Deaf prefecture association holds annual convention in Fukushima

Resolutions were adopted at the Prefecture Welfare Convention of the Deaf.

March 4, 2013

The "33rd Prefecture Welfare Convention of the Deaf" was held in Kitakata-shi, Fukushima Prefecture on March 3, and adopted the convention resolution which aims at a better sign-language interpreting system, realization of a prefecture information dissemination facility for the Deaf, etc.

The convention was sponsored by the Fukushima Prefecture Association of the Deaf, and about 450 Deaf/deaf persons and sign language circle members within the prefecture participated.

Oya Susumu san, who is Deaf and Director of a care home for the Deaf aged in Awaji, Hyogo Prefecture, was a keynote speaker, introducing his own social activity, etc.

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