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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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06/06/2013

On 1 July, 2013 the first four launch sites for DisabilityCare Australia will go live – including the Hunter region in NSW. As the date nears, the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) and other service providers are busy preparing for the new funding landscape.

06/06/2013

RIDBC Renwick Centre recently hosted the Annual Paediatric Vision Forum which is the only program of its kind in Australia where professionals are able to exchange information and hear about the latest developments in this highly specialised area.

01/05/2013

The exciting, new RIDBC Cochlear Implant Program has recently been launched. This service ensures that children with hearing loss, and their families, can access a comprehensive, streamlined audiological program through RIDBC from the time of diagnosis, through implant surgery, early intervention and school.

14/03/2013

A new waterproof device that allows cochlear implant recipients to jump in the pool and hear everything their friends can hear has been launched in Australia.

13/03/2013

Featured story: RIDBC is helping Simra learn through music and songs

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