Deaf Japanese History: 1920's - 1930's

1920
- JAD holds 3rd general assembly at Osaka School for the Blind and Deaf-Mute, and revises its statutes.

- First oral school, Nippon Oral School for the Deaf, opens in Tokyo.

1921
JAD holds 4th general assembly at Nagoya School for the Blind and Deaf-Mute.

1923
- JAD holds 5th general assembly at Kyoto School for the Deaf-Mute.

- Osaka City School for the Deaf-Mute opens.

- Kanto Great Earthquakes attack Tokyo and cities nearby and many deaf persons injured or killed.

- National Association of Education of the Deaf-Mute formed.

1924
Tokyo Oral School for the Deaf starts a special class for hard of hearing children.

1925
- JAD holds special general assembly in Tokyo.

- Ministry of Education issues a certificate for incorporation of the JAD.

- Kyoto School separated into two, respectively for the blind and the deaf.

1926
- Incorporated JAD holds first general meeting at Kyoto School with 295 participants.

- First national sports games for the deaf held in Kyoto.

- Nippon Oral Preschool program starts.

1927
Statue encourages enrollment of school-aged children, applying to schools for the deaf.

1928
JAD holds 3rd general meeting in Osaka.

1929
Ministry of Education publishes Japanese language textbooks for the blind and deaf-mute respectively.

1931
- Japanese manual fingerspelling invented by Gensuke Osone, teacher at Osaka City School for the Deaf.

- "Deaf Monthly" published.

1932
Protection Act enacts, defining areas of application of the law according to degree of disability.

1934
- By the year elementary schools in Tokyo has started classes for the hard of hearing.

- Typhoon destroys buildings of Osaka City School for the Deaf.

1935
- By the year, oral method taken root, introduced in most of schools for the deaf.

- "Deaf Almanac" published.

1936
Ministry of Education conducts survey on school-aged deaf children.

1937
- Commission on education forms and reports on schools for the deaf, in pushing for compulsory education.

- Helen Keller visits Japan.

1938
National track and fields meet for the deaf-mute held in Kyoto.

1939
JAD memberships increased to 1816.

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