Professional Organizations and Resources 

National Resources for Clinicians:

 

AOTA website Older Driver Toolkit

www.AOTA.org

Tools and resources for practitioners and clients.

Searchable database of OT driver rehab specialists by geographic area.

 

Clinician’s Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers

www.Geriatricscareonline.org

Free book available for download. Free CEU is also available on this site. You must register to have access.

 

Association for Driver Rehab Specialists

www.ADED.org

Searchable database of driver rehab specialists by geographic area.

Information related to the field of Driver Rehabilitation.

 

NHTSA

http://www.nhtsa.gov/Driving-Safety/Older-Drivers

Links to older driver safety videos and resources.

 

CarFit

www.car-fit.org

Community based prevention program. Upcoming events are listed on this site.

 

Resources for Drivers:

 

Colorado’s Guide for Aging Drivers and their Families

http://www.drivesmartcolorado.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Older-Driver-Booklet-2017-WEB.pdf            

Great booklet to share with patients and their families.

 

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.

www.thehartford.com/sites/thehartford/files/we-need-to-talk-2012.pdf

Professional booklets on various driving related topics, appropriate for giving to patients.

 

Fitness to Drive Screening Measure

http://fitnesstodrive.phhp.ufl.edu/

This is a proxy screening measure developed by occupational therapy researchers at the University of Florida. It can be used along with a clinical decision-making to get an idea of the caregiver’s perspective of the skills of the driver.

 

Roadwise Rx

http://www.roadwiserx.com/

AAA Foundation tool to help you understand how your medications affect you and your driving.

 

AAA Senior Driving

https://seniordriving.aaa.com/

Self-assessment, information and resources for senior drivers.

 

AARP / Driver Safety

https://www.aarp.org/auto/driver-safety/driving-assessment/

Resources for driving assessment and driver safety.

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