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Rehabilitation

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.

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The variations in the characteristics of populations and the interventions and outcomes being measured in driver rehabilitation research can limit one's ability to make consistent evidence-based recommendations, and varied curricula and training methods that are used in the programs impede one's ability to make consistent comparisons among interventions so as to draw conclusions about the effectiveness of driver rehabilitation programs.
In addressing the legal issues of a driver rehabilitation program, Pierce (1993) outlined the responsibilities of the facility, the physician, and the driving rehabilitation professional and cited cases in which all of these individuals and organizations have been found liable, when traffic accidents resulted from driving by individuals with disabilities.
The organization is believed to be the only group in North America to train and offer a pool of highly qualified professionals with the designation of Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist (CDRS), the accepted benchmark for quality in driver evaluation and education for people with disabilities.
Laura Fischrup, a certified driver rehabilitation specialist at Driving Solutions, has been appointed to serve on the DMV At-Risk Driver Program 3185 work group.
Alderson was banned from driving for 18 months but offered a drink driver rehabilitation course to reduce the ban by four months.
"When you're afraid you're going to lose your license or you lose your license, that's probably one of the most overt signs of becoming old, and that's pretty demoralizing for people," said Patrick Baker, MHS, OTR/L, CLVT, CDRS, a Cleveland Clinic occupational therapist and certified driver rehabilitation specialist.
A referral to a Driver Rehabilitation Specialist may reveal whether your driving skills have been impaired by PD, and whether rehabilitation or modifications to your vehicle might be helpful.
Hughes, who lives in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, also agreed to go on a drink driver rehabilitation course.
Certified driver rehabilitation specialists provide evaluations, recommendations for special equipment, and training to help people maintain wheeled mobility through safe driving.
In some cases, an individual may not pass the evaluation and training with a certified driver rehabilitation specialist, and is no longer considered a safe driver; in such instances, it may be time to retire the car keys.
The services of a driver rehabilitation specialist (DRS) are often necessary to evaluate the driver's capabilities and identify the specific types and styles of adaptive driving equipment necessary to getting back on the road.
You may also be eligible to undertake the driver rehabilitation course.