Making Religion & Mosques Accessible

Making Religion & Mosques Accessible

As you have probably seen, this year has been amazing for the Deaf Muslim Community in Sydney. So much more access and awareness had happened, especially in Mosques and community and religious events. Check out: 10 Amazing things that happened for deaf muslims in...
Muharram in Auslan 2019

Muharram in Auslan 2019

The first ever, full Muharram in Auslan project in Sydney where we booked Auslan sign language interpreters for most of the programs! What is Muharram? Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar. Every year many Muslims, mostly Shia Muslims, commemorate the...
Starting my PhD: Part 2

Starting my PhD: Part 2

My Unique Position  As a researcher starting my PhD journey, observing and reflecting for myself and my research, it’s amazing how I’m starting in a unique time and place of my life. But being an Australian Muslim Woman with hearing loss, means I have many roles...
Peer Support Project!

Peer Support Project!

A while ago, I shared that I was working on a project about Peer Support (see: http://silentsigns.net/2019/03/26/peer-support-practice-review/#.XRwtp-gzbIU). Well that project has finished and I would like to share with you some of the exciting and amazing things that...
Starting my PhD!

Starting my PhD!

I have started my PhD this month! My PhD is under the Social Policy Research Centre at UNSW, same place where I have also worked at! While I enjoyed working on different research projects about disabilty for the last 2 years, I am grateful for the opportunity and...
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