Akita Rehabilitation and Training Center for Persons with Disabilities provides vocational training, daily living skill training and a variety of other rehabilitation services to help those with physical disabilities recover the abilities needed to participate in the society. Mr. Hanegawa, Director gave us a brief outline of the center and showed us around the training rooms. The center aims to help persons with physical disabilities reintegrate into society in accordance with individual goals such as returning home or being employed.
Menu for users
After that we visited Sports Center for Workers with Disabilities since we could not observe any sports facilities for persons with disabilities in Tokyo. The building is designed accessible. The entrance and exits are equipped with slope and automatic doors, all the corridors in the building have handrails, the locker rooms are equipped with showers and the toilets are accessible for the wheelchair users. The entire building is also facilitated with heaters so that the users can safely enjoy sports throughout a year, even in the winter
Wheelchair gate ball
Playground of the sport center