Mayors exchange views about sign language spread

June 7, 2015  

Kobe-shi, Hyogo Prefecture:
The mayors in Hyogo Prefecture talk 
about their Sign Language Regulation.

The Prefecture Association of the Deaf sponsored the "sign language forum" in the Nada Ward Hall at Kobe-shi next to Osaka on May 6, in which about 500 citizens and others participated.

Invited were four mayors in the prefecture who had established a Sign Language regulation. They looked back to regulation establishment, discussing the policy to spread sign language among their citizens.

Five out of 18 autonomous bodies across the country that established the regulation are in the prefecture.

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