These courses are delivered Face to Face and are open to everyone to attend; parents, teachers, school executives, principals, allied health and medical professionals as well as students. These courses are held at RIDBC Renwick Centre, around Australia and in some international locations.
Many of these sessions are available through remote access from around the country and world.
These sessions offer the research and practical skills as well as networking opportunities.



2019: Auslan 2

9:00 am | | CPE19ASL2

This interactive course provides participants with an opportunity to build on the foundations that they learnt in Auslan 1.


Auslan Assessment

12:00 pm | | CPE19ASLA

This assessment is offered to those participants that have completed the Auslan 1 and 2 course. The assessment is a practical and takes about one hour to complete with an external assessor.


Social Perspectives on Deafness and Deaf Education

9:00 am | | CPE19SDF

This two day event will explore the identity and social emotional development of children and adults who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing.  It will review the impact and influence of the identities and linguistic backgrounds for people who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, including those with Indigenous and other cultural backgrounds.


The first five years: Inclusive practices for young children with vision impairment

9:00 am | | CPE19EYFW

This two-day workshop provides professionals and parents with knowledge and practice in including children with vision impairment in early childhood settings. Topics will include early braille literacy and numeracy and resources production, technology options, orientation and mobility techniques, and strategies to promote inclusion in the day-to-day interactions, experiences, activities and routines that occur in home and early childhood settings



9:00 am | | CPE19VSC

This two day conference provides an opportunity for educators and related specialists to come together to share and discuss the education of children and students with vision loss. Presentations will focus on curriculum, pedagogy, assessment, access and a range of issues related to student support.


Predictors, outcomes and teaching strategies for at-risk populations of children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families

9:00 am | | CPE19CYI

Our students exhibit an enormous range of variables that can influence their educational outcomes. These variables can include:  low socio-economic status (income and education), non-English speaking populations (non-speakers of the language of the country in which they reside), and additional disabilities including cognitive/neurological and autism. This workshop will provide information about * Identifying and dealing (more…)