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New Driver Services

We provide "readiness to drive" evaluations and specialized driver training for new drivers with disabilities.

Diagnoses that may impact driving:

  • Autism spectrum disorder

  • Cerebral Palsy

  • Spina Bifida

  • Learning disabilities

  • Developmental disabilities

  • Low vision

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.