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The Impact of Disability, Vision and Aging on Driving
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The Impact of Disability, Vision and Aging on Driving

 Export to Your Calendar 1/25/2020 to 1/26/2020
When: January 25-26, 2020
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Washington Hospital
2000 Mowry Ave
Fremont, California  94538
United States
Contact: ADED
866-672-9466


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January 25-26, 2020

Washington Hospital

Fremont, CA

 

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Course Description

 

This 2-day course provides a broad overview of medical conditions and the driver rehabilitation process.  The course is designed for healthcare providers starting or advancing a driver rehabilitation program. Traffic safety/driver education professionals may also benefit from the information that they can apply to their practice.  Topics include: acquired, congenital, developmental and progressive disabilities; visual impairments, and the aging process as they affect driving; driver assessment and training; adaptive driver equipment, vehicle modifications and driver licensing issues.

 

Goals/Objectives

 

By the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Differentiate and describe the differences between acquired, congenital developmental and progressive types of disabilities;
  • Identify and analyze the effects of age-related changes, disabilities and visual impairments on driving
  • List alternative community mobility and transportation options
  • Recognize the driver assessment process and implications of disabilities and medical conditions for driver assessment, training and vehicle modification;
  • Identify adaptive driving equipment and/or interventions and vehicle modifications;
  • Identify and discuss solutions for appropriate driver licensing

 

REGISTRATION FEES:

  • $695-non member
  • $540-ADED member discounted rate. Not a member?  Join TODAY and take advantage of discounted rate!
Lunch will be on your own

 

LOCATION:

Washington Hospital

2000 Mowry Ave

Fremont, CA 94538

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Speaker: Jenny Nordine, OTR/L, CDRS

With years of experience in acute care and rehabilitation based Occupational Therapy, Jenny Nordine had a strong desire to develop a driving program to provide the ultimate level of independence. This passion was developed into Driving to Independence in 2000.   Driving To Independence has grown to cover the states of Arizona and New Mexico providing a wide variety of opportunities for clients.  Jenny recommends a wide variety of adaptive driving equipment, vehicles and lifts to accommodate each individuals’ needs for independence.  Jenny has presented at multiple conferences on the subject of Adaptive Drivers Assessment and Training including the Association of Driver Rehabilitation Specialists, the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association, Arizona Occupational Therapy Association, American Stroke Association Stroke Survivor Conference and Arizona Brain Injury Transition conference. This is in addition to recurring engagements at Midwestern University Occupational Therapy program and the Arizona School of Health Sciences Occupational Therapy program. Jenny currently holds the position of Past President on the board of directors for the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists and has served two terms as president in 2015 and 2018.



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