Lecture meeting by doctor who signs to be held in Tokyo

The Study Group of Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will hold a lecture meeting in Tokyo on November 3, 2011, 13:30-16:00.

Dr. HIRANO Koji, the lecturer, began learning sign language in his high school days, and became a certified sign language interpreter.

He graduated from the medical department, Tohoku University in 1990, and opened an otolaryngology clinic in Tokyo in April, 2004. He has been involved in medical activities for the Deaf.

He is also acting as a board member of the "Medical Network for the Deaf/HoH" (MNDH) which is a nationwide network organization of the medical staffs who study health care problems of the Deaf/Hoh.

Dr. Hirano will talk about his various experiences as a doctor, and MNDH activity, etc.

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