SENIA Mission: The Special Education Network Inclusion Association (SENIA) is an association of educators, professionals, and parents whose mission is to advocate for and provide resources/supports for differently abled individuals.

SENIA Japan is a platform from which to launch the success of every child on their personalized learning journey and in so doing carry out the SENIA mission within the context of Japan.

Vision: To live in an inclusive world where every individual is supported, resources are accessible, potential is maximized, and action is inspired.


Jenny Shirota

Secondary School Learning Support Teacher at Canadian Academy, Kobe

Disclaimer: The following listing of professionals and resources is offered for informational purposes; it does not entail formal endorsement or recommendation from SENIA per se.  In all cases, persons seeking services should consider licensure/certifications and expertise of providers involved

Follow this link for a list of resources of professionals who provide services to students in Japan.

The SENIA Parent Liaison is a volunteer role. The Parent Liaisons are a direct contact for parents interested in connecting with other families for peer support, learning more about outside school services, and sharing additional resources.   You can contact the SENIA Japan Parent Liasions at