What we do
The Anne Sullivan Centre provides a range of services for people who are deafblind across the country. We aim to support each person in their ongoing development while taking account of their individual needs and preferences. More.
The Anne Sullivan Centre aims to facilitate adults who are deafblind to pursue meaningful, active and fulfilling lives through a range of planned activities and individualised programmes. More.
Deirdre Leech (Deafblind Outreach Consultant) and Heather Colson-Osborne (Team Leader at Anne Sullivan Centre) were given the opportunity to represent Ireland at the 9th Deafblind International European Conference in Aalborg, Denmark in September 2018. The theme of the conference was “Touch of Closeness: Maintaining Social Connectedness” so all of the presentations revolved around topics relating […]
“Supporting individuals with CHARGE syndrome in educational and clinical settings” The Anne Sullivan Centre is pleased to announce that it will host a professional workshop on CHARGE syndrome on Friday, October 13, 2017 from 1-4pm at Athlone Institute of Technology . This should be of interest to all classroom teachers, visiting teachers, SNAs, Social Workers, […]
On July 14th 2017, Minister of State for Disability Finian Mc Grath launched a new National Disability Inclusion Strategy spanning 2017 to 2021. The Strategy will take a whole of Government approach to improving the lives of people with disabilities both in a practical sense, and also in creating the best possible opportunities for people with […]
Genetic testing is the only way for people to get a definitive diagnosis of Usher Syndrome. A genetic confirmation of Usher Syndome is also necessary to be eligible to participate in gene-based clinical trials such as gene therapy. Learn more about about the latest research here.