|Three Component Evaluation
We offer a three component evaluation, which consists
of the following:
1. An Occupational Therapy evaluation of pre-driving
skills which includes strength, sensation, range of
motion, coordination, muscle tone, proprioceptive and
kinesthetic movements, visual perceptional skills, vision
screening, reaction time and reflexes. Coordination
of adaptive equipment may be needed.
2. A brief neuropsychological screening to assess attention
and concentration, speed of processing, functional memory,
sequential thinking and problem solving. If results
from the clinical testing indicate the candidate has
potential for driving, then Step 3 is initiated.
3. A behind-the-wheel evaluation with a certified driving
rehabilitation specialist in a vehicle with instructor
The full evaluations takes approximately 3-5 hours
and can be done in individualized segments if needed.
This information is compiled and used to develop a written
plan, which may include recommendations for:
- Driver training
- Driving with restrictions
- No return to driving
Information and recommendations will be provided to
the referring physician for final decision making about
Please call for additional information.