Category: Intellectual disabilities

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Former Aichi facility worker sentenced to three years for assaulting people with intellectual disabilities

Defendant Mizuno apologized in the final statement, crying, “I never hated the residents and I don’t know why I did that.”

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Group home for intellectually disabled in Amami City destroyed by fire

A fire broke out in Amami City, Kagoshima Prefecture on the night of the 14th, and one group home was completely destroyed. At the time of the fire, there were six men with intellectual disabilities in their 50s and 60s who moved into the facility, but all of them escaped safely under the guidance of the facility staff.