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APPLICATION OF ADAPTIVE VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS

This 2-day course is ideal for those desiring knowledge of adaptive driving equipment as well as the process for prescribing and delivering such equipment to individuals with disabilities. Topics will cover adaptive driving equipment assessment, low tech equipment options, high tech driving systems, writing prescriptions, vehicle / equipment fitting and wheelchair passenger accommodations. The course also covers collaboration with local mobility equipment dealers and drivers for best-fit options.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  Analyze the taxonomy used in driver rehabilitation and vehicle modifications.

  Describe various client vehicle transfer options.

  Discuss key principles in driver positioning and vehicle fit.

  Compare and differentiate between low tech equipment and high tech driving systems.

  Analyze primary and secondary driving control modification options for drivers with various disabilities.

  Discuss documentation elements and best practice with respect to vehicle adaptations and adaptive vehicle prescription writing.

  Compare various mobility device stowage, securement and carrier options.

  Assess vehicle and equipment fitting.

  Develop effective collaboration with the mobility equipment dealer.

  Discuss key principles of securement for wheelchair dependent drivers and passengers. 

 

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 2018 Offerings
 

 

Richmond, VA

ADED 2018 Conference


August 10-11, 2018

15 ADED CDRS Contact Hours

1.5 AOTA CE approved

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Scholarship Deadline:

May 10, 2018 
 

CANCELLATION POLICY:  Registration confirmation and payment receipts are e-mailed to the attendee. All cancellations for courses, workshops and conference must be made in writing to the ADED Executive Office one month prior to the course; a 10% handling fee will be charged. Refunds will not be issued after one month prior to the course or for “no-shows.” Substitutions are accepted with a written notice provided that the replacement meets the same registration fee criteria. If an additional fee structure applies to the substitute registrant, all additional fees must be paid at the time the substitution is made. Partial refunds will not be granted. ADED reserves the right to cancel seminars due to unforeseen/unavoidable circumstances at any time. ADED is not responsible for nonrefundable airline and hotel reservations that a participant incurred due to cancellation. ADED reserves the right to change a course date, location or instructor. All complaints relative to the seminar content, instructor presentation, class facilities and registration procedures are to be directed to the ADED executive office: ADED, 200 First Avenue NW, Suite 505, Hickory, NC 28601.

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