April 17, 2015
The Tottori Prefecture Office in western Japan has established the conference related to the sports promotion for the special support school students to plan for their competitive ability improvement at the school and substantiality of the sports especially for the national disabilities sports event and the paralympics, holding the first meeting on April 14.
Total of about 20 people from the nine prefecture special support schools, including the school for the visually impaired, the school for the deaf, etc., officials concerned and organizations related to disability sports participated.
At the meeting, they shared information on sport events and a practice meeting, discussing the problems when a person with disabilities plays sports and necessary support.
The conference will be held regularly further and develop a policy next fiscal year.