“Businesses in Kyoto City, which conduct “Planning Counseling Support Projects” that creates and revises the plans necessary for using disability welfare services made the decision to withdraw some services because “it cannot be made profitable if we try to carefully face each person,” but also where we started “counseling of counseling office” as a new project. The planning rate of Kyoto Prefecture persons with disabilities is considered the second worst in the country.
“Serving as Japan’s flag-bearer in the opening ceremony was Kaede Maegawa, a member of the national women’s track and field team. She said she walked with her head held high during the ceremony hoping that the audience “will realize that a person with a prosthetic leg can walk gracefully.” ”
“While there is no Paralympic category for athletes solely with hearing impairments, the deaf community is not just watching the momentum build from the sidelines, and the Japanese Federation of the Deaf has launched a campaign to bring the Deaflympics — Olympic Games for the deaf — to Japan for the first time.”