Author - Sounds of Silence

‘I was traumatized for not being a part of them’

In conversation with Rohit Singhvi, a 25 year old Graphic designer who has managed to live his life as normal as he could despite being a deaf-mute since birth. Rohit is an active member and student of SOS (Sounds of Silence) organisation. As you read the interview, you will learn a little about deafness, his life and how technology is playing a pivotal role in the education of deaf students. Charu: Tell us about yourself and your background? Rohit: I have been [...]

R- “Seeeeeeti”! Day one, yay one!

Who would have thought that R-City will give its patrons such glee on just a regular Sunday? We the Sounds of Silence (Popularly called the SOS) couldn’t just stop at the World summit awards and hence this awesome weekend at R-City Ghatkopar. Claps and whistles were galore as Sounds of Silence disclosed itself spectacularly amidst a watchful R-City Sunday crowd! Kirtan,( a wonderful dance trainer and contemporary dancer) started the proceedings with a flawless entry on the Mall lobby [...]

My Experience at S.O.S by Aanchal Setia

  Thinking about making a change is easy but actually getting things done is a lot more complicated. All of us at some point of our lives have thought about making a change but I'm quite sure of the fact that most of us have brushed that thought out of our heads in mere seconds by creating an excuse like: What can we do alone? To be honest, I had the same line of thought like everyone until I got involved [...]

How does it feel to be born in the world where your existence is equal to a mere victim?

  Just  being a  hearing impaired person makes your 'live a normal life' card expire for lifetime and just like that in the blink of an eye you are isolated from your own world, how would anyone of us feel? Sorry to break it to you but this is what we the so called 'perfect humans' are doing, always mocking and labelling handicapped people. People with hearing impairment are not at all victims. They have the same potential in them [...]

THROUGH THE “HEARING” GLASS!

They say “When you are deprived of one sense, you are blessed with the other”. One of the most auspicious senses we are granted with is the Sense of Hearing and that makes us undoubtedly the most wonderful creatures on this planet since we can connect to the beautiful and melodious frequencies of this God made nature. The chirping of birds, swaying of the leaves ,rippling of water and the breeze of air makes us so much connected to [...]