Picture book read to Deaf children in sign language

May 15, 2016

There was the event that story telling through a picture book expressed in sign language on May 14 at the Municipal Katsunuma Library in Koshu City, Yamanashi Prefecture near Tokyo. About 30 Deaf children and their siblings participated.

The event which tells the pleasure of the picture book to the Deaf children takes place several times a year. The group leader  is Osano Kie, 37, a Deaf woman and teacher of the Prefecture School for the Deaf. She read two picture books to the children by sign language. They were enjoying the story signed (photo). 

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