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.

Triston standing behind his orange sports wheelchair

Waterford Viking Marathon

We are delighted to announce that Triston Pethe, one of the people we support, is training to compete in the Half-Marathon Race at the Waterford Viking Marathon 2024 on the 23rd June. Triston and his father Keith have been training hard in the South Eastern Technical University Arena and along the greenway  between Waterford and… Continue reading Waterford Viking Marathon
I'm Presentting at AOTI September 26th and 27th in white writing on tourquoise background

AOTI Conference 2024

The Anne Sullivan Foundation Outreach team have been accepted for a poster presentation at the Association of Occupational Therapists Ireland (AOTI) conference in September. The topic being covered is Active Learning, an area we are very passionate about as the benefits of Active Learning can include; increased communication, fine and gross motor skills development and… Continue reading AOTI Conference 2024
Winter webinar series poster with Anne Sullivan Foundation logo and graphic of people using accessible tech

Assistive Technology Webinar

We are sorry that the Assistive Technology webinar on January 29th is now full, but if you wish to register your interest for the next one you can join a waiting list by registering on the following form: Webinar waiting list form We will set up a new date and time when we have a… Continue reading Assistive Technology Webinar