Open House held at Special Support School for the Deaf in Miyazaki Prefecture

An Open House took place on October 19 at the Nobeoka Special Support School for the Deaf in Nobeoka City, Miyazaki Prefecture, located in the southern island of Japan, for the purpose to raise awareness on Deaf education.

The school with 15 Deaf and HoH children enrolled has an aim to be open to the local community. Head teacher Yasuo Saito says, "We are trying to keep contact with the local community, and to expand the circle of support".

Seven people, including the local residents, experts from the child care centers and the kindergartens etc., observed some of the children practice a play in sign language prior to the planned cultural festival, some work on arithmetic lessons and the Japanese language, etc. for about two and a half hours.

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