Category: Japan

Disability Japan Paralympics Travel

Japan to increase number of wheelchair-friendly hotel rooms

“Under the new rules, hotels with 201 to 300 rooms, for example, would have to have three or more rooms accessible to wheelchair users.”

Disability Disasters Japan

Parents of disabled son who died in West Japan floods speak about ‘family treasure’

“We wanted him to return alive. Kyohei Yamaguchi (20) of Imari city, Saga Prefecture, who went missing as a result of the heavy rain that struck West Japan, was near a disabled residential facility and his body was discovered on the coast, downstream, two days later. Kyohei was heavily autistic and loved the water. In the heavy rain, it seems that he was the only one entered the muddy stream to go to see the river. His parents trembled, “He was a treasure of our family.” ”