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Introduction to Driver Rehabilitation
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Introduction to Driver Rehabilitation

This 2-day course is ideal for those new to the field of driver rehabilitation. The skills and knowledge needed to establish an adaptive driving program or become a new staff member for an established program will be discussed and shared. Topics of the course include: program development, behind the wheel training techniques, introduction to adaptive driving equipment and program documentation. Also discussed will be collaboration with mobility equipment dealers, family and medical team members.

8/12/2016 to 8/13/2016
When: Friday & Saturday-prior to ADED Conference
From 8-5 each day
Where: Hyatt Regency Columbus
350 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio  43215
United States
Presenter: Natalie Drouin, OTR/L, CDI, DRS and Kimberly White, MS, OTR/L, CDRS
Contact: ADED Office
866-672-9466

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This Course is being held in conjunction with the ADED Annual Conference & Exhibits.  Click the conference logo below to be directed to the conference registration page where you may sign up to attend this course, but also have an opportunity to sign up for a combination Course/Conference registration. We will see you in Columbus!

 

Visit Columbus with ADED! We look forward to seeing you in Columbus, OH for ADED's 40th Annual Conference & Exhibits! Conference is open to anyone interested in the field of driver rehabilitation and community mobility solutions.Members receive discounted rates and special packages to group events.  Early Bird discounted rates expire July 18th!

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INTRODUCTION TO DRIVER REHABILITATION COURSE INFORMATION:  DOWNLOAD COURSE BROCHURE

This two-day course is ideal for those new to the field of driver rehabilitation. The skills and knowledge needed to establish an adaptive driving program or become a new staff member for an established program will be discussed and shared. Topics of the course include: program development, behind the wheel training techniques, introduction to adaptive driving equipment and program documentation. Also discussed will be collaboration with mobility equipment dealers, family and medical team members.

TOPICS COVERED:
• The basic components of a driver clinical and behind the wheel assessment
• Resources for collaboration within the driver rehabilitation community
• Necessary and optional components for starting a driver rehabilitation program
• The roles of other professionals involved in independent and adapted mobility

ADED SCHOLARSHIP ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE:

REGISTRATION FEES:

  • $690-non member
  • $540-ADED member discounted rate. Not a member?  Join TODAY and take advantage of discounted rate!

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:

Natalie Drouin, OTR/L, CDI, CDRS

Nathalie has been an Occupational Therapist for 16 years with experience in many areas of the field ranging from acute care, pediatrics and geriatrics. For the past 6 years, she has been working in an outpatient setting, while also gaining almost 3 years experience in the area of Driver Rehabilitation. Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital and Clemson University have an established collaborative evidenced based research effort in which Nathalie has been heavily involved in for the past 4 years. Currently, Nathalie is the secretary for the ADED GA/SC Chapter.  She is also active with ADED nationally and has served as a committee member in developing the Fundamentals of Driver Rehabilitation course, as well as, presenting twice at the ADED National Conference.

Kimberly WhiteMS, OTR/L, CDRS

Kimberly White, M.S., OTR/L, CDRS, is an occupational therapist and certified driver rehabilitation specialist. Since earning her CDRS, she has conducted numerous presentations on older drivers, the impact of physical, cognitive and visual perceptual deficits on driving, and low vision implications on driving and MVA reporting concerns. Harwood White has a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Towson University.

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