Safe Driving Tips for Transporting Grandchildren

Are you a grandparent lending a hand with transporting grandchildren? As offices across the country start to reopen, many parents return to the office for work, leaving grandparents in charge of childcare.  This includes handling everyday tasks such as running errands, doctor appointments, and taking the kids to activities or other events. This also means…

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How has the past year changed our need to drive?

How has the past year changed our need to drive? In my opinion, one of the best outcomes from 2020 has been the increased acceptance and opportunity for working from home, ordering necessities online, and having more access to food & leisure right at our fingertips (thank you DoorDash). For my clients with disabilities, this…

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Driving Post-Stroke with a Left Foot Accelerator

Meet Michael. Michael has returned to driving post-stroke with a left foot accelerator! Please join me in congratulating Michael on passing his adaptive equipment driving test on a very cold and windy Tuesday! Michael is a young, very independent, hard-working father. About a month into the pandemic, he woke up, alone in his home, unable…

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ACL (Allen Cognitive Lacing) for the Win!

And the Allen Cognitive Test (ACL) comes to the rescue again for a win!! Hello OT friends! I used the ACL (Allen Cognitive Lacing Test) to understand my client’s readiness to drive again! It is really a great tool. This time my client, had no more than an eighth-grade education and grew up as a…

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Driving with Adaptive Equipment: Following this Easy Process

Ready to drive after an arm or leg injury? Wondering what equipment options are out there? We’ve got you covered! Let’s explore driving with adaptive equipment! Here are a few facts about adaptive equipment: There are lots of equipment options, from simple to complex. It helps you drive after a stroke, amputation, neuropathy, or any…

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