Police training school students learn sign language and Deaf life

In order to understand feelings of Deaf persons, and to attempt communications, the sign language course was held in the Police Training School in Kai city, Yamanashi Prefecture, and 74 students and regional policemen participated.

Kayoko Nishina, a member of the Yamanashi Prefecture Association of the Deaf, who became deaf at the age of 2, explained a daily life of the Deaf, etc. with the slides based on the real experience.

The students were listening ardently. In the practice, they were learning words such as "koban (police stand box)" and "police station" besides the method of the self introduction by sign language.


Source in Japanese:
http://sankei.jp.msn.com/region/chubu/yamanashi/090614/ymn0906140239001-n1.htm

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