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: #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

Christmas is coming: A Christmas Experience Box to anticipate the excitement of Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner. For some it is an exciting time and the run up to it can seem like it goes on forever, and for others Christmas might be a bit overwhelming with different smells, different people and different textures. A Christmas experience box can be useful to use to someone who… Continue Reading Christmas is coming: A Christmas Experience Box to anticipate the excitement of Christmas

Adapted sensory books project

The Anne Sullivan Foundation’s Outreach Services recently completed a pilot project with St. Teresa’s Special School in Ballinasloe and their local secondary school’s TY group. Nine girls from Scoil Mhuire received training from one of our Outreach Consultants on how to adapt books for children who are deafblind and each made a tactile book on… Continue Reading Adapted sensory books project

Book of Kells Online Animation

The Anne Sullivan Foundation recently consulted with Trinity College, Dublin to make their Book of Kells exhibition more accessible to children who are Deaf and hard of hearing, blind and visually impaired, and deafblind. They have adapted 2 animated videos entitled “Seagull, Seagull” and “The Very Long Room” with captions, ISL interpreting and audio descriptions.… Continue Reading Book of Kells Online Animation

Online Deafblind Training Course

The Anne Sullivan Foundation are pleased to announce their next weekly online training course is open for registration. This course is suitable for family members or professionals working with children and adults who have combined hearing and vision impairment. Participants from outside Ireland are very welcome but should understand it will be focused on individuals… Continue Reading Online Deafblind Training Course