September 9, 2016
The job training facility, called "The Violet Hill," which supports work training mainly for the Deaf was opened in Shimonoseki-shi, Yamaguchi Prefecture, a part of western Japan on September 1. (photo)
The facility was remodeled from the building of kindergarten which was closed in March and was opened. 23 Deaf persons have registered as the user at present.
Out of six staffs, three are a sign language interpreter. The main communication methods are sign language and writing. Also six light systems put in six places including a hallway in the facility will light to warn an emergency.