Web Desk: From the last few years an ample of differently-abled people have broken stereotypes and their stories give hope and inspiration and have proved that disability doesn’t matter but individual’s strength, determination and personality does.
“We are the same, I just don’t regret that I could not hear and speak like you… Yes, I am a Deaf person,” wrote activist Zahra M Manji, who was born deaf, in a heartfelt post which has resonated with many.
Born in Karachi, Pakistan, Manji calls herself a proud member of the Deaf community. In her viral post, she shared several things that a deaf person does differently.
A Pakistani activist Zahra M Manji gave us a peek into her life. In a post she shared things are hearing-impaired person does differently. “I wake up every day, with a vibrating alarm or a bright light, which sometimes becomes uncomfortable for other. Yeah, I’m a Deaf person.”
Manji was born deaf, but she still holds a master’s degree in Deaf Education, her aim is to promote awareness on the issue.
“I started to write this post in hopes to change the perspectives in the society both near and far,” She added that individuals who are deaf should be called exactly what they are, without labels such as ‘disabled’ or ‘differently-abled’.