Category: Coronavirus

Coronavirus COVID-19 Disability Telework

“I can’t participate in TV or teleconferences.” Japan’s disabled face difficulties working from home

People with disabilities are facing unexpected difficulties from working at home, A study by Osaka-based venture company Mirairo found that people could not hear and could not hold a video conference, and that the number of non-step buses was limited. Mirairo Co., Ltd. engages in consulting services for companies and local governments to propose an environment where people with disabilities can live easily. 

Coronavirus Disability Japan Paralympics Tokyo 2020

IPC President responds to Games Postponement

IPC President, Andrew Parsons said: reaction:

“Postponing the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games as a result of the global COVID-19 outbreak is absolutely the right thing to do.   The health and well-being of human life must always be our number one priority and staging a sport event of any kind during this pandemic is simply not possible.”