Yarn Bombing for Deafblind Awareness

Our colleagues in Deafblind International ( DBI) have announced a global yarn bombing project for their June 2021 awareness campaign. Yarn bombing  is an exciting, fun, and creative way to engage members of the deafblind community in a large scale tactile art project.   Each installation around the world will be constructed by people who are deafblind, their families and loved ones, advocates, support staff/… Continue Reading Yarn Bombing for Deafblind Awareness


Happy New Year

The Anne Sullivan Centre would like to wish all our followers and supporters a very Happy and Hopeful New Year.  2020 has been a very difficult year for everybody due to Covid-19 including people who are deafblind.  Thankfully we have gotten through it due to the huge dedication and teamwork of our skilled staff, families, volunteers, board of management and the adaptability and resilience of the people we support in our residential, day and outreach… Continue Reading Happy New Year


Resources for Parents

There are a number of great online resources for parents for home learning and support while COVID-19 meaures are in place.  Today we draw your attention to… The Irish Government’s resources: https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/parents-centre/ The Irish National Council for Special Education which provide resources about a different theme every week: https://ncse.ie/online-resources    




Dublin and Cork Advocacy Working Groups 2020

Dates have been set for the next Anne Sullivan Foundation (ASF) Advocacy Working Groups for Jan 2020. The Dublin Advocacy Working Group will meet on Wednesday 8th January 2020 from 11am-1pm at the Anne Sullivan Centre, Silverpines, Brewery Road, Co Dublin. Lunch will be provided afterwards. If you’d like to be included for lunch, please… Continue Reading Dublin and Cork Advocacy Working Groups 2020


Dublin and Cork Advocacy Working Group Meeting

The next Dublin and Cork Advocacy Working Group Meeting will be a joint meeting held in Dublin on Thursday 24th October 2019. It is open to all people who are deafblind and their family members. However, numbers are limited and will be offered on a first come first served basis. So, please contact Louise Martin… Continue Reading Dublin and Cork Advocacy Working Group Meeting


NCSE and ASC brochure published

The Anne Sullivan Centre and National Council for Special Education (NCSE) are proud to have collaborated on the  development of  a brochure providing information to parents and guardians of children and young people who are deafblind. This publication provides assessment, early intervention and education advice aswell as useful contact details of support organisations. This publication… Continue Reading NCSE and ASC brochure published


Dublin and Cork Advocacy Working Group Meetings

Dates have been set for the next Anne Sullivan Foundation (ASF) Advocacy Working Groups. The Dublin Advocacy Working Group will meet on Wednesday 22nd May from 11am-1pm at the Anne Sullivan Centre, Silverpines, Brewery Road, Co Dublin. Lunch will be provided afterwards. If you’d like to be included for lunch, please contact Louise Martin before Thursday 16th… Continue Reading Dublin and Cork Advocacy Working Group Meetings