A hand touching wheat in a field with the words People who are deafblind face unique challenges. Recognising deafblindness as a seperate and  distinct disability is a vital first step in ensuring people get the services and supports they need

Real Life Experiences of Deafblindness

People who are deafblind and family members who are part of The Anne Sullivan Foundation Advocacy Working Groups share their experiences of deafblindness. Read More Real Life Experiences of Deafblindness.

Staff and service user sitting side by side and shaping clay with their hands during a pottery activity

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. Read more about what we do.

A group of staff and supporters of The Anne Sullivan Centre standing and kneeling outdoors in Marlay Park after a 5k fundraising run

Get Involved

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. Read more how to Get Involved.

Winter webinar series red writing, loudspeaker, stars and Anne Sullivan Foundation logo

Winter Webinar Series

The Anne Sullivan Foundation is hosting a series of webinars in the coming weeks that are open to anyone supporting someone who is deafblind or anyone interested in learning more about this area.  Please find details of our upcoming webinar series below: November 17th 12-1pm: An Introduction to Deafblindness webinar A great introduction for anyone who is… Continue Reading Winter Webinar Series
Selection of adapted books on shelf in DunLeary library

Deafblind Literacy Project

We are delighted to announce that a selection of our adapted books from this years deafblind literacy project are now available to loan in the Lexicon library Dunlaoghaire. The remainder of the books created during this project will go to special schools around the country where they are very much needed!Thank you so much to:@ica.ireland,… Continue Reading Deafblind Literacy Project
Poster for Family fun workshop with text helping to adapt books for children with sensory impairments on March 2nd 4pm to 5:30pm. Image of an open book on a purple and white background

Family Fun Workshop

The Anne Sullivan Foundation is proud to partner with Dunlaoghaire Rathdown Lexicon library to provide a workshop on how to adapt picture books for children with sensory impairments. This will be a hands-on, creative activity suitable for children aged 5 and upwards. A parent or guardian must accompany children. This workshop will take place on… Continue Reading Family Fun Workshop