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07/08/2019
Cherraya is the first Indigenous toddler to receive a cochlear implant in the Northern Territory

Two-year-old Cherraya is already showing an artistic side, loves to draw and, like most children her age, is keenly exploring the world around her. Now, thanks to bilateral cochlear implants, the Darwin-based toddler has access to a world of sound too.

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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

19/12/2012

The Northern Territory Deputy Chief Minister, The Hon Robyn Lambley officially opened the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) Darwin Centre in November which will provide local services for children with vision or hearing loss.

While RIDBC has been successfully delivering remote services into the Northern Territory via RIDBC Teleschool for many years, the RIDBC Darwin Centre will enhance the support available for families in the Top End.

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