In the early stage of home care


In the future


・ Willing to have suggestions from experts about how to proceed home care, especially how to judge the physical state of the child

・ Willing to have referrals to social resources appropriate to whole family as well as the child with SMID, such as job assistance for mother, and actually use those supports

・ Hoping to have a facility with medical care available for accommodating the child with SMID after graduating from high school. Also willing to have an effective arrangement of social services in preparation for a case the parents aging and no longer be able to care for the child with SMID, rather than taking the care over to other family members.


・ Willing to have more simplified administrative procedures, such as applications for support. Willing to obtain practical information from family association etc. regarding facilities or services for respite care or day care. Also willing to obtain information on support systems outside of the current community.

・ Hoping for a barrier-free town, and improved user-friendliness of public transport and places for disabled individuals.

・ Expecting expansion of available services such as day services, respite, and transportation support


・ Hoping for enhanced home care assistance caring for the child with SMID at home, the acquisition of and the reliable implementation of medical care skills by school welfare workers, and reliable support by external assistants in case of acute deterioration of the child.

・ Hoping to improvement of institutions that accept children with SMID after graduating from special-needs school, and external public supports in case that developmental care becomes difficult at home.