The deaf can teach you to listen better

Connect through the language of silence, over a cup of tea. 

My name is Singyi. I appear in the video at 0:38.

I speak and read lips. I am deaf.

Hush, to me, is a blend of silence, inclusiveness and connection. 

It has shown me another way that the deaf community can offer something to society: through silence.

Silence, which can be a barrier to a deaf person's integration into the society, can now be used as a common platform for both hearing and non-hearing to engage together.

The hearing face noisiness in their busy lives. The non-hearing face chaos in their lives too, even amid the silence.

At Hush, we give ourselves a moment of peace, learning to be aware of our feelings, being in touch with ourselves and finally, finding acceptance.

Together, we can connect in a common language of silence, over a cup of tea.

You can invite Hush to your workplace or community and support its crowdfunding effort.

Update: Hush crowdfunding has ended. 

About Hush Tea

Singapore's first silent teabar, this social movement employs the deaf TeaRistas to carry out sessions that promote silence, emotional and mental well-being. Since it's inception in 2014, it has "hushed" over 5000 people.



Ivan Tan

Executive Producer

Denise Oliveiro