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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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05/12/2011
Westfield running team

The Westfield team has fundraised over $12,000 for the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) by participating in the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge. The generous cheque was last week presented to RIDBC Chief Executive, Chris Rehn. RIDBC was one of the charities elected by the team of 111 Westfield employees, which raised $6,126.40 for RIDBC from the run. This amount was matched by Westfield itself, bringing the total to over $12,000.

02/12/2011
Knate with teacher

The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) is using technology to level the playing field for children with vision or hearing loss, bringing them one step closer to being defined by their achievements not by their disability. Harnessing mainstream technology such as computers with voice output, iPads and iPhones, RIDBC is providing children with the skills they need to access the school curriculum on equal footing with their hearing and sighted peers.

22/11/2011
Ministers visit RIDBC

The NSW Government has announced a $277,000 recurrent funding package for the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC). Minister for Disability Services, Andrew Constance recently visited RIDBC with Member for Baulkham Hills, David Elliot and Member for Castle Hill, Dominic Perrottet. The Minister took part in discussions around RIDBC funding and early intervention services.

16/11/2011
Colin Allen with RIDBC Thomas Pattison School students

The recently appointed President of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD), Colin Allen, visited the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children’s (RIDBC) Thomas Pattison School today, Thursday 25 August. Mr Allen was born in Sydney and was schooled on the RIDBC site at what was called the North Rocks School for the Deaf and managed by the Department of Education.

15/11/2011
Dr Norm Erber and Professor Greg Leigh

RIDBC Renwick Centre’s Conjoint Associate Professor, Dr Norm Erber, has launched his latest book, ‘Auditory Communication for Deaf Children’, at the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children’s (RIDBC) Renwick Centre, Monday 14 November. The book is a practical resource for teachers, parents, and health professionals seeking to understand the best way to communicate with a child who is hearing impaired.

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