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Dr. Sherrilene Classen and Canadian colleagues affiliated with the Canadian Association for Occupational Therapists in Ottawa

Classen Contributes to National Blueprint

Published: Feb 9th, 2018

Dr. Sherrilene Classen has participated with Canadian colleagues in a new National Blueprint for injury prevention in drivers with arthritis, launched as a guiding document for teams interested in advancing […]

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UF team to help innovate retrofits for homes for people with disabilities

Published: Jan 12th, 2018

Imagine using your living room as a dining room or your kitchen as a bedroom – complete with handicap-accessible equipment. University of Florida researchers will help develop those conversions, as […]

Case Study: Driving and Parkinson’s Disease

Published: Jan 9th, 2018

Through a case study, this course will provide an example of a comprehensive driving evaluation for an individual with Parkinson’s disease. Participants will learn how to utilize clinical findings to […]

The Fitness to Drive Screening Measure: Case Studies

Published: Jan 9th, 2018

The Fitness to Drive Screening Measure (FTDS) is a web-based questionnaire for screening senior drivers who are potentially at-risk. The FTDS is completed by a family member or caregiver of […]

Driving Rehabilitation: A CDRS’s Perspective on Considering Private Practice

Published: Jan 9th, 2018

This course is designed for the healthcare professional who has experience in driving rehabilitation and  is considering starting a private practice. The presenter provides an overview of information that needs […]

Drive Focus: A Driving Intervention Tool

Published: Jan 9th, 2018

This course will provide an overview of the development and use of a driving intervention tool, Drive Focus. The presenter will describe the tool’s evolution from an experience with a […]

Driving Cessation and Alternative Transportation: The Challenges and Opportunities

Published: Jan 9th, 2018

Occupational therapists and other healthcare professionals play an important role in helping seniors adjust to driving cessation and use of alternative transportation. This presentation provides foundational knowledge about driving and […]

Predicting Simulated Driving Performance in Teens with ADHD/ASD

Published: Jan 9th, 2018

In this course, the authors introduce the crash statistics and characteristics of teens in general, as well as those with ADHD and ASD. Using clinical tests, driving performance videos of […]

Case Study of Driving Readiness: Comparing a Teen with ADHD/ASD to a Healthy Control

Published: Jan 9th, 2018

In this course, readiness to drive is assessed for a teen with a dual diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) compared to a healthy […]

conveners and participants of the pre-conference workshop

Pre-conference Workshop at Annual Transportation Research Board’s 2018 Conference

Published: Jan 7th, 2018

Dr. Sherrilene Classen co-presided with Dr. Don Fisher over a Transportation Research Board scientific session in Washington, DC, on Sunday Jan 7. The session, entitled “Fitness to Drive: The Role […]