The 5th National Gathering of the Deaf with Usher Syndrome will be held in Tochigi Prefecture on October 10-11, 2009.
The program is scheduled as follows.
October 10, Saturday 13:00-17:00
1. Opening ceremony
2. Learning meeting:
Basic knowledge about the Usher Syndrome
3. Mini lecture:
"A hobby that a deaf persons with usher syndrome enjoy"
by Kazuyo Takahashi
4. Open discussion:
"How to run the Society of the Deaf with Usher Syndrome"
Masanori Osugi, president of the National Deaf Blind Organizations Council;
and Satoru Iori, member of the National Deaf Blind Society
October 11, 9:30-12:00
1. Mini lecture:
"About myself having the usher syndrome"
Mr. Kouji Kobayashi
2. Open discussion:
"The Issues, Troubles and Dream that Deaf persons with Usher Syndrome have"
No interpreting provided.
Source in Japanese: