Monthly Archive: July, 2013

Deaf South Asian Americans: Shazia’s Story

Shazia Siddiqi is a Deaf Pakistani American doctor, born in Texas area and raised in California. Meeting a deaf doctor is not a common experience, so I asked her to share her medical… Continue reading

Deaf South Asian Americans: Madan’s Story

Madan Vasishta is a scholar of Deaf Education who splits his time between Washington, DC and Delhi, India. Born and brought up in northern India, Madan became deaf at age 11 and had… Continue reading

Deaf South Asian Americans: Karthik’s Story

Karthik Sethuraman was born in Madras, and moved to Oklahoma City at the age of 20. He has also lived in Las Cruces, NM and most recently, Los Angeles, CA. Currently Karthik works… Continue reading

Deaf South Asian Americans: Sagar’s Story

Sagar Kothari was born and brought up in Poughkeepsie, NY to Indian parents, who immigrated to the US fifty years ago. Sagar is very proud of all of his identities: Indian, American and… Continue reading

Deaf South Asian Americans: Smita’s Story

Smita Kothari was born and brought up in Mumbai, India. She finished her college degrees in Business and in Education in India, never having had interpreters. Smita moved here two years ago after… Continue reading

Deaf South Asian Americans: Zara’s Story

Zara Husain is a Deaf Pakistani American scholar from Columbia University, who divides her time between the east coast and Lahore, Pakistan. She was kind enough to share some stories from her life… Continue reading

Vidyut Latay: Beyond Silence

Vidyut Latay is a filmmaker based out of Los Angeles California as well as a Film Consultant with the nonprofit organization,¬†Filmmakers’ Alliance, which supports new filmmakers in achieving their goals. Her short documentary,… Continue reading