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Adaptive driving evaluations and training


Adaptive Driving Oct '21 -
Based out of Franklin, WI, this is a licensed driving school that provides comprehensive driver rehabilitation services to beginning drivers and adults with functional impairments.

Adaptive Experts Oct '21 -
Serving Wisconsin residents, this organization does on-site evaluations for clinical pre-driver screening along with behind-the-wheel assessment and adaptive equipment recommendations.

Driver Rehabilitation Programs - Chicago Area Oct '21 -
The Shirley Ryan Lab (formerly Rehab Institute of Chicago) website provides a list of several driver rehabilitation programs located in the Chicago area. These programs include occupational therapists, rehabilitation engineers, and certified driving instructors who provide the evaluations and training for adaptive driving.

Finding a driving rehabilitation provider Nov '21 -
Determining which type of adaptive equipment is most suitable is done with occuational therapists who assess, recommend, and assist in training how to use the equipment. A national list of driving rehabilitation specialists is provided here.


Adapted vans and adaptive driving equipment


A and J Mobility Nov '21 -
Located in Richfield, WI, A and J Mobility sells and rents wheelchair vans, and can provide solutions such as various automobile modifications, scooter transport options, driver hand controls, specialized automotive seating, or even a complete vehicle conversion.

Mobility Works Nov '21 -
Serving Southeast Wisconsin and Northeast Illinois, (check here for locations near you) Mobility Works sells and services wheelchair vans and carries products such as wheelchair ramps, lifts, hand controls, seating solutions, wheelchair securement, vehicle parts, scooters and power chairs, and home accessibility products. They also carry ProtectionWorks, a roadside assistance service for wheelchair users.


Compliance


Parking Mobility Nov '20 -
If you see a car that is not legally parked in a handicap designated parking spot, don't get mad...report it! This is a phone app available for android and apple phones.


Plates and permits


Illinois Persons with Disabilities Parking Program Nov '20 -
An overview of the plates and permits applicable to the disabled. Links to application and certification can be found on this page.

Persons with Disabilities License Plates Guide Nov '20 -
Fees and the type of plates are explained here.

Wisconsin permanent disabled license plate Nov '20 -
This webpage lists eligibiity and rules for use of a handicap plate issued by the Wisconsin DMV.

Wisconsin permanent permit Nov '20 -
Find out the exact rules for the use of disabled parking placards that hang from the rearview mirror. These, too, are issued by the Wisconsin DMV.