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06/11/2019
The one thing all outreach visits have in common is they are improving the ear health amongst indigenous children.

The team at the RIDBC Jim Patrick Audiology Centre have been attending outreach programs to various parts of the state for over 16 years.

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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.

19/12/2012
RIDBC's Chris Rehn, Jan North, Melissa McCarthy with Senator Steven Conroy.

 RIDBC Director of Children’s Services, Jan North and RIDBC Director of Educational Services, Melissa McCarthy, have just published a guide called, RIDBC Teleschool: Guiding Principles for Telepractice, which will give organisations the tools they need to get started and deliver a high quality telepractice service.

 In an Australian first, the guide presents a model of telepractice aimed at delivering services to remotely-located families which are equal to those provided in metropolitan area.

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