Our Stall at the 2018 NSW Deaf Festival

Our Stall at the 2018 NSW Deaf Festival

We had a ‘Muslim Deaf Community Stall’ for the 2nd time ever at the NSW annual Deaf Festival 2018. A few years ago, I went to the deaf festival for the first time. I still remember I was the only visible, Muslim person wearing the hijab. A few people came...
Ramadan Iftar 2018

Ramadan Iftar 2018

We were blessed to have organised another Ramadan Iftar Dinner for Deaf Muslims and their family and friends! Thank you to MuslimCare Australia for allowing us to use their office space/ facilities and massive thank you to Fatooums Kitchen for donating all the food...
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...
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.Β  “When will we watch it”? She asks me one day.Β  “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...
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