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driver rehabilitation

Specialized assistance provided to those who need to develop or improve their skills and abilities to enable greater safety or independence in driving because of physical, cognitive, or perceptual deficits. Services typically include clinical assessment, assistance with seating and positioning, simulated driving practice, on-road evaluation and training, passenger car evaluation, and recommendations for vehicle modifications. See: driver rehabilitation therapist
See also: rehabilitation
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You can also get a referral on your own through the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED), which keeps a list of driving rehabilitation specialists state-by-state.
One systematic review on aging and driver rehabilitation programs was reviewed for content and methods (Kua, Korner-Bitensky, Desrosiers, Man-Hong-Sing, & Marshall, 2007).
In addressing the legal issues of a driver rehabilitation program, Pierce (1993) outlined the responsibilities of the facility, the physician, and the driving rehabilitation professional and cited cases in which all of these individuals and organizations have been found liable, when traffic accidents resulted from driving by individuals with disabilities.
About the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association: Founded in 1989 as a non-profit trade association, the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) supports more than 600 mobility equipment dealers, manufacturers and driver rehabilitation specialists in the U.
Hughes, who lives in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, also agreed to go on a drink driver rehabilitation course.
Certified driver rehabilitation specialists provide evaluations, recommendations for special equipment, and training to help people maintain wheeled mobility through safe driving.
You may also be eligible to undertake the driver rehabilitation course.
Driving Solutions is owned by Laura Fischrup, an occupational therapist and certified driver rehabilitation specialist.
He was fined pounds 400 plus pounds 55 costs and agreed to attend a drink driver rehabilitation course.
It was his first conviction and Coun Williamson also agreed to attend a driver rehabilitation scheme at a further cost of pounds 165.
Founded in 1989 as a not-for-profit trade association, the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) supports the awareness month with the assistance of approximately 600 mobility equipment dealers, manufacturers and driver rehabilitation specialists located in the United States and Canada dedicated to expanding opportunities for people with disabilities.
has implemented a Driver Rehabilitation Program requiring drivers and owner-operators who do not exhibit appropriate driving behaviors as identified by motor vehicle driving record (MVR) monitoring or involvement in an accident to attend a Smith System Driver Training Seminar.