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Satoru Takahashi

special needs education researcher

Satoru Takahashi, Japanese special needs education researcher. Recipient The 10th Sugita award, 1985, The 28th International Education award, 2003, The 4th Education and Culture award, 2007, The 45th Academy award, 2007; Research Grant, Mazda Foundation, 1999, CASIO Science Promotion Foundation, 1999, Research grant, Mitsubishi Foundation, 2004, Meiji-Yasuda Foundation, 2006, MIZUHO fukushijyoseizaidan, 2008.


Takahashi, Satoru was born on December 17, 1954 in Iwamizawa City, Hokkaido, Japan. Son of Kiichi Takahashi and Kimi Nakata.


Bachelor, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1978. Med, Tokyo Gakugei University, Koganei, Japan, 1979—1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Hachiohji, Japan, 1998.


Research associate Tokyo Metropolitan University, 1986—1989. Associate professor Nihon Fukushi University, Mihama, Japan, 1989—1995, Tokyo Gakugei University, 1995—2002. Professor National University Corporation Tokyo Gakugei University, since 2002.

Program officer Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 2006—2009.


  • Author: (book) Study on History of Mental Deficiency, Encyclopedia of Special Needs Education, Historical Study on Kido Mantaro and Educational Science of Children with Disabilities in Japan, Historical Study on Harutaro Suzuki and Appropriate Education According to Ability. Contributor articles to professional academic journals.


Chairman Koganei City Board Education, 2006—2007. Research partner National Institute Special Needs Education, Yokosuka, Japan, 2008—2010. Vol CASIO Science Promotion Foundation, Shibuya-ku, since 2008.

Master: Japanese Society Special Needs Education, Japanese Association Special Education.


Married Sachiko Mochimaru, April 6, 1982. Children: Mirai, Cosmo, Shinri, Haruka.

Kiichi Takahashi

Kimi Nakata

Sachiko Mochimaru

Mirai Takahashi

Cosmo Takahashi

Shinri Takahashi

Haruka Takahashi