Author: Michael Gillan Peckitt

UK & CP born, living in Japan, blogging about disability
Disability Discrimination Japan Paralympics

“If the Paralympics are not a success, the Tokyo Games are not a success”

“Nearly half of Tokyo’s residents can’t name a single Paralympian, and international sporting officials are worried about the capital’s readiness to accommodate athletes.“

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Disability Japan Welfare

Japan looks towards privatization to help the intellectually disabled

“A report released last month by the Study Group of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare over the idea of ​​the National Institute for Severe Intellectual Disabled People Nozomi’s Garden (Takasaki City, Gumma Prefecture) said, “Roles focusing on business to be implemented as a nation “We also request privatization to be considered,””

Disability Japan Welfare

A mother in Japan talks about discovering her son’s developmental disability

“My son was diagnosed as being autistic spectrum in early childhood when he was a 3rd grade elementary school student. I received this note:

“By knowing the characteristics of a son in early response to the diagnosis, we were able parenting without compared with other child time of Sotsuchichi, time of remove diapers, time begins to speak the language. The son of development unlike other children, it was completely different from childcare books.”