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The restoration of former rights, authority, or abilities.

The process of rehabilitating a witness involves restoring the credibility of the witness following Impeachment by the opposing party. Rehabilitating a prisoner refers to preparing him or her for a productive life upon release from prison.


noun adjustment, alteration, development, improvement, instauration, readjustment, rebuilding, reclamation, reconstitution, reconstruction, recreation, recuperation, redemption, reeducation, reestablishment, reformation, reindoctrination, reinstatement, remodeling, renewal, renovation, reorganization, repair, reparation, restitution, restoration, resurrection, return, revival, revivement, revivification, salvation
Associated concepts: company rehabilitation
See also: change, correction, improvement, progress, reconversion, remedy, rendition, renewal, reorganization, repair, reparation
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Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED) keeps a full listing of driving evaluators state-by-state with their professional and hospital affiliations.
The main objectives of this review are to present findings and formulate conclusions, based on a comprehensive search for the best evidence related to driving with low vision and the effectiveness of training-education programs and assistive technologies for driver rehabilitation.
A report should be filed with the DMV for re-examination unless the driver prefers to be first examined by a driver rehabilitation specialist.
If a patient's limitations defy easy medical correction, consider referring that patient to a driver rehabilitation specialist.
The driver rehabilitation program sponsored by the Florida DOT is helping older drivers make reasonable decisions about whether to continue driving.
The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED) can help you locate a qualified driving evaluator in your area; it maintains a database of certified driver rehabilitation specialists throughout the country.
The studies of visual processing suggest that (a) standard optometric examinations are not sufficient and rehabilitation optometric examinations should be made a standard part of diagnosis and treatment for survivors of brain injury (Gianutos, Ramsey, & Perlin, 1988; Warren, 1992), and (b) driver rehabilitation specialists must be prepared to assess possible visual deficits associated with various disabilities (including brain injury), which might not be evident in standard optometric screenings (Strano, 1993).
Occupational therapists trained in driver rehabilitation provide a key component to the evaluation of older driver safety and rehabilitation.
NMEDA represents 300-highly skilled and qualified mobility dealers who specialize in mobility solutions, including services such as Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialists.
A You are referring to the driver rehabilitation course.
Alderson was banned from driving for 18 months but offered a drink driver rehabilitation course to reduce the ban by four months.
An evaluation by a driver rehabilitation specialist may be helpful in evaluation of older drivers in whom the clinician has persistent concerns about driving following an in-office evaluation, or in those in whom an independent evaluation is needed.