Lectures on promoting employment of persons with challenges

Osaka University has held lectures in order to deepen the understanding about employment of persons with challenges and promote it.

Breaking Away from Indifference Towards Employment of Individuals with Challenges

Past lectures





July 22, 2011

Philosophy and purpose of laws for employment of individuals with challenges

The possibility of employment of individuals with developmental disorders

OZAKI Tetsukazu (Employment of Persons with Challenges Officer, Employment Policy Division, Employment Security Division, Osaka Labour Bureau)

TAKASAKA Osamu (Vice Director, Japan Organization for Employment of the Elderly, Persons with Disabilities and Job Seekers)

Narrative - ARAKI Ryuzo


May 29, 2012

Microsoft's Initiatives in Software Accessibility for Visually-Impaired Users

HOSODA Kazuya (Program manager, Technology Office,  Microsoft Japan)


May 9, 2013

Employment of persons with developmental disorders - A message from corporations

NAITO Satoshi (Manager, Osaka Branch, Tokio Marine Business Support)


June 10, 2014

What does it mean to work with challenges? A barrier-free workplace and mind

INAHARA Minae (Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Osaka University)


June 5, 2015

For all young people to be independent and active in society, whether they have LD, ADHD, or autism spectrum disorders or not

SHINAGAWA Yuka (Education journalist/editor)


July 12, 2016

Adhering to the Act for Eliminating Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities -- to provide rational consideration

MURATA Jun, Chief Coordinator, Disability Support Office, General Student Support Center, Kyoto University


July 27, 2017

Aiming for a diverse workplace

IMAI Shinji (President, I.S. Consulting)


November 7, 2018

Efforts in employment of persons with challenges at IBM Japan

UMEDA Megumi (Director, Personnel Diversity and Planning Division, IBM Japan, Ltd.)


December 17, 2019

Efforts to employ individuals with challenges - Introducing Examples at Okushin System Corporation OKUWAKI Manabu (President, Okushin System, Co. Ltd.)
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