Layelle with her mum and sister

In one of the most diverse and multicultural communities in Australia, the team at RIDBC Penrith are experienced in working with multilingual families. They regularly partner with experienced interpreters to provide services in the families’ first language, without compromising on quality of service or outcomes.

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His Excellency and Mrs Hurley visited RIDBC

On Tuesday 20 March, 2018, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret'd), Governor of New South Wales, and Mrs Linda Hurley, visited the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC), at North Rocks.

RIDBC Consultant, Andrew Kendrick, working with Tahliya at RIDBC Liverpool

On Thursday 15 March, 2018, The Lions Club of The City of Liverpool will donate specialist hearing equipment to Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) Liverpool, supporting children and adults with hearing loss living in Sydney’s South-West.

RIDBC, Taralye & Early Education Program (EEP) have merged

Two of Victoria’s early intervention services, Taralye and Early Education Program for Hearing Impaired Children, have merged with RIDBC – strengthening essential early intervention services for children who are deaf or hard of hearing, and their families, across Victoria. Together we will work to ensure more people receive the support they need – no matter their location.

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.

Children with vision impairment at RIDBC Teleschool Braille Camp 2018

This week RIDBC hosted 40 regional and remote-based families, with children who are blind or have low vision, at a four-day Braille Camp in Sydney.