Drivers Rehabilitation

Driver’s Rehabilitation provides a thorough evaluation & appropriate treatment for people of all ages with conditions that may affect their ability to drive safely. These may include teens learning to drive, adults returning to driving after illness or injury, and older adults who are experiencing a decline in physical, visual, memory & processing function. Based on each person’s individual abilities & needs a safe driving plan will be developed & suitable treatment will be provided.

Who Can Benefit from Driver’s Rehab?

New & Experienced drivers with conditions including:

 

  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Parkinson’s
  • Amputations
  • Orthopedic Impairment
  • Learning Disability
  • Visual Impairment
  • Memory Impairment
chani otr

About Chani Stewart

OTR, Licensed Occupational Therapist

Chani is passionate about her work as an OT and loves working with individuals across the lifespan to help them achieve their unique personal goals. There is nothing like the exhilaration and excitement of assisting patients in participation in the daily occupations that are important to them.

I look forward to coming to work each day to help each and every individual patient work on activities to increase their ability to participate in their individual occupations and progress toward their individualized goals.

My experience in a variety of settings including outpatient rehabilitation and acute care rehab with treating orthopedic conditions, neurological conditions, hand therapy, and geriatric care enable me to care for my patients in an exemplary manner and see them progress in areas that they never thought would be possible.

AOTA Certifications

About Driving Community Level 1
Issued by: American Occupational Therapy Association

Earners of the Occupational Therapy Driving Level I badge have successfully demonstrated an understanding of driving as an IADL impacted by impairments identified in evaluation of vision, physical ability, and cognition. Earners are familiar with the MODEM model and are able to develop resources to address service gaps and to identify a cost efficient service continuum. In addition, badge earners are able to educate families about transitioning to community mobility options.
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About Driving Community Level 2
Issued by: American Occupational Therapy Association

Earners of the Occupational Therapy Driving Level II badge have obtained a basic understanding of low vision. This understanding includes knowledge of the anatomy of the eye, common eye diseases, the process of low vision care and the psychological and physical adjustments to low vision. Low vision is often a concern of aging drivers due to impact on ability to navigate in poor lighting, poor weather conditions, to see hazards quickly and see in the periphery.
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About Driving Community Level 3
Issued by: American Occupational Therapy Association

The Occupational Therapy Driving Level III badge earner has also demonstrated the knowledge of strategies to address community mobility and driving across practice areas and settings including , schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, skilled nursing facilities and outpatient clinics. Earners are also knowledgeable about working with various disabilities or difficulties including developmental, physical, sensory processing, vision and mental health
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