Abilympics Japan Podcast

Disability News Japan Podcast: Inclusion and the Hiroshima Abilympics

The “Hiroshima Abilympics” has been held since 2003 by Hiroshima Prefecture and other organizations to promote employment of people with disabilities. 51 people, including students from special needs schools and people working at companies in the prefecture, participated in the event on the 7th.

By Barrier Free Japan

January 10 2023

HIROSHIMA – The “Hiroshima Abilympics” was held in Hiroshima City, where people with disabilities compete in customer service, cleaning, and other skills that they have trained for on a daily basis.

The “Hiroshima Abilympics” has been held since 2003 by Hiroshima Prefecture and other organizations to promote employment of people with disabilities. 51 people, including students from special needs schools and people working at companies in the prefecture, participated in the event on the 7th.

The Abilympics (Olympics of Abilities) are competitions of vocational skills and abilities specifically designed for persons with disabilities to enable them to demonstrate and develop their talents.

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