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16/10/2018
RIDBC Audiologist Elise Coombs (left) with Port Macquarie resident and cochlear implant recipient Marianne Kilmurray.

In a first for the state of NSW, RIDBC have partnered with the Mid North Coast Local Health District to provide end-to-end cochlear implant services at Port Macquarie Base Hospital and the newly refurbished RIDBC Port Macquarie centre.

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06/06/2013

Isabelle, who has vision loss, is receiving support from RIDBC to help prepare her for school. With RIDBC she is learning to use the technology that will help her to succeed in the classroom.

06/06/2013

The Australian Hearing Hub at Macquarie University has officially opened. An initiative of Macquarie University, the Hub brings RIDBC together with the country’s best hearing and allied health organisations.

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.

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