Deaf prefecture association holds annual convention in Fukushima

Resolutions were adopted at the Prefecture Welfare Convention of the Deaf.
(photo: http://www.minyu-net.com/)

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.


Japanese source:
http://www.minyu-net.com/news/topic/0304/topic2.html

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