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01/02/2019
Oliver with his mum, Melissa

11-Year-Old Oliver is preparing for his transition to high school, with support from RIDBC Teleschool, Braille Camp, and the Adaptive Technology Team. Oliver, a talented musician and athlete, won’t be held back by his vision impairment. He has a winning team on his side, with support from his amazing mum, Melissa, who has a Master of Special Education from RIDBC Renwick Centre.

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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.

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.

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