Driver Rehabilitation and Community Mobility: Principles and Practice

Title

Driver Rehabilitation and Community Mobility: Principles and Practice

Department

Occupational Therapy

Document Type

Book

Files

Description

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

ISBN

032302937X

Publication Date

2006

Keywords

Automobile Drivers, Rehabilitation

Disciplines

Movement and Mind-Body Therapies | Physical Therapy | Rehabilitation and Therapy

Citation for published book

Pellerito, Joseph Michael. Driver Rehabilitation and Community Mobility: Principles and Practice. St. Louis, Mo.: Elsevier Mosby, 2006.

Driver Rehabilitation and Community Mobility: Principles and Practice

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/62562271

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