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Department of Rehabilitation for Sensory Functions

(formerly Department of Sensory and Communicative Disorders)

[Objectives of the Department]

  1. Development and scientific verification of objective and quantitative evaluation methodologies for debilitating sensory system impairments, visual, auditory, and somatosensory.
  2. Development and evaluation of treatment and rehabilitation methods of sensory system impairments.
  3. Development and evaluation of compensatory and alternatively augmentative instruments and usage training thereof for the sensory system impairments.
  4. Research and objective analysis of social needs and technological seeds of the above.
  5. Research on the basic and clinical aspects of stuttering.

[Staff and Laboratories]

Director SEKO Yuko
Hearing and Speech Functions Section

Investigator SAKAI Naomi

JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow Aruna

Research Fellow HAITANI Tomosumi
Visual Functions Section

(Section Chief) SEKO Yuko

Research Fellow TAKITA Shimpei

Research Fellow MIYAMOTO Kiyoko
Perceptual Functions Section

Section Chief TAKAGO Hideki

Research Fellow OSHIMA-TAKAGO Tomoko

[Former Research Members]

TAUCHI Masaki (Okayama Prefectural Univ., Faculty of Health and Welfare Sciences)
YONEMOTO Kiyoshi (The Lifelong Development Support Division, The Department of Human Welfare, Faculty of Social Welfare, Iwate Prefectural Univ.)
MINAMI Yuukichirou (Juntendo Univ.)
LI Rui (Former Research Fellow)
HIRATA Naoki (GE Yokogawa Medical Systems Inc.)
FURUYA Izumi (Dpt. of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Faculty of Health and Welfare, Prefectural University of Hiroshima)
IIJIMA Mutsumi (Department of Neurology, Tokyo Women's Medical University)
HAYASHI Ryoko (Human Communication and Information Science, Faculty of Intercultural Studies, Kobe Univ.)
FUKUSHIMA Yasuhiro (Dpt. of Social Work, Faculty of Health and Welfare, Kawasaki Univ. of Medical Welfare)
ARAMAKI Yu (Department of Health Science, School of Health and Sport Sciences, Chukyo University)
CHITOSE Kazuyoshi (Graduate School of Education, The University of Tokyo)
KOIZUMI Toshizo (Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Bellland Hospital)
MINAGAWA-KAWAI Yasuyo (Dpt. of Psychology, Faculty of Letters, Keio Univ.)
TANAKA Akihiro (Department of Psychology, Division of Human Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Tokyo Woman's Christian University)
SAGAWA Yasuhiro (OMRON Healthcare Co., Ltd.)
MIYAZAKI Makoto (Cognitive and Brain Science Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Informatics, Shizuoka University)
SATO Yutaka (Psychology and Health Studies, Research Department of Foundations of Sciences, Institute of Socio-Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokushima)
TAKEDA Kotaro (Division of Rehabilitation, Fujita Memorial Nanakuri Institute, Fujita Health University)
KOHNO Yutaka (Division of Neurology, University Hospital, Ibaraki Perfectural University of Health Sciences)
NISHITANI Nobuyuki (Bell-Land Hospital, Dpt. of Neurology, Dpt. Neurology, Kyoto Univ.; )
SHIMOTOMAI Takayuki (Advanced Simulation Technology Of Mechanics R&D, Co., Ltd.)
KADOTA Hiroshi (Research Center for Brain Communication, Research Institute, Kochi University of Technology)
SEKIGUCHI Hirofumi (Department of Sport Management, Jobu University)
MASUDA Sayako (Hiyoshi Psychology Laboratory, Faculty of Economics, Keio University)
SAKIHARA Kotoe (Dpt. of Clinical Laboratory Science, Faculty of Medical Technology, Teikyo University)
KAMATANI Daiki (Department of Neurophysiology, Basic Neuroscience Branch, Brain Research Institute, Niigata University)
TAKEUCHI Shigeki (Department of Sport Management, Jobu University)
OKAZAKI Shuntaro (Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University)
FUKUDA Yumiko (Former Section Chief of Communication Section)
NAKAJIMA Yasoichi (Former Director of College / Former Director of Department of Sensory Rehabilitation, NRCD)
CAI Chang (CiNet, NICT)
NOSHIRO Yuuki (Former Research Fellow)
MARUOKA Toshinori (Nagoya Sangyo Univ.)
NISHIKIDO Akikazu (Brain Activity Imaging Center, ATR-Promotions)
OKADA Minae (Former Research Fellow)
OGURA-AOKI Jun (Department of Mental Disorder Research, National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry (NCNP))
OCHI Keiko (School of Media Science, Tokyo University of Technology)
CHU Shin Ying (National University of Malaysia)
KOMUTA Yukari (Internal Medicine, Hospital, National Defense Medical College)
MORI Koichi (Dpt. Med. Treatment (3), Hospital / College, )
YASU Keiichi (Department of Industrial Information, Faculty of Industrial Technology, Tsukuba University of Technology)

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