In the morning ten participants visited Tokyo Independent Living Support Center for the Visually Impaired. Mr. Yuichi Nagaoka from guidance and training section explained us briefly about outline of the center.
Lecture material : Tokyo Independent Living Support Center for the Visually Impaired
This rehabilitation institution is mainly for those who acquired impairments in their sight midway in their lives. So the center provides ADL (Activities for Daily Living) skills and Braille training for reintegration to the society. The average training period is about nine months and the average age of the users is 50 years old. The participants were very much impressed to observe their service which meets the needs of each user.