Disability Services Office

The Disability Services Office provides information and advice on disabitily issues and facilities support for students with visual, auditory, physical, internal and/or developmental handicaps.
Through consultations regarding problems and concerns in campus life including such areas as classes, examinations and research, we will respond by working together with the various units concerned and school personnel of individual departments for necessary support. Please feel free to consult us.

How to Use the Services

In order to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 infection, face-to-face counseling and consultations at the office have been suspended and telephone consultations have been offered. In addition, online face-to-face counseling and consultations through video calls (like ZOOM) will be expanded.

Please read To everyone using the Center for Counseling and Disability Services.Procedures and rules for using this Center are explained. If you have any doubts or concerns, please do not hesitate to ask any of the staff members.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us about your studies, career path, interpersonal relationships, mental health issues, or any other academic problems related to your disability.
First, please call or email us. At that time, we will discuss it with you, including how to consult with you.

Information on Activities

We will discuss problems on an individual basis and provide the following supports and services to respond to the diverse needs of people with disability.

Support for Study and Campus Life

  • Classes and examinations: Coordination for alternative measures for practical skills-based courses, taking examinations in a quiet or private location,etc.
  • Assurance of receiving information: Providing note-takers, assistance with reading, etc.
  • Support equipment: Providing FM hearing aid systems and portable Braille terminals, etc.
  • Offering a break room

On-campus Supporters

We will dispatch on-campus supporters so that individuals can receive various types of support, including assurance of receiving information, and assistance with moving and writing.

Barrier-Free Measures

We will improve facilities in order to make moving around the campus more convenient.

How to Use the Service

You can either come directly to the Disability Services Office or arrange an appointment by phone or E-mail. Consultations can be conducted more smoothly if an appointment is made in advance.
Hours: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday (except national holidays and the year-end and New Year holidays)
Tel: 022-795-7696
E-mail: t-sien[at]ihe.tohoku.ac.jp


The Disability Services Office is located on the Kawauchi North Campus.
Address: Kawauchi41, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi 980-8576