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.