Just Japan Podcast 63: Disabled in Japan

May 06, 2015, 11:42 AM
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In Episode 63, host Kevin O'Shea talks to Michael Gillan Peckitt about being disabled in Japan.  Michael, a Briton who has been living and working as a univeristy professor in Osaka for several years has Cerebral Palsy. He discusses how he is treated in Japan as a "gaijin" and as a person who is disabled. He also talks about the differences between the way he is treated in Japan versus his home back in Britain. Michael also shares his opinions on accessibitiy in Japan as well as possible infrastructure improvements leading up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. 

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