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Ms. Jennifer M. Elgin, OTR/L, CDRS, UAB - Driving Assessment Clinic
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Professional Information
UAB - Driving Assessment Clinic
OTR/L, CDRS
UAB Callahan Eye Hosptial
1720 University Blvd. Suite 609
Birmingham
Alabama
35233  United States
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205 325-8646 (Phone)
205 325-8692 (Fax)
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OT- Occupational Therapist
  University
  Driver Rehabilitation-Low Tech
  Bioptic Driving, Clinical Driver Assessment, Clinical IADL Evaluation, Driver’s education, Driver Screening, Eval/training: mechanical gas, brake, steering control, Eval/training: powered gas/brake systems, Eval/training: steering wheel modifications, Passenger accessibility consulting, Sedan: Behind the Wheel eval/training, Vehicle consulting, Vehicle Modifications
  Yes
205 325-8646 (Phone)
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Wells
Additional Information
Education/Experience
MSOT, CDRS, Graduate Certificate in Low Vision Rehabilitation, Adaptive Mobility Course on Bioptic Driving with Mary Ellen Keith. Forever ago, Certification for EMC
MSOT
Low Vision Graduate Certificate
20+ years in Vision Research
17+ as CDRS

CHAPTERS IN EDITED BOOKS
1. Wells, J. (2011)Intervention for adults with vision impairment from acquired brain
injury. M. Warren & E.A. Barstow (Eds.). Occupational therapy interventions for adults
with low vision (pp. 301-318). Bethesda, MD: American Occupational Therapy
Association.

2. Elgin J, Owsley C, Classen C. Vision and driving. In MJ McGuire (Ed.) Driving and
Community Mobility: Occupational Therapy Strategies Across the Lifespan. Bethesda
MD: American Occupational Therapy Association, 2012.




More Information
Research: drivers with cognitive impairment, visual field loss, and driving with low vision and bioptic telescopes.
Driving research specific publications:
Elgin J, McGwin G, Wood JM, Vaphiades MS, Braswell RA, DeCarlo DK, Kline LB, Owsley C. Evaluation of on-road driving in people with hemianopia and quadrantanopia. American Journal of Occupational Therapy 2010; 64: 268-278.

Wood JM, McGwin G Jr, Elgin J, Searcey K, Owsley C. Characteristics of on-road driving performance of persons with central vision loss who use bioptic telescopes. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2013; 54: 3790-3797.
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