Category: Tokyo 2020

Japan Paralympics Tokyo 2020

Former Canadian Paralympian Calls on Japan to Be More Inclusive

The former Paralympic swimmer said that the legacy of the Tokyo Paralympics should be Japan becoming more aware of people with disabilities and barriers they face and realizing a more inclusive society.

Deaf Disability Hearing Impaired Japan Paralympics Tokyo 2020

NHK lauded for deaf interpreter use in Tokyo Games ceremony broadcasts

Broadcast via NHK’s educational channel, the deaf interpreters, for whom sign language is their first language, were able to convey more detailed and nuanced coverage of the Olympic closing ceremony and Paralympic opening ceremony by communicating information provided to them by signers who can hear.