What we do

Master of Special Education

The West Australian Foundation for Deaf Children (Inc) collaborates with RIDBC Renwick Centre to offer a Master of Special Education Course to train teachers to become qualified Teachers of the Deaf. For further information regarding the course, please contact Claire Farrington at the Renwick Centre.

See: Study to become a Teacher of the Deaf in Western Australia in our News section.

Tel / TTY:   (02) 9872 0303
Fax:            (02) 9873 1614
Email:        renwickenq@ridbc.org.au

Professional Development

The West Australian Foundation for Deaf Children work in partnership with RIDBC Renwick Centre to provide continued professional development thought the year. Please click on the link  to access the annual programme http://www.ridbc.org.au/renwick/calendar-events.

Assistive Technology for Families of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children

The West Australian Foundation for Deaf Children (Inc) can provide loan opportunities of assistive technologies to families of Deaf and Hard of Hearing children who are serviced by the School of Special Educational Needs Sensory.

Display and loan equipment is categorised into four major areas:

  • Sound Enhancement Technology
  • Television Enhancement Technology
  • Telecommunication Enhancement Technology
  • Signal/Alerting Technology

 Community Engagement

The West Australian Foundation for Deaf Children (Inc) strives to provide community engagement by:

  • Providing support and information to families of Deaf and and Hard of Hearing children
  • Family Network Group
  • Parent Mentoring Programme
  • Advocacy

Deaf History and Heritage Group

Preservation of deaf history in Western Australia coordinated by volunteers.

Working in Partnership

The West Australian Foundation for Deaf Children (Inc) aims to work collaboratively with other organisations to provide responsive services to deaf and hard of hearing children and their families. The West Australian Foundation for Children (Inc) works in partnership with Earbus Foundation, Better Hearing, School of Special Educational Needs, Sensory (SSENS) and the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC).