Category: Disability

Disability Japan

Jehovah’s Witnesses attempt to recruit intellectually disabled people in Kobe

An activity often seen at JR Sumiyoshi Station, Kobe is this: Jehovah’s Witnesses setting their stall out and often approaching the intellectually disabled.

Disability Independent Living Japan Welfare

Chūbu region of Japan has a shortage helpers for the disabled

“There are cases where welfare offices in Ishikawa prefecture cannot respond to the needs of users of helpers due to lack of guide helpers that support the mentally handicapped persons going out. The prefecture hopes to concentrate on weekends and so on. There are circumstances that there are not a few helpers who have different jobs such as group home staff.”

Disability Japan Sagamihara

Disability groups questions Sagamihara accused’s ‘unique’ ideas on eugenics

“In the appeal sentence, it is remarked that the incident highlighted that “the disabled people are not worth living” due to the idea of eugenic thought. The disability groups point out that this is not a thought unique to the accused in the Sagamihara massacre, Satoshi Uematsu:

“There was once the eugenic protection law in Japan too” ”