Category: Osaka

Disability Education Japan Osaka

“I don’t think it’s permissible because it’s a handicapped person.”

“The Osaka Prefectural Education Agency announced on the 23rd that a 40-year-old male teacher at the special support school violated a boy in a junior high school,”

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Disability Expo 2025 Osaka Osaka Kansai Expo 2025

Osaka Prefecture to follow Tokyo’s example to make hotels ‘barrier free’ for 2025 Expo

“According to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, this is approach is following the example set by Tokyo, which is preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The policy is to make more detailed regulations that affect the city, such as making public facilities barrier-free.”

Disability Disasters Earthquake Japan Osaka

Early support means Evacuation Centers are ‘safe’ for disabled people in Osaka

“During the earthquake occurring in the northern part of Osaka Prefecture, the elderly and disabled people living alone moved to the evacuation center as many people needed assistance in the event of a disaster. “Even if I go home,” “Because everyone is safe”. The fear of frequent aftershocks and feeling of loneliness is strong, and relief is voiced that the person who is in the shelter is safe.”