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29/01/2018
Mikaylah DeGennaro with RIDBC Garfield Barwick School teacher Ruhi Malhotra.

Eight-year-old, Mikaylah DeGennaro, is ready to start mainstream schooling with support from RIDBC. It is an exciting time for parents, Sue and Corrado, who are grateful for the support they have received.

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13/09/2012

35 Teachers of the Deaf from around the State came to RIDBC Renwick Centre for the 2012 Itinerant Teachers of the Deaf (ITOD) Conference this month.

09/08/2012
Children were able to touch and listen to different sea creatures

RIDBC Nepean had an Under the Sea experience from Rangers on the Run. The Under the Sea encounter will provide the students with an opportunity build language in a fun, interactive environment. “For children with hearing or vision loss who attend RIDBC Nepean, having the opportunity to touch and interact with real animals is an integral part of their educational program,” said RIDBC Nepean Preschool Director, Melissa Sangalang.

06/08/2012

Year One and Two students at the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children’s (RIDBC) Garfield Barwick School have written a new ending to The Three Little Pigs as part of their Human Society and Its Environment (HSIE) curriculum focus on ‘shelter’ and their Creative Arts (Drama and Visual Arts) studies. The students were not happy about the traditional ending to the fairy tale, where the wolf climbs down the chimney of the brick house to be boiled in a pot of water. Instead, in their revision, the wolf apologises for his being a bully and asks if they can all be friends.

30/07/2012
Casey Sealy with his son, Josh, setting up his art exhibition at RIDBC

The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) has received a donation of more than $11,000 from the proceeds of an art exhibition of works by Kasey Sealy, hosted by Ku-ring-gai Lantern Club and held at RIDBC, North Rocks, 20 - 22 July. Kasey Sealy generously donated a third of all sales to RIDBC, with nine paintings, four bronze statues and a raffle contributing to the more than $11,000. Mr Sealy also donated one of his paintings, Under a Cobalt Sky – Capertree Valley, to the raffle’s first prize winner.

19/07/2012
Daniel and Rachel from RIDBC Garfield Barwick School sell tickets at the Movie Day

The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children’s (RIDBC) Garfield Barwick School has held its Movies, Munchies and Make-Believe day to help develop the Year One students’ language and social skills. The day gave the students an interactive, activities-based learning experience, immersing them in the language and communication concepts that surround a trip to the cinema.

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