August 8, 2016
"The 28th National Forum on Deaf Education" was held on August 6-7 at Tottori-shi, Tottori Prefecture in western Japan, sponsored by the National Council on Education for the Deaf,
The meeting was participated by 284 people rom across Japan, including Deaf/deaf persons, teachers, researchers, parents, and others. They discussed substantiality of the educational environment after Sign Language regulation establishment based on the plenary lecture and subcommittee meetings. (photo)
The Forum has been carried out every year, and the meeting place this year was Tottori Prefecture which established the sign language regulation for the first time nationwide. The subcommittee meetings focused on the field of education in the prefecture, early education, parents support, and sign language and Japanese, etc. as a theme.