Department of Policy and Planning

Name Position Specialized field Key words
NIIHIRA
Shizuhiro

 

Department Head of Policy and Planning
Research Director (General Planning and Coordination)

 

Pediatrics Child health, Development and chronic diseases in childhood
KANEKO
Takeshi
Senior Chief Researcher (General Planning and Coordination) Visual impairments Activities to promote independence, Tactile educational materials, Support for infants
HOSHI
Yuko
Senior Chief Researcher (Evaluation) Multiple disabilities Deaf/blind education, Guidance and counceling, Family support
DOI
Kouki
Chief Researcher (General Planning and Coordination) Human information techonology Human interface, Accessible design, Information support
NISHIMURA
Takahiro
Researcher (Evaluation) Human factors Human interface, Human centered design

 

Department of Teacher Training

Name Position Specialized field Key words
KOBAYASHI
Michiyo
Department Head of Teacher Training
Research Director (Support for Enhancing Qualifications of Teachers)
Communication disorder Social support system, Family support, Educational counseling
SAWADA
Mayumi
Research Director (In-service Teacher Training) Visual impairments Activities to promote independence, Course instruction, Braille teaching

NAGANUMA

Toshio

Senior Chief Researcher (In-service Teacher Training) Physical/motor disabilities Severe and multiple disabilities, Study of teaching-learning, Curriculum
SAITO
Yumiko
 
Senior Chief Researcher (Support for Enhancing Qualifications of Teachers) Profound and multiple disabilities Early childhood special needs education, Self-determination
SHIMIZU
Jun
Chief Researcher (In-service Teacher Training) Intellectual disabilities Curriculum, Study for teaching-learning, Career education
WAKABAYASHI
Kazusa
Chief Researcher (Support for Enhancing Qualifications of Teachers) Developmental disabilities, Intellectual disabilities School consultation, Transition support, Curriculum
SADAOKA
Koji
 
Chief Researcher (Support for Enhancing Qualifications of Teachers) Autism, Intellectual disabilities Support for work, Career education, Vocational education
KITAGAWA
Takaaki
 
Chief Researcher (Support for Enhancing Qualifications of Teachers) Physical/motor disabilities Activities to promote independence, Study of teaching-learning, Curriculum
MORIYAMA
Takashi
 
Researcher (In-service Teacher Training) Health impairments Education for health impairments

 

Department of Information and Support

Name Position Specialized field Key words
MEIKAN
Shigeru
Department Head of Information and Support
Research Director (Educational Support and Cooperation with School)
 Intellectual disabilities School management, Curriculum, Course instruction
SASAMORI
Hiroki
Head of Information Center of Education for the Persons with Developmental Disabilities
Research Director (Information of Education for Developmental Disabilities, Information Strategy)
Developmental disabilities, Emotional disturbance Resource rooms, LD/ADHD/High functioning autism, Support for schools and teachers
KANAMORI
Katsuhiro
Senior Chief Researcher (Information Strategy) Educational technology Assistive technology, Physical/motor disabilities, ICT
TANAKA
Yoshihiro
Senior Chief Researcher (Educational Support and Cooperation with School) Visual impairments Guidance and counseling, Activities to promote independence, Course instruction
KOUDA
Ryoichi
Senior Chief Researcher (Information of Education for Developmental Disabilities) Developmental disabilities, Speech impairments Resource rooms, LD/ADHD/high-functioning autism, Parents and community support system
ARAYA
Yosuke
Chief Researcher (Information Strategy) Educational technology ICT/Information ethics, Deaf and hard of hearing, Physical/motor disabilities
WAKUI
Megumi
Chief Researcher (Information Strategy) Developmental disabilities, Intellectual disabilities Cooperative learning, Social skills training, Universal design for learning

OZAWA

Michimasa

Chief Researcher (Information Strategy) Profound and multiple disabilities Consultation, Social support System

MATSUI

Yuko

Chief Researcher (Information Strategy) Intellectual disabilities, Vocational rehabilitation Employment of the disabled, Special subsidiary company, Intellectual disabilities

 

TAKEDOMI
Hirofumi

 

