Medical Driving Evaluations

Driving With Cerebral Palsy

Posted by Joan Cramer on Sep 24, 2019 7:23:10 AM

Having a child reach driving age can be a stressful time for any parent, and this can be particularly true if your child has cerebral palsy. Even though your child may have learned to overcome any physical, sensory, or cognitive disabilities they may have, driving may seem insurmountable.

However, in most cases, it’s actually possible for aspiring drivers with cerebral palsy to make use of special techniques and adaptive driving equipment to safely compensate for any impairments they may have behind the wheel. 

In this article, we’ll explore cerebral palsy and how it can affect your child’s ability to drive. Then, we’ll touch on the process where — with the help of a certified driving rehabilitation specialist — your child can identify their challenge areas, refine their driving skills, and begin driving safely.

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Topics: driver rehab, medical driving, Cerebral Palsy, CP

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Our Driver Rehabilitation program works with patients whose change in health may affect their ability to safely drive. We have a team of Certified Driving Rehab Specialists that will work with patients on evaluating your driving abilities. We also have a team of professional instructors to help you gain or regain the skills you need to drive. We created this blog to talk about the various diagnoses we experience and how they may affect your experience behind the wheel. 

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