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Professional Assessments of Driving in Northern California

Certified Driving Rehabilitation Specialists (CDRS) - according to the Association for Driver Rehabilition Specialists

A-Safer Driver, Inc., Oakland, CA
Derrick Scott, CDI, CDRS
phone 415-267-6118
Service: Driving Assessment (with an OT from another organization)

Adaptive Driving Service, Santa Clara, CA
Hazel Simin, OTR/L, CDRS, CHT
phone 408-984-7949
Services: Clinical Evaluation (done in the client's home), Behind The Wheel Evaluation (with a certified driving instructor)

Enloe Rehab Center, Chico, CA
Eileen Kennedy
, OTR/L, CDRS, CHT
phone 530-332-3210

Karen Smith OT & Driving Services, Petaluma, CA
Karen Smith, OTR/L, CDRS
phone 415-847-2098
Services: Clinical Evaluation ($120; requires MD prescription), Behind The Wheel Evaluation ($380), Driver Training.

Kaweah Delta Rehabilitation Hospital, Visalia, CA
Gaye Garrison, OTR/L, CDRS
Outpatient Therapy main phone 559-624-3906
Services: Clinical Evaluation, Driving Simulator

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center OT Department, San Jose, CA
Stan Scott, OTR/L, CDRS
Susan Lillie, OTR/L, DRS
phone 408-885-5613
Services: Clinical Assessment, Behind The Wheel Evaluation, Driving Simulator

The Safe Driver, Half Moon Bay, CA
Edward Brodd, CDRS
Marc Samuels, OTR/L, CDRS
phone 650-455-3703
Services: Clinical Evaluation (requires MD prescription), Behind The Wheel Evaluation

Veterans Administration Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA
Edward Brodd, CDRS, phone 650-493-5000, x65624
Marc Samuels, OTR/L, CDRS, phone 650-493-5000, x65439
Program Services in Hospital (requires Tricare and referral): Clinical, Classroom, Simulator, Driving Range, Car, Van, Vehicle Assessments, Driver Training

Driving Rehabilitation Specialists (DRS) - according to the Association for Driver Rehabilition Specialists

Guardian Angel Driving Academy, Tiburon, CA
Eric Noah
phone 415-395-8379
Services: Remedial Training, Driver Evaluations, On-Road Evaluations, Behind The Wheel Evaluation & Training

North Bay Driving School, Napa, CA
Jeanine Brown
phone 707-648-0574
Services: Clinical Assessment (with two OTs), Behind The Wheel Evaluation (in special vehicle)

Peak Performance Driving Center, Yreka, CA
Gwen Janes, MOTR/L
phone 530-598-8612
Services: Clinical, Car, Vehicle Modification Evaluations, Driver Training, On-Road Evaluations, Behind The Wheel Evaluation & Training

17-Mile Driving School, Freedom, CA
Kristen Kellermyer
phone 831-229-9756
Services: Behind The Wheel Evaluation & Training

Certified Driving Instructors (CDI)

John Muir Health Center's Pleasant Hill Therapy Center Adapted Driving Program, Pleasant Hill, CA
phone 925-947-5388
Services: Clinical Evaluation ($205 for 90-minute evaluation by OT on staff; requires MD's prescription), Behind The Wheel Evaluation ($350 for 120-minute assessment by both certified driving instructor and OT), Driver Training. Certified by California Department of Rehabilitation.

 

 

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