Support for Pregnant Women in Multiple Languages

NPO Mother’s Tree Japan is providing support for foreign women in multiple languages during the maternity, post-natal period.
https://mothers-tree-japan.org/english/

We recommend downloading the Birth Plan Sheet made by Mother’s Tree Japan.


Healthcare

■Multilingual Medical guide:
http://www.ia-ibaraki.or.jp/kokusai/english/index.html


■Helping your healthcare needs in Japan:
https://japanhealthinfo.com/

 Education

■Guidebook for Starting School – Procedures for Entering Japanese Schools

https://www.mext.go.jp/component/a_menu/education/micro_detail/__icsFiles/afieldfile/2016/06/24/1358299_01.pdf

■Multilingual resources related to school documents

Bunkyo Multilingual Support Network provides information for parents and children going to public elementary schools in Japan. https://bunkyotagen5sn.wixsite.com/info

■Harmonica : A portal site information on nurturing language skills for culturally and linguistically diverse children. Specific sites for children, students, parents, teachers, researchers, and government use are listed. http://harmonica-cld.com/jp

Children with Special Needs

■Special Needs Education in Japan

https://savvytokyo.com/special-needs-education-japan/

■Do you have concerns about your child’s development? – For parents raising children in Japan http://www.rehab.go.jp/ddis/world/brochure/english/