Category: Barrier Free

Barrier Free Disability Employment Japan

Japan’s Health Ministry to tout companies that promote employment of disabled

“Japan’s Health Ministry will accredit small and mid-size companies that actively work to incorporate people with disabilities into their workplaces, under its new recognition system related to employment of the disabled people. Criteria for accreditation include barrier-free access to a company’s facilities, such as setting up slopes; the creation of jobs that utilize disabled people’s abilities; and the creation of an employment plan to promote disabled people’s active job involvement. Companies with up to 300 employees will be eligible for accreditation.”

Barrier Free Disability Japan Welfare

Takarazuka City Mayor introduces ‘barrier free’ language for municipal documents

“The regular meeting of the Takarazuka City Council of Hyogo Prefecture was held on 15th, Mayor Nakagawa Tomoko announced in the administration policy speech of the plenary, “To promote the barrier of the mind”, “Opinion” in the official documents created by the city from April To change the notation of “disability” It was said that there are no cases of using “disability” in municipal documents of the municipal nation in the whole country.”

Barrier Free Disability Media

Yokohama group aims to make media available to the developmentally disabled

“Projects to rewrite newspaper articles, government documents and even manga normally too difficult for persons with mental disabilities to understand. “Slow Communication” based in Yokohama, southwest of Tokyo, which publishes easy-to-understand Japanese news articles on its website. All the sentences are short and the Chinese characters come with smaller kana, or syllabic characters, to assist with pronunciation.”