Training for information support volunteers at National Athletic Meet starts

April 12, 2015  
The training program with which 
650 people have registered starts.

Morioka-shi, Iwate Prefecture:

The training program for "information support volunteers" by the prefecture organizing committee of the National Athletic Meet and the National Disability Sports Meet, which will be held in 2016, has started in Morioka-shi located in northeastern Japan on April 11.

All kinds of training related to note taking, sign language and writing will be provided from now on. The participants learn how to convey information to the Deaf athletes and audience during an opening the closing ceremonies and sports venues. 

A training program for note taking was held at the Prefecture Information Center for the Visually impaired and Deaf on the day, which 44 people attended.

Japanese source:

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