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Disability Japan

2012 Report by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Possibility of 6.5% of the children developing Aspergers or ADHD

“According to a survey conducted by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in 2012, there is a possibility of about 6.5% of the children of regular elementary and middle school developing . “Autistic Spectrum Syndrome” or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)”

Crime Disability Japan

72-year-old mother arrested for killing her daughter, “I was pessimistic about the future.”

“Kanagawa Prefectural Police of Tama Police Station arrested Kono Matsunuma (72) of Nakanojima Tama-ku Kawasaki-shi for killing the eldest daughter on Monday, killing her eldest daughter. Her daughter’s, Hiroko san (46) died of suffocation and the investigation to switch charges to homicide. According to the police, Matsunuma allegedly insisted that “My daughter had congenital heart disease and I was pessimistic about the future.””

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.”