Shinjuku Gyoen is currently running a trial of its new smartphone guide this week and Accessible Japan was invited to try it out to..
The boom in information brought about by the advent of the internet has been enabling for people with disabilities and other special..
Navigating the streets of Tokyo is no easy task, regardless of ability. However, having a disability adds an extra layer of difficulty..
By Mark Bookman
On November 26, the Nippon Foundation, together with Ory Laboratory and ANA Holdings, opened a café where customers could..
By Mark Bookman
On Thursday, October 11th, 2018 I had the opportunity to visit the 45th International Home Care and Rehabilitation..
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Yuriko Oda (織田友理子) has GNE Myopathy/HIBM/DMRV and is the president of the ‘Patients Association for Distal Myopathies’ (PADM) and a..
When you traveling with a power wheelchair, charging batteries properly can make or break a vacation. No one wants to travel halfway..
The International Home Care & Rehabilitation Exhibition (HCR) was held this past week at Tokyo Big Sight. HCR is a huge event where..
Towards the end of November Japan’s health ministry approved a brand-new wearable walk assist robot. This robot will be used in medical..
Akihabara, or Akiba, has gained worldwide recognition as the heart of Japan’s high-tech and otaku (ie nerd/geek) culture. Almost everyone..
Disclaimer: My dad worked at IBM, I am an Apple fan-boy, and my full-time job is at a seniors facility – so this news hits close to home..