Posts Tagged‘barrier free’

LWIF X EP16: Living in Japan with a Physical Disability

This is part 2 of 2 of my series of videos documentaries about disability in Japan. In this video we cover government assistance, helpers, shopping, living independently, barrier free homes, attitudes, improvements, and progress. You can watch part 1 below and see the website post here. You can watch the director’s commentary below.

LWIF X EP13: Travelling With a Physical Disability in Japan – Social Documentary

Many people are aware that Japan has excellent public transportation. If you’re a keen observer, you may have noticed the many wheelchair accessible facilities, but perhaps have not seen physically disabled people make use of them. In this video, Yuriko Oda (Wheelchair Walker) and Josh Grisdale (Accessible Japan) show what it’s like to travel with a physical disability in Japan’s trains, buses, cars, taxis, and planes.