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An emerging practice area for occupational therapists, adapted driving services is becoming increasingly popular as technology and demographics influence demand for these services. Not only does this text provide the tools necessary to effectively evaluate and rehabilitate disabled and aging drivers, it also prepares readers to enter the field by utilizing true-to-life case studies and evidence-based content.
An Adapted Driving Decision Guide that allows therapists to determine a client's transportation need and driving ability
Study questions in every chapter to enhance student comprehension
Necessary client resources such as downloadable forms, handouts, and reports contained in an interactive CD-ROM
Comprehensive coverage of people with disabilities across the lifespan
Guidance on how to set up a driver rehabilitation program with key information on program and professional development
Seven appendices enabling students to quickly access important resources
Current information for students and faculty with weblinks on adaptive equipment, vehicle modification, and regulations
Detailed artwork and illustrations on testing, traffic safety principles, vehicle modifications, and adaptive driving equipment
Expert contributions from the foremost authorities in the field of driver rehabilitation
By Joseph M. Pellerito, Jr., MS, OTR, Program Director, Associate Professor; Department of Occupational Therapy, Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences; Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
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