Welfare of Those with Hearing Impairment

  • Takeo Kobayashi


“A barrier” means a fence or an obstacle, but the term is recently used in connection with handicapped persons as in “barrier-free society”. There are physical barriers and institutional barriers. We shall first discuss physical barriers that we encounter in everyday life.


Hearing Impairment Sign Language Handicapped Person Institutional Barrier Sign Language Interpreter 
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Takeo Kobayashi
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    • 2
  1. 1.Department of OtolaryngologyTeikyo UniversityIchihara-city, ChibaJapan
  2. 2.Ichihara HospitalIchihara-city, ChibaJapan

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