Category: Coronavirus

Coronavirus COVID-19 Disability Japan Welfare

Japan’s Health, Labour and Welfare Ministry compiles support measurs for people with disabilities during COVID-19 crisis

Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has compiled support measures to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection in facilities for persons with disabilities.

Coronavirus Disability Japan Telework

In response to COVID-19 Japanese company provides teleworking system for employees with disabilities

Daisuke Sugimoto, a representative of the company ‘D&I’ – Diversity and Inclusion’ is taking measures to prevent the spread of infectious diseases in light of the growing number of companies recommending telecommuting and teleworking due to the spread of the new coronavirus, and will provide D&I’s service for people with disabilities through the ‘Enkaku Cloud’, free of charge from March 11, 2020 to April 30, 2020.


Coronavirus Disability Education Hokkaido

As coronavirus closes special needs schools Hokkaido disability groups request alternative arrangements

Following the closure of all special needs schools in Hokkaido due to the spread of the new coronavirus, parents and other groups have requested the Education Committee to create a place for children with disabilities.

Six organizations, including parents with children with disabilities, such as intellectual disability and autism, made requests to the school’s Board of Education, Yoshihiro Sato, and submitted a request.