Silent Signs Goes to Indonesia!

Silent Signs Goes to Indonesia!

Selamat datang Hello to all! Last week I went to Indonesia! I went there for the first International Conference Disability and Diversity in Muslim Societies: Experiences from Asia!    The conference was held at the beautiful Hotel Grandhika in Jakarta, organised and...
Sydney Deaf Festival 2017!

Sydney Deaf Festival 2017!

On Saturday 21st October was the annual Deaf Festival at Parramatta River. And for the first time ever, we set up a Muslim Deaf Community stall! Silent Signs, along with Muslim Deaf Association Sydney, Deaf Muslim Australia, Deaf Muslim Wellness and...
Australian Social Policy Conference 2017

Australian Social Policy Conference 2017

I’ve been asked to present twice at the 3-day Australian Social Policy Conference 2017 at the University of NSW this week. On Monday afternoon I joined the Round-table panel discussion on “Research Community Partnerships”. I shared my experiences as...
Going to the Movies: A Frustrating Experience

Going to the Movies: A Frustrating Experience

So my friend and I wanted to watch ‘Victoria and Abdul’ at the Cinema yesterday.  “When will we watch it”? She asks me one day.  “Whenever there is closed captions available”! I reply. Going to the movies has always been a...
What does it mean to be a social researcher?

What does it mean to be a social researcher?

This year, after working a few jobs as a research assistant as well as volunteering in community projects, I am learning the true meaning of being a social researcher. Last year I spent my honours year at university conducting my own research and topic and had to...
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