Commonly prescribed medications like Vyvanse and Adderall can be illegal in some countries even if legally obtained elsewhere. In addition to prescriptions, common concerns for students, advisors, and parents include how ADHD might be perceived in Japanese society and universities.
On the other hand, many find Japan accommodating for people with many types of disabilities. English and Japanese speaking clinics provide a high quality of care to manage ADHD, and teachers can be willing to provide reasonable accommodations in classes.
Join the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE) along with our panel of presenters to learn how people with ADHD can study, volunteer or work in Japan. Captioning will be provided.
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