Deaf society donates sign language DVD for fire rescue crew


Toyokawa-shi Deaf Welfare Society in Aichi Prefecture donated the sign language DVD to Toyokawa-shi fire fighting head office on July 21 

In order that the emergency and rescue crew in each fire department can sign at a site, the head office will distribute the DVD to five fire departments.

The society hold a lecture meeting on the proper use of an ambulance for the rescue staff in September, 2016, participated by three rescue members for the first time. It was found that they respond to a Deaf patient by means of writing.

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