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    




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


Cork Advocacy Working Group Meeting

The Cork Advocacy Working Group will meet on Wednesday 20th March in the Cork Deaf Association Offices on MacCurtain Street, Cork city.  The main meeting will run from 11am to 12 noon. This will be followed by a special Movement for Wellbeing Workshop with Laura Dowdall from 12 to 1pm. This is suitable for all participants at all levels of… Continue reading Cork Advocacy Working Group Meeting


VIBOXO SoundSenses for Musical Education, Entertainment and Therapy

Orla O’Sullivan is a member of the Anne Sullivan Foundation Advocacy Working Group in Cork who advocate for the wider community of people who are deafblind in Ireland. Orla is developing VIBOXO SoundSenses and is keen to get feedback from the community. Orla will demonstrate the VIBOXO SoundSenses test rig at the Anne Sullivan Centre,… Continue reading VIBOXO SoundSenses for Musical Education, Entertainment and Therapy



Upcoming Advocacy Meetings

Dates have been set for the next Anne Sullivan Centre (ASC) Advocacy Working Groups. The Cork Advocacy Group will meet on Wednesday 21st November from 11am-1pm in Cork Deaf Association Offices on MacCurtain Street, Cork city. The Dublin Advocacy Group will meet on Wednesday 12th December (Note: postponed until January) from 11am-1pm in the Anne Sullivan Centre on Brewery Road, Co… Continue reading Upcoming Advocacy Meetings