Move for establishment of information center for the Deaf in Akita Prefecture

The Akita Prefecture Welfare Convention in which 200 persons participated and promoted exchange.

September 23, 2013

The Akita Prefecture Welfare Convention was held in the citizen exchange study center at Yuri-Honjo-shi in the prefecture, a part of northeastern Japan, on September 22.

The convention was sponsored by the Prefecture Association of the Deaf, which about 200 Deaf persons and supporters attended from every place within the prefecture.

In order that a Deaf person might live in comfort, it was decided that movement should be developed towards installation of the information dissemination institution which trains and dispatches a sign-language interpreting care taker, and offers consultation support, etc.

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