In the Driver’s Seat:
Adaptive Driving In and After the Rehabilitation Setting

This course is discounted for NOTA members.

In the Driver’s Seat:
Adaptive Driving In and After the Rehabilitation Setting

Self-paced Course
$60 | 2 Contact Hours

This course is created by the Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association.

If you need assistance, accommodations, or feedback, please contact us at Info@AspireOT.us
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This presentation seeks to provide guidance on the return to driving process following injury, as well as to highlight the seemingly never-ending list of adaptations that are now available to get individuals of all abilities back on the road and in to the driver’s seat.

Presented by:
Erin Young, OTD, OTR/L
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Benefits of this course
After this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Identify key members of the interdisciplinary team involved in assisting individuals in returning to driving.

  • Identify three common screening tools used as part of the in-clinic assessment to assist in determining readiness to return to driving.

  • Explain the benefits and drawbacks of various vehicle conversions and adapted driving equipment.

Instructor bio
Erin Young, OTD, OTR/L
LFollowing undergraduate degrees in Exercise Science and Psychology from St. Olaf College, Erin Young completed her doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Creighton University in 2014. Erin joined QLI’s nationally renowned program for brain injury and spinal cord injury rehabilitation as an occupational therapist and her passion for helping individuals who have suffered a catastrophic injury to overcome barriers made her a perfect fit to lead QLI’s Assistive Technology Lab. In this role, Erin also developed an on-site driving program, providing driving evaluations and a high-tech drivers training program – one of just a few in the Midwest. Erin partners with therapists across the organization and regardless of discipline to implement these tools in rehabilitation and is a sought-after resource in the fields of adaptive technology and developing driving programs.
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Completion Requirements
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In order to receive the certificate of completion, participants must meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • Full payment to enroll in course
  • View course videos in entirety
  • Pass the course exam with a score of 70% or greater
Please note that no credit or certificate will be issued unless all criteria is met.  Partial credit will not be issued.  

Course Author

This course is being offered as part of Aspire OT's State Association Partnership Program. This course is discounted for NOTA members.