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Midwest Chapter Meeting

3/1/2019 to 3/2/2019
When: March 1 - 2, 2019
Friday 12:30 PM - Saturday 12:45 PM
Where: Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
350 Layfayette Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan  49503
United States
Contact: Clayton Jewell,OTR/L, CDRS

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March 1-2, 2019

Start: 3/1/18 12:30 pm; End Time: 3/2/18 12:45 pm



Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

Meijer Conference Center

Professional Building, Ground Level

350 Lafayette Avenue SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503


The meeting will be held in the Meijer Conference Center, located on the Ground Level of the Mary Free Bed Professional Building. Free parking is available in the parking ramp. Enter the ramp from Lafayette Ave. You may park on any level in a visitor space, but if parking on a floor other than Ground Level, you will need to go inside and take the elevator down to Ground Level.


Please see link for Google Maps directions:

Download parking instructions: CLICK HERE FOR PARKING INSTRUCTIONS


Registration Fees:

Members $20

Non-Members $40


Hotel Information:

Discounted Group Rate - $109 per night - Cut off date 2/1/19

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson

3251 Deposit Dr.

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Call 616-942-7000 ask for ADED Midwest Conference


Click here to book online

On the left side under the dates, click “more search options” and in the text box that says “Enter Code or ID” type “ADEDMW”


Approved for 8 ADED Contact Hours / .8 AOTA CEUs


Friday 3/1/19


12:00 to 12:30     Registration/Lunch (Sponsor for lunch: Clock Mobility)


12:30 to 2:30      Visual Impairment & Its Impact on Driving: A Perspective from an OT/OD Team

                Christina Hedlich, MS, OTR/L, SCLV & Dr. Lori Smolinski, O.D., Certified Low Vision Specialist


2:30 to 2:45        Break


2:45 to 4:15        Psychological and cognitive functioning: the impact of anxiety and Alzheimer’s disease on driving

    Rachel Keelan, PhD and Catharine Kaneti, PhD


4:15 to 5:00        Chapter Meeting


7:00 to 10:00     Social Gathering


Saturday 3/2/19


7:30 to 8:00        Registration/Breakfast (Sponsor for Breakfast: Sure Grip)


8:00 to 9:30        Working with the department of motor vehicles in another state

    Greg Brunette, CDRS


9:30 to 10:30      Just how smart is your car? A review of electronic safety features, future developments in vehicle automation,
                            and implications for driver rehabilitation services

     Clayton Jewell, OTR/L, CDRS


10:30 to 10:45    Break (Sponsor:  Creative Mobility Group)


10:45 to 11:45    Intro to & challenges of high tech driving

                Robert Reid, Ed.S, CDRS, CBIS, CDI and Kelby Lloyd, CDRS, CDI


11:45 to 12:45    Vehicle and equipment demonstrations

                             Facilitated by Greg Brunette, CDRS and Clayton Jewell, OTR/L, CDRS along with Special Driving Services,
                             Clock Mobility, and Creative Mobility Group



Thank you to our sponsors!



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