Start-Up Ummah!

Start-Up Ummah!

On January 16th I was asked to present at a new and exciting project called Start-Up Ummah! click here for link to event page! Houssam Bizri, the man who helped me create this Silent Signs page, asked me to present on Disabilty Focused Start- Ups! While I am not a...
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...
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