Imperial member speaks in sign language at Deaf event

Kiko (left) and her daughter Kako 
December 12, 2015

Tokyo:

Kiko, the wife of Prince Akishinomiya who is the Crown Prince's younger brother, and her second daughter Princess Kako attended the event in Tokyo to promote information access to the Deaf community.

Kiko made a speech by sign language about the tool for a Deaf person to receive information, issues of information access at the time of an accident, etc.

The imperial members also dropped in at the section introducing the modern technology useful for advancement of the life of visually impaired and had the explanation about Deaflympic athletes (photo). 


Japanese source:
http://www.fukushishimbun.co.jp/topics/11520

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