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Colour blindness: babies, children & teens | Raising Children Network

Children with colour blindness have trouble telling some colours apart. If your child is colour blind, you might notice symptoms at around four years.

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Vision impairment & blindness: children | Raising Children Network

Vision impairment covers vision problems like low vision, vision loss, and blindness. Children with vision impairment get a lot out of early intervention.

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Learn Braille Online Through UEB Online - Royal Institute for Deaf & Blind Children

Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) has created the world’s first eLearning braille course, UEB Online

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Staying safe with blind and curtain cords | Product Safety Australia

Loose or looped cords can be extremely dangerous. Parents and carers are urged to take the necessary steps to ensure blinds and curtains in your home don't pose a threat to your children.

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Eye Health - Health Topics - Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

While Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children often have better eyesight than non-Indigenous children, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults are three times more likely to experience vision loss or blindness than non-Indigenous adults. Uncorrected refractive error, cataracts and diabetic retinopathy are the main causes of vision loss and blindness among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Around 90% of vision loss and blindness among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is preventable or treatable, and there are positive signs that eye health initiatives are closing the vision gap.

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Hearing Options - Royal Institute for Deaf & Blind Children

Read Alan’s story Read Marc’s story Fantastic Fingerspellers at the Forster Bee Read Xavier’s story  For some people, hearing aids are no longer enough

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Vision Stories - Royal Institute for Deaf & Blind Children

Meet the people we support Every journey is an individual one

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Emerging Language - Royal Institute for Deaf & Blind Children

Many parents think that language needs to be taught by a professional teacher in a formal, structured setting

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NDIS Resources - Royal Institute for Deaf & Blind Children

NDIS Service Agreements A guide to the service agreement you will sign when you choose RIDBC to provide support under NDIS

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Albinism | Vision Australia. Blindness and low vision services

What is albinism? Albinism is an inherited condition. It affects the eyes and skin of some individuals, and only the eyes of others. It results from the body's inability to produce normal amounts of a pigment called melanin.  

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