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.
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Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center
7800 E Tufts Ave
Denver, CO 80237
Phone: (303) 779-1234
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• 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:
- $690-non member
- $540 ADED member discounted rate. Not a member? Join TODAY and take advantage of discounted rate!
Earn 15 ADED Contact hours or 1.5 AOTA* CE
*The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
AOTA Classification Codes: Areas of Occupation, Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation, Professional Issues: Administration & Management
Target Audience: OT, OTA Educational Level: Introductory
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Jenny Nordine, OTR/L, CDRS
Jenny Nordine’s strong leadership abilities have guided her private practice, Driving to Independence, to success since 2000. With five employees, her company now provides driver assessment and training for all of Arizona and New Mexico. Ms. Nordine is experienced with low-tech to high-tech driving assessment and training, vehicle assessment, as well as fundraising and organization of community outreach for persons with disabilities. She is well known and admired by her staff and community. Jenny’s education and experience in Occupational Therapy supports a strong desire to provide the ultimate level of independence. Jenny has been involved with the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED) since 2001, attending annual conferences and sitting as Education Chair in 2010. She has sat on a number of other boards including the Arizona Brain Injury Alliance and the Arizona State Rehabilitation Council. Jenny has presented at multiple conferences on Adaptive Driving and Leading a Successful Private Practice including for ADED, National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association and the Arizona Occupational Therapy Association. Jenny is a Past-President of ADED.