April 30, 2016
Kadogawa Shinichiro (photo), 51, an Osaka resident, was the first Deafblind person with a guide dog across Japan in March.
Usually an oral directive is given to a guide dog, but Kadogawa, who has a problem in spoken communication, has applied himself to practice together with a dog so that he could give directions by a hand movement since May, 2015.
When moving, he usually uses a white cane, but to study rehabilitation for persons with disabilities in US during his 20's, He saw, impressed with that American Deafblind friend lived with a guide dog.
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