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24/07/2018
Fergus with his parents

Nineteen year old Fergus, attended Newington College. He received support from RIDBC School Support Service, which brings RIDBC support teachers into schools to provide students who have vision or hearing loss with the in-class assistance and strategies they need to access the curriculum.

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31/08/2017
Andrew celebrates Father's Day with his daughter Lola.

For Baulkham Hills father, Andrew, Father’s Day is particularly special with thanks to support from Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC).

At just 7 weeks of age Lola was diagnosed with congenital bilateral cataracts. Shortly after diagnosis, Lola had her first eye operation. Her journey began with RIDBC at 10 months old and through expert early intervention she has transitioned seamlessly to preschool.

Lola is now four years old and is learning new skills with support from RIDBC. 

21/08/2017
WaiKong Lai - Senior Research Engineer at RIDBC

On Monday July 3, SCIC Cochlear Implant Program welcomed WaiKong Lai to the organisation’s expanding team of professionals.
Joining the organisation as a Senior Research Engineer, WaiKong has been involved in an array of deafness and cochlear implant research studies, holding a Bachelor degree in Engineering, a Masters of Engineering Science and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering.

18/08/2017

During Hearing Awareness Week, 20 – 26 August, 2017, RIDBC advises that there is no age limit for a cochlear implant. If you are struggling to hear, even with hearing aids, a cochlear implant may be for you.

17/08/2017

During Hearing Awareness Week, 20 – 26 August, 2017, RIDBC advises that there is no age limit for a cochlear implant. If you are struggling to hear, even with hearing aids, a cochlear implant may be for you.

04/07/2017

On Saturday 12 August, the annual Qantas Pathfinders Charity Flight will head to Uluru to raise much needed funds for Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC).

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