Elderly care training course in sign language to start in the next fiscal year in Gunma Prefecture

February 05, 2013

For fiscal 2014, responding to the need for the care of the elderly Deaf, Gunma Prefecture will start a training course for home helpers who sign.

The training course aims also at more employment of the qualified Deaf persons as well as to support the elderly Deaf who are prone to isolation without signed communication.

Intended for people who can sign including Deaf persons, the training courses will be conducted with sign language interpreting.

Japanese original article:
http://mainichi.jp/area/gunma/news/20130205ddlk10100212000c.html

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