Deaf Muslims of Canada

Site: Burlington - Mailing Address

Service: Interpretation / Translation

Record #: BTN0176
Last Full Update: 24 May 2023

Contact Information

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Primary Contact Rana Hamby, Program Development & Service Delivery Manager; Email:
Alternate Contact Sasha Khan, Community Outreach Coordinator; Email:
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Agency Information

Description (Agency)

Provides accessibility to Islam for Deaf Muslims

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Zohaib Qureshi, Executive Director
Alternate Executive Usman Siddiqui, Director of Content; Email:
Funding Donations ; Fees

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Make Islamic resources fully accessible to the Deaf through a variety of services including:

  • raising awareness in the community regarding the challenges faced by the Deaf
  • approaching organizers to make their events accessible to the Deaf
  • arranging for interpreters to be present at local mosques for the translation of sermons and prayers
  • arranging for interpreters to be present at festivities (e.g. Eid, Ramadan, Holy night celebrations) as well as Islamic workshops, conferences, and conventions
  • setting up Islamic classes with interpreter services - the curriculum addressing the knowledge level of a Deaf audience
  • training interpreters on Islamic terms and signs so that they are able to interpret in an Islamic setting and context
  • interpreting the Quran into ASL

Hours not specified

Areas Served Canada ; Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions

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Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Burlington
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Burlington, ON
Mailing Address 2153 Donald Rd 
Burlington, ON L7M 3R5
Physical Access Not Applicable - Mailing address

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading Interpretation / Translation ; Language Instruction
Service Categories Interpretation/Translation ~ Hearing Loss ; Interpretation/Translation ~ Muslim Community ; Sign Language Instruction ~ Muslim Community ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Hearing Loss