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...
Monthly Meetings for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Monthly Meetings for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Based on my personal experiences and the findings from my Honours research, I decided I wanted to do something to raise awareness and promote inclusion for other people like myself. That is why I started organised and running monthly meetings and gatherings for...

Ramadan Iftar 2016

I was blessed to join Muslim Deaf Association Sydney and other women with hearing loss, for a Ramadan Iftar Dinner. We also had a sign language interpreter attend! Yay for accessibility and inclusion! Today, UMA Sisterhood hosted their annual iftar and what a...
School Visit with Muslim Deaf Association Sydney (MDAS)

School Visit with Muslim Deaf Association Sydney (MDAS)

I was invited by Muslim Deaf Association Sydney to visit a school with a hearing support unit to give a talk to students, staff and parents about Islam, the holy month of Ramadan and what’s it’s like being a deaf Muslim in Sydney.      ...
Islamic Classes in Auslan

Islamic Classes in Auslan

I attended Islamic classes offered in Auslan sign language by the Muslim Deaf Association Sydney.  I made observations for my honours research as well as reflections on my own life and accessible for Deaf and hard of hearing people to access their religion...
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