Prefecture opens center in support to Deafblind persons

April 27, 2016
Governor Hirai (right) and the persons 
concerned put up a signboard.

The opening ceremony of the base center called the "Tottori Prefecture Center for the Deafblind" was held at Yonago-shi, Tottori Prefecture in western Japan on April 26.

The center, established by the Prefecture, is manages by Tottori Deafblind Friends Group. It has the function of the counseling service, the living training and also human resource training such as an interpreter and an assistant. Three counselors and others are stationed.

The establishment of a Deafblind support center at a local  government level is the second following Tokyo.

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