English article: Local govts bringing deaf, hearing closer

August 05, 2016


Municipalities across Japan are working to spur greater use of sign language by passing ordinances to make it an official language, a boon for the Deaf.

One such place is Akashi, Hyogo Prefecture, which passed a local government regulation over a year ago. I walked along the streets with a Deaf person, wondering if perceptions had changed since then.

Read more:

No comments: