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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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19/07/2012
A group of volunteers barbequeing at Westfield North Rocks with RIDBC aprons on

The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children has received a donation of more than $5000 from Westfield North Rocks as part of the centre’s Give Ability Day celebrations on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 July.

25/06/2012
Melinda Whipp (Graduate) and Professor Greg Leigh

At a recent ceremony at the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) in Sydney, 51 new graduates were recognised for completing their postgraduate qualifications in special education. These graduates completed their studies through RIDBC’s Renwick Centre and will now help to alleviate a critical shortage of trained teachers of children with hearing or vision impairment.

06/06/2012
Chief Executive, Chris Rehn and a group of volunteers at the Book Fair

The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) is encouraging people of all ages to come and pick up a bargain at the Annual Book, Toy and Music Fair, Friday 22 June to Sunday 24 June, 2012. The RIDBC Book, Toy and Music Fair is an opportunity to find some great books, magazines, toys, CDs and DVDs, while raising money for a wonderful cause. It will be held at RIDBC Renwick Centre at 361-365 North Rock Road, North Rocks, from 8am – 3pm. Donations of items welcome until June 8, 2012.

29/05/2012
NBN Bus

As the pioneer and most experienced provider of videoconferencing services in the field of sensory impairment, the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) welcomes the recent announcement made by the Minister for Broadband, Communications and Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, that remote schools and health clinics will have early access to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

22/05/2012
Elise, Amber, Chris Rehn and Tanya Davies holding a $7,200 cheque

Member for Mulgoa, Tanya Davies MP, visited the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) Nepean Preschool to meet children who will benefit from a $7200 grant for building improvements. “The project will fund the erection of a retractable shade awning adjoining a room which is used for teaching and therapy. This will allow staff to incorporate vital outdoor gross motor and language development opportunities,” said RIDBC Chief Executive, Chris Rehn.

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