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Accessing the Community: Driving

Accessing the Community: Driving
This group discusses the contribution of program development to meet the community mobility and driving needs of medically/developmentally at- risk and older drivers.
Results for driving rehabilitation
  • Forum Thread: A guide to comprehensive driving evaluations

    Therapists that deal with older adults! The Hartford, in collaboration with AOTA, has put out a new booklet that does a wonderful job explaining the comprehensive driving examinations. You can download the booklet or order free copies. Visit; www.safedrivingforalifetime.com/publications. This will assist...
  • Forum Thread: Free Webinar- How to Find Transportation Options for YOUR clients!

    Free webinar on OT and and senior transportation Accessing the Community: Occupational Therapy and Senior Transportation A free one-hour webinar presented by the National Center on Senior Transportation, in partnership with the American Occupational Therapy Association Date: February 24,...
  • Forum Thread: Older Driver Website

    The AOTA Older Driver Website www.aota.org/olderdriver has been updated with a new look and more content. This new format will allow us more flexibility for adding content. Please check out the announcement for Older Driver Week December 6 to 12, 2009. We encourage you to schedule an activity that...
  • Forum Thread: Free webinar- Family Conversations on Driving

    We Need to Talk…Family Conversations with Older Drivers Facilitator Training A free one-hour online training presented by the AARP Driver Safety Program and the American Occupational Therapy Association Attendees will learn how to conduct a We Need to Talk (WNTT) one-hour seminar offering...
  • Forum Thread: Occupational Therapy in Driving is Important!

    I recently attended the Gerontology Society of America's conference in Atlanta, GA. What a great conference. Several other occupational therapists attend and present at the conference, as it is an multi-disciplinary group. I have attended over the last several years. One of the special interest groups...
  • Forum Thread: Discussion on programs

    Followers of this groups should also check the discussion on the driving forum!
  • Forum Thread: Guide for driving evals!

    Therapists that deal with older adults! The Hartford, in collaboration with AOTA, has put out a new booklet that does a wonderful job explaining the comprehensive driving examinations. You can download the booklet or order free copies. Visit; www.safedrivingforalifetime.com/publications. This will assist...
  • Forum Reply: Re: NHTSA Brochures

    http://www1.aota.org/olderdriver/web-resources.html Thank you to all of the occupational therapists that took the time to attend our Driving Rehabilitation Program Development Mini-Grants workshop last weekend. I look forward to the development of a wealth of new ideas captured creatively into additions...
  • Forum Thread: Business Plan Development Training

    Business Plan Development Training Aug. 4-6 in Fargo The National Center for Senior Transportation (NCST) is teaming up with the Small Urban & Rural Transit Center (SURTC) at North Dakota State University to provide comprehensive Business Plan Development Training Aug. 4-6 in Fargo. Selected...
  • Forum Thread: in clinic assessment tools

    Many years ago I worked in a clinic that had a brown box clinic pre-driving assessment tool - it had reaction time with brake/gas, depth perception, vision, sign tests, etc - not computer based and very basic.... does anyone know anything about that resource - my online searches have turned up nothing...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Considering starting a driving program?

    Our program has grown alot in the last few years and we are at the point where we want to obtain a vehicle of our own. We currently use a local driving instructor's vehicle, in which I perform the on road eval from the front seat. While this has been a big step forward from my riding along in the...
  • Forum Thread: Conference session WS300 - Links and Resources

    (this message is also posted on Elin"s BLOG) Greetings! I have just returned from conference in Orlando. Personally, Conference offers me the opportunity to be inspired and to refresh my commitment to serving our clients through the skills and talents of occupational therapy practice. This...