Image of 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.

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

AIB Community Fund

The Anne Sullivan Foundation is proud to have been nominated in the first ever AIB Community €1 Million Fund! Thank you to all our supporters in our local communities who took the time to nominate us. You can view the full list of nominated charities here: Link to list of AIB nominated charities #AIBSupportingCommunities #BackedbyAIB

ASF radio ad

The Anne Sullivan Foundation is currently running a radio ad throughout September to raise awareness of deafblindness and highlight the work we do. Our mission is to enable the 13,635 (Central Statistics Office, 2016) people who are deafblind to live meaningful, active and fulfilling lives. We do this by providing residential, day, outreach and advocacy… Continue Reading ASF radio ad

Census 2022

Be counted! Census day is April 3rd. Census takers could be calling to your house any day. If you are a person who is deafblind, please remember on question 15 to fill out that you have both a hearing and vision impairment and on question 16, please indicate the level of support you require. Please… Continue Reading Census 2022