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Preface Member of Editiorial Board
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Welfare for persons with disabilities
There are many measures taken to assist persons with disabilities to be independent and to participate in society.
3-1 About various identification booklets
Persons with disabilities should get an Identification Booklet for the Physically Disabled.
Persons with delays in intellectual development should get a Medical Treatment Booklet.
Persons with mental illnesses who have restrictions in their everyday and social lives should get an Identification Booklet for the Mentally Disabled.
If you have this booklet, you can make use of various systems, and can receive tax deductions and transportation expense discounts.
3-2 Administrative services for persons with disabilities

Type of service

Contents
Subsidization of medical expenses Subsidization covering part of treatment expenses (depending on the degree of the disability and the contents of the treatment)
Issuance and repair of equipment Issuance, repair and loan of wheelchairs, artificial limbs, hearing aids and safety canes for the blind (depending on the degree of the disability and the person’s living circumstances)
Payment of allowance Payment of an allowance to severely disabled persons who have not entered a welfare institution (depending on the description and degree of the disability)
3-3 Welfare institutions
There are institutions which provide training and support to persons with disabilities.



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