Bachelor in Education, Tokyo University Education, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Disability Sciences, University Tsukuba, Japan, 2001.
Teacher Yokosuka Junior High School, Japan, 1966—1969, Okazaki School for the Blind, Japan, 1969—1975, Jujo Junior High School, Tokyo, 1976—1978. Science teacher School for the Blind University Tsukuba, 1978—1998, professor Japan, 1998—2007, professor special mission Japan, since 2007. Vice director office for students with disabilities University Tsukuba, Tsukuba, since 2001.
Presenter in field.
Director project for training the instructor for nature walk with people with disabilities Nature Conservation Society Japan, Tokyo, 1988—2007. Member of Japanese Association Science Education for the Blind (president 1998—2007), Japanese Association Special Education (director 2004-2007).
Married Takeo Toriyama, December 5, 1966. Children: Atsushi, Junko.