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Shocked but not Surprised

Shocked but not Surprised

Notes from the Obstacle Course
Dr. Michael Peckitt

There are times when, as a disabled person, I have to remind myself to be shocked by..

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On the Virtues of Dependence

On the Virtues of Dependence

Notes from the Obstacle Course
Dr. Michael Peckitt

[T]he virtues that we need, if we are to develop from our animal condition into that..

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Understanding Japanese Braille

Understanding Japanese Braille

The Japanese braille system is based on the original braille script and is known as “tenji” (literally, “dot characters”) in Japanese. As..

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News: No Dogs Allowed

News: No Dogs Allowed

On October 3, the Hankyu department store in Osaka hosted an event promoting the awareness of service dogs. One of the attendees, a..

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Priority Seats

Priority Seats

Notes from the Obstacle Course
Dr. Michael Peckitt

Since the 1990s, JR East, the division of Japan Railway Co that serves Tokyo and the..

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Why I Moved to Japan

Why I Moved to Japan

This guest post, including picture and video, comes to us from Spring Day. Spring Day is a world traveling American stand-up comedian,..

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Deaf in Japan with Friends

Deaf in Japan with Friends

This guest post, including pictures, comes to us from Ariana Fernandez. Ariana is deaf and uses hearing aides.

I had a car crash when I..

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Deaf and Solo in Japan

Deaf and Solo in Japan

This guest post, including picture and video, comes to us from Sophie Li.  Sophie is deaf and uses cochlear implants.  You can follow..

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