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Mobility Scooters in Japan

Mobility Scooters in Japan

While mobility scooters have been gaining popularity around the world as an alternative to traditional wheelchairs, Japan has been slow..

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No Elevator, no problem…(?)

No Elevator, no problem…(?)

In the past 10 years, Japan has moved at a tremendous pace to install elevators at subway and train stations for the disabled and the..

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Christmas Lights in Japan

Christmas Lights in Japan

When most people think of Japan, they most likely don’t think of Christmas. But Japan loves events, and Christmas has been added to the..

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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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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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