Interpreting training begins prior to national sports convention in Iwate Prefecture in 2016

The leaders discuss the short course schedule
of a sign language volunteer for next year.
[photo: http://www.iwate-np.co.jp/]
September 22, 2014

The National Athletic Meet and the National Disabilities Sports Convention will be held in Iwate Prefecture, a part of East Japan, in 2016.

The prefectural organizing committee plans to assign 600 volunteers as an information support volunteers for the Deaf athletes and visitors: 300 interpreters and 300 CART/note takers.

Application for volunteers will start in October.

Twenty six "leaders" of the interpreting team has started their training on September 21. They will act as an instructor to the applicants in the training program which will be held next year.


Japanese source:
http://www.iwate-np.co.jp/cgi-bin/topnews.cgi?20140922_11


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