Monthly Archive: August, 2013

Deaf South Asian Americans: Shaji’s First Days in America

Shaji Chacko is a Deaf Indian American who grew up in the Philadelphia area, after immigrating to the US from Hyderabad in the early 80s. I learned about Shaji through the grapevine of… Continue reading

Deaf South Asian Americans: Smita’s First Days in America

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: Karthik’s First Days in America

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