4. JASID Reasonable Accommodation Working Group




JASID Reasonable Accommodation Working Group

JASID encourages all its members to participate actively and freely in any societal activity.

Along with this policy, JASID shall follow the reasonable accommodations in line with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. JASID established the “Reasonable Accommodation Policy of JASID,” (outlined below) based on which it provides sign language interpretation services and hires guides to assist the members with visual disabilities to travel to conferences.

JASID Reasonable Accommodation Working Group shall serve to accommodate the diverse needs of the members with disabilities, beyond what JASID has been doing in the past.

For current members and those who are considering JASID membership, please connect with this Working Group (WG) regarding any of your wishes, concerns, and views towards your improved participation in any of the JASID activities.

Your comments, questions, and expectations are welcome. Please send to the following e-mail address.

reasonable_accommodation [at] jasid.org
(replace [at] with @)

Please note, the JASID Working Group comprises the following members.

  • Tatsufumi Yamagata (Head of WG; Ritsumeikan Asia-Pacific University)
  • Kazuko Oguni (Vice President of JASID, Nihon Fukushi University)
  • Jun Kawaguchi (Tsukuba University)
  • Yoshito Dobashi (Kanazawa Institute of Technology)
  • Soya Mori (Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization)