Professional Organizations and Resources

National Resources for Clinicians

AOTA website Older Driver Toolkit

Tools and resources for practitioners and clients. Searchable database of OT driver rehab specialists by geographic area.

www.AOTA.org

Clinician’s Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers

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

www.Geriatricscareonline.org

Association for Driver Rehab Specialists

Searchable database of driver rehab specialists by geographic area. Information related to the field of Driver Rehabilitation.

www.ADED.org

NHTSA

Links to older driver safety videos and resources.

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

CarFit

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

www.car-fit.org

Resources for Drivers

Colorado’s Guide for Aging Drivers and their Families

Great booklet to share with patients and their families.

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

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc

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

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

Fitness to Drive Screening Measure

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.

http://fitnesstodrive.phhp.ufl.edu

Roadwise Rx

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

http://www.roadwiserx.com

AAA Senior Driving

Self-assessment, information and resources for senior drivers.

https://seniordriving.aaa.com

AARP / Driver Safety

Resources for driving assessment and driver safety.

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