeen-month old Sora loves music; give her a drum or a toy piano, and she will be in her element, or play a beat, and she’ll dance. Her talents don’t stop at music, either. Sora, whose name means ‘sky’ in Japanese, is learning both English and Japanese, languages that are used in her family – and is excelling at both. 
 
“We’ll say something in Japanese, and she’ll respond in English. We’re so amazed by Sora!” said proud dad, Eric. 
 

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17/06/2015
Katie receives her testamur from RIDBC Renwick Centre Director, Greg Leigh

Katie Valentine, is one of 51 trained graduates to be recognised at a ceremony at Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) for completing their postgraduate qualifications - helping to alleviate a critical shortage of trained teachers of children with vision or hearing loss.

17/06/2015
Michelle receives her testamur from RIDBC Renwick Centre Director, Greg Leigh

Michelle Knight, is one of 51 trained graduates to be recognised at a ceremony at Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) for completing their postgraduate qualifications - helping to alleviate a critical shortage of trained teachers of children with vision or hearing loss.

11/06/2015

Malissa King is one of 51 trained graduates to be recognised at a ceremony at Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) for completing their postgraduate qualifications - helping to alleviate a critical shortage of trained teachers of children with vision or hearing loss.

02/06/2015
RIDBC has recognised Holly for academic achievement in the HSC.

Mosman resident, Holly, has been awarded a medal of excellence by Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) for her academic achievement in the Higher School Certificate (HSC).

Holly, who is 18 years old and has hearing loss, received an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 91.8. She attended Queenwood School for Girls and received in-school support from RIDBC School Support Service, which brings RIDBC support teachers into schools to provide students with vision or hearing loss with in-class assistance and strategies for accessing the curriculum.

01/06/2015
World Orthoptic Day June 1, 2015

As part of World Orthoptic Day, June 1, Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) is celebrating the role of orthoptists in improving life outcomes for people with vision loss.

World Orthoptic Day is an international day dedicated to heightening 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.

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