By Justin Schroth
The Japanese Tourism Agency (part of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) recently produced a video to promote awareness of accessibility at restaurants in Japan. In the video Josh Grisdale who runs Accessible Japan, sits with Patrick Anderson, noted as being the world’s best wheelchair basketball player having won 3-gold & 1-silver medals at the Paralympics, and Yuriko Oda, who is an advocate for those living with disabilities and has developed an accessible information app called “WheeLog!” Each of them discusses various aspects of Japans food, culture, and accessibility considering the upcoming Olympics and Paralympic Games.
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism is currently offering financial aide to restaurants to improve accessibility.
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