Deaf Community Hopes 2020 Olympics a ‘Game-Changer’ for Better Social Inclusion

by Noriyuki Suzuki / November 4, 2015

Foreigners like Prosser see a need for the tourism industry to cater more to the deaf population, as the 2020 games will likely encourage Japan to improve social infrastructure in coming years.

“I want the tourism sector to invest in tour programs for deaf people in the same way they add ramps for wheelchair users and audio guides for blind people,” Prosser said.

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