Chief Researcher (Educational Support and Cooperation with School) Intellectual disabilities School management, Individualized education support plan, Evaluation of learning activity

 

MURAI
Keitaro

 

Chief Researcher (Educational Support and Cooperation with School) Intellectual disabilities Physical education, Activities to promote independence, Class creation
OSAKI
Hirofumi
Chief Researcher (Educational Support and Cooperation with School) Profound and multiple disabilities Home/hospital-bound education, Medical care, Development of child’s senses(Snoezelen)
TAMAKI
Munehisa
Chief Researcher (Information of Education for Developmental Disabilities) Autism LD・ADHD

 

KAMIYAMA
Tsutomu

 

Researcher (Information of Education for Developmental Disabilities) Intellectual disabilities Behavior analysis, Family support, Social support

HANDA
Ken

Researcher (Information of Education for Developmental Disabilities) Developmental disabilities, Intellectual disabilities Applied behavior analysis, Social skills training, Self-monitoring

 

Center for Promoting Inclusive Education System

Name Position Specialized field Key words
HARADA
Kimihito
Head of Center for Promoting Inclusive Education System
Research Director (Collaborative Research Project on Practices in Local Communitites)
Deaf and hard of hearing Early intervention, Cochlear implant, Hearing aid
MUNEKATA
Tetsuya
Research Director (Survey, International Research and Co-operation) Educational technology Assistive technology, Educational materials , International comparison
FUJIMOTO
Hiroto
Research Director (Provision of information, Support for Counseling and Consultation) Policy of education for children with disabilities, Deaf and hard of hearing Course instruction, Activities to promote independence, Communication and language intervention
KUBOYAMA Shigeki Senior Chief Researcher (Collaborative Research Project on Practices in Local Communitites) Communication disorder Child care support, Kindergartens and nursery schools support, Social support system

 

MAKINO
Yasumi

 

Senior Chief Researcher (Collaborative Research Project on Practices in Local Communitites) Speech and hearing impairments Communication and language intervention, Language acquisition, Communication disabilities
IKOMA
Yoshio
Senior Chief Researcher (Survey, International Research and Co-operation) Educational technology Case survey, Support measure, Educational materials
ITO Yumi Chief Researcher (Collaborative Research Project on Practices in Local Communitites) Developmental disabilities, Emotional disturbance Support for relatedness disorders, Guidance and counseling
FUKAKUSA Tamayo Chief Researcher (Collaborative Research Project on Practices in Local Communitites) Health impairments Activities to promote independence, Practical local needs and issues
KAIZU
Akiko
Chief Researcher (Survey, International Research and Co-operation) LD (Learning Disabilities) Assessment, RTI (Response To Intervention), Individualized education plan
YANAGISAWA
Akiko
Chief Researcher (Survey, International Research and Co-operation) Autism Support for siblings living persons with disabilities, Family support, Cooperation with families
YOKOO
Shun
Chief Researcher (Provision of information, Support for Counseling and Consultation) Intellectual disabilities Guidance and counseling, Intellectual disabilities and hearing impairment, System of SEN
YOKOYAMA
Koichi
Chief Researcher (Provision of information, Support for Counseling and Consultation) Education policies, Developmental disabilities Course instruction, Curriculum, Social support system
LEE
Heebok
Researcher (Survey, International Research and Co-operation) Autism, Developmental disabilities Understanding of Self and Others, Narrative

 

Visiting Researchers

Name Position Specialized field Key words
ATSUMI
Yoshikata
Visiting Researcher Developmental disabilities Emotional disturbance, Child and adolescent psychiatry, Neuroscience
OOUCHI
Susumu
Visiting Researcher Visual impairments Educational guidance for blind children, Studies of Braille and haptic perception, Education in Italy
TSUGE
Masayoshi
 
Visiting Researcher Developmental disabilities, Intellectual disabilities, Autism Psychology of children with disabilities, Teaching/Instruction in classes, Education policies
FUKUMOTO
Toru
 
Visiting Researcher Educational technology Education of information technology, Caliber and capability, Hospital-bound education