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Transportation: Adaptive Driving Resources - Rehabilitation, Assessments and Training


National

New sign Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists to support professionals working in the field of driver education / driver training and transportation equipment modifications for persons with disabilities through education and information dissemination. This website offers a directory of Driver Rehabilitation Service Providers (DRS) by country and state. Click on the website above.

Driving Aides Development Corporation (DADC) offers this listing of distributors. This listing is provided as an aid to help you find distributors and installers qualified to install their hand control system, but does not imply any association with DADC. As such this site offers a comprehensive listing by state many companies that offer driving rehabilitation. Driving Aids Development Corporation has invested years of research and development to create the patented DADC "500" hand control system. This type of hand control is available only from DADC, and its unique design is among the most advanced in adaptive driving technology today.

New sign Great big guide to disability driving resources This is a list of resources on disability driving. Find driving basics, tests, safety plus driving tips for specific disabilities, including Amputation, Aphasia, Autism, Dyslexia, Parkinson's, MS, MD, Physical Disabilities, Traumatic Brain Injury and many more.

New sign Autism and Driving: Everything You Need to Know updated May 20, 2018 by Educated Driver. This guide will explore driving with autism and serve as a resource for individuals with ASD and parents of autistic teens. Some autistic drivers have no difficulty with life behind the wheel, while for others driving can be a huge challenge. the safety of driving with autism is highly dependent on the individual’s symptoms and overall level of functioning. This article lists some of the symptoms that may create challenges for the person with autism. Before an autistic teen applies for a driving permit, it’s wise to make an appointment with the teen’s family doctor to discuss concerns relevant to driving, such as attention issues. Families may also wish to work with an occupational therapist with a driving focus, or a driving instructor experienced in working with special needs individuals. The guide contains useful information on the following:


State Listings

Arizona

Innovative Mobility offers the following: Driver Assessment and Training, Equipment Installation Process, Information on the Medical Review Program/Motor Vehicle Division and Financial Resources for citizens of Arizona. Located at 7910 S. Kyrene Rd. #106, Tempe, Arizona, 85284. For more information call, (480) 753-0334.

New sign Driving to Independence- Tempe, Arizona offers a comprehensive driver evaluation and training program. Within this program, an Occupational Therapist/Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist works closely with physicians and equipment vendors to assist individuals in achieving safe driving skills. Located at 1414 West Broadway Road, Suite 218 Tempe, Arizona 85282 or call 480-449-3331, Fax: 480-753-9428 or send email to: info@drivingtoindependence.com


Georgia

New sign Adapted Driving Services of Shepherd Center helps clients and their families evaluate, prepare for and utilize transportation options available to them after experiencing a loss in mobility. Staff members address safety and accessibility issues, as well as the unique transportation concerns of those who use power wheelchairs. Our team includes a certified driving specialist/ educator and occupational therapy practitioners, who are also certified driver rehabilitation specialists. The team conducts on-the-road examinations, lessons and fittings for vehicle modifications. Other professionals are consulted as needed. Evaluations are geared to fit the individual needs of each client.


New Mexico

New sign Driving to Independence –Albuquerque, New Mexico offers a comprehensive driver evaluation and training program. Within this program, an Occupational Therapist/Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist works closely with physicians and equipment vendors to assist individuals in achieving safe driving skills. Located at 4263 Montgomery Boulevard NE, Suite I-235, Albuquerque, NM 87109 or call Toll Free: (855)449-3331 or send e-mail to: info@drivingtoindependence.com


Wisconsin

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