How to Become a Driver Rehab Specialist

A Step by Step Guide to Becoming a Driver Rehabilitation Specialist Your Guide to the Best Career as an Occupational Therapist! Driving is one of the most valued instrumental activities of daily living. Clients tell me that it is only once they return to driving that they feel like a whole person again. As an…

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Could Hand Controls Help You?

Are you experiencing tingling in your feet? Tingling or numbness in your feet could be a sign of sensation loss. Sensation changes in our feet can happen for lots of different reasons. From diabetes to neuropathy to spinal cord injuries, sensation loss in your feet can impact safe driving. We rely on sensation while driving…

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Positive Driving Conversations

Celebrate Older Driver Safety Awareness Week 2018 with positive conversations about driving! Conversations about driving do not and should not always be about ‘taking the keys away,’ but rather should be about choices for the future. Here are some tips: Start conversations about driving retirement early! We will all outlive our ability to drive, so…

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Familys & Caregivers: Worried about Mom’s Driving?

  Are you worried about Mom’s driving? Yesterday, a loving adult daughter called me. Over the holiday weekend, she enjoyed lots of time with her parents and siblings. She said it was so wonderful, but she walked away with some concerns about her mom’s health. The daughter told me that her mom was diagnosed with…

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Drivers: I will Advocate for You

If you want to drive, and you have the skills and determination, I will be an advocate for you! Even if it means spending hours at the Department of Motor Vehicle Transportation so you can obtain your updated driver’s license! I will advocate for you!   Six months ago, I stepped complete out of my…

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Drivers: 4 Safety Tips to Keep You Safe this Autumn

Autumn is here! As you head out to enjoy that fall foliage, here are 4 tips to keep you safe this season: Give your vehicle a checkup Time to give your car a little extra tender loving care. Clean your windows & head lights for improved visibility. Check your tire pressure (tires lose pressure as…

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