2019 Health Promotion Partners

2924 Beacon St., Suite D, Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Tel: 719-231-6657

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FITNESS TO DRIVE

Driver Rehabilitation Services

The following people can benefit from a Comprehensive Driver's Evaluation:

Rehabilitation Patients who have stopped driving due to a medical condition such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, or spinal cord injury, and need to identify if they are safe to gt back to driving. This includes clients needing adaptive equipment to access vehicle controls, such as hand controls.

Older Adults who have vision related changes, a chronic disease such as arthritis or diabetic neuropathy, a diagnosis with early stages of dementia, or other age releated changes and are unsure of their safety.

Students or other new drivers with a learning disability, attention deficit disorder, or a new driver with a physical disability such as cerebral palsy or spina bifida.

Driver Services:​

  • Comprehensive Driver Evaluation

  • Evaluation and training with hand controls and other adaptive mobility equipment Click here for more info

  • Driving readiness evaluation for new drivers

  • Specialized driver training

What does a Comprehensive Driver's Evaluation include?

Clinical Assessment - This in-office evaluation includes assessment of:

  • Vision- depth perception, peripheral vision, visual spatial skills

  • Cognition - memory, judgment, speed of response

  • Physical function - strength, range of motion and flexibility

Behind the Wheel Assessment - When appropriate, the following skills will be assessed in our vehicle:

  • Vehicle control

  • Complex reaction time

  • Visual scanning of the environment

  • Problem solving ability

Consultation - Immediately after testing, we will discuss your clinical results, driving related strengths and weaknesses, and provide recommendations. A written report will be sent to your referring physician.