JDS News, September 2014 issue contents

10th anniversary of JDS Nara Branch

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Reporting on Day 1 of the training seminar for JDS consultation staff
“Invaluable time of learning and sharing”

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Administrative Note on membership fee payment and donation

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Reporting on Day 2 of the training seminar for JDS consultation staff (vol.1)
“Children with Down Syndrome in school classrooms and role of the teachers”
<Mr. Koichi Sato, a school teacher at Miyagi Koumei Special Education School>

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Cover story: It was me who really grew up as my son grows up
<Ms. Kazuyo Nakachi, Okinawa>

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“Art as a haven of happiness” – expressing one’s palpitation of the souls

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Towards the 2015 World Down Syndrome Day
*Accepting applications for the event performers and memorial T-shirt designs

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Reporting on the meeting of Japan Genetic Counseling Society
After One year from the introduction of the new pre-natal testing (NIPT)

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[Books] Happy Birthday ~It’s alright, you are welcome ~

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Result of questionnaire: first grade of elementary school 2014 (1)

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Infant Development Consultation No.227
Playing and development of children
<Ms. Kaori Hosokawa, a consultation staff>

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Message from the Directors: July

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Notes from the Office: 7/1~7/31

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Information Bulletin

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*For the cover story, read the family’s account on pages eight and nine.

JDS News, September comment on cover page

Hiroaki Nakachi, 15-year-old high school student from Okinawa,
performing Eisa (traditional drum and dance performance to pray for the repose of souls)
which he began taking lessons at the age of three.