Driver Rehabilitation and Training at Driving Academy of NWA

DRS Comprehensive Evaluation (4 hrs.)  »  $500

This Comprehensive Driving Evaluation by our Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist (CDRS) is for individuals who have a disability or who have experienced a traumatic event, an illness, a disease, or age-related impairments that might affect safety while driving. This complete evaluation of an individual's driving knowledge, skills, and abilities will include (1) medical and driving history; (2) clinical assessment of sensory/perceptual, cognitive, and psychomotor functional abilities; (3) on-road assessment, as appropriate, using one of our Driving Academy of NWA vehicles; (4) an outcome summary; and (5) recommendations for an inclusive mobility plan, including transportation options, such as a training plan, a referral, or a report.

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DRS Training with Equipment Starter Package  »  $500

This 5-hour package includes two 1.5-hour driving lessons with the needed equipment in our vehicle, and two hours for the final fitting and training in the client's newly modified vehicle.  The client must demonstrate to the CDRS safe driving performance with the equipment in our modified vehicle in a variety of conditions and environments before the CDRS will write a prescription for the client's own vehicle to be modified by a NMEDA Quality Assurance Program certified dealer.  The client must then demonstrate to the CDRS safe driving performance in their newly-modified vehicle in order for the client to be given a passing report of successful training.  This report will also be sent to the treating physician and therapist.

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Each Additional DRS Lesson with Equipment (1.5 hrs)  »  $150

After the two driving lessons included in the starter package, additional driving lessons may be required for the client to achieve success. These would be taught by either our CDRS or one of our other professional, state-certified driving instructors ONLY if our CDRS determines that the equipment choice, if applicable, has been finalized and the client has adequately grasped the skill of using the equipment in our vehicle or in the client's newly-modified vehicle, as determined by our CDRS.

Factors that affect the number of instructional hours needed to become a proficient driver for all the various types of roads and traffic include the student's age, level of cognition, type of disability, amount of previous driving experience, and the student's attitude towards being taught.

The student must have in his/her possession an Arkansas Driving permit or a U.S. state driver license.

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DRS In-Car Only Evaluation (2 hrs.)  »  $300

"Return to Driving" In-car Evaluation by our Driver Rehabilitation Specialist is for drivers who have experienced a traumatic event, illness, disease, or aging that has caused the driver to cease driving or has caused the driver, family, or physician to question his or her ability to drive safely and has already completed a clinical driving assessed by an OT/DRS or a PT/DRS.   The final report will be faxed to the referring OT/DRS or PT/DRS and the prescribing physician.

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1 DRS Lesson (1.5 hrs)  »  $150

During each of the 1.5-hour lessons, our Driver Rehabilitation Specialist will lead the student with a disability to learn and master the skills according to our systematic skills sheet. These prices include use of our vehicle, gasoline, insurance, and professional instruction. 

Factors that determine the number of instructional hours needed to become a proficient driver for all the various types of roads and traffic include age, type of disability, amount of driving experience, teach-ability, length of time in the U.S., spacing between lessons, English-proficiency, and amount of correct practice between lessons, if practical.

The student must have in his/her possession an Arkansas Driving permit or a U.S. state driver license.

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8 DRS Lessons (12 hours)  »  $1,080

During each of the 1.5-hour lessons, our Driver Rehabilitation Specialist will lead the student with a disability to learn and master the skills according to our systematic skills sheet. These prices include use of our vehicle, gasoline, insurance, and professional instruction. 

Factors that determine the number of instructional hours needed to become a proficient driver for all the various types of roads and traffic include age, type of disability, amount of driving experience, teach-ability, length of time in the U.S., spacing between lessons, English-proficiency, and amount of correct practice between lessons, if practical.

The student must have in his/her possession an Arkansas Driving permit or a U.S. state driver license.

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12 DRS Lessons (18 hrs)  »  $1,620

During each of the 1.5-hour lessons, our Driver Rehabilitation Specialist will lead the student with a disability to learn and master the skills according to our systematic skills sheet. These prices include use of our vehicle, gasoline, insurance, and professional instruction. 

Factors that determine the number of instructional hours needed to become a proficient driver for all the various types of roads and traffic include age, type of disability, amount of driving experience, teach-ability, length of time in the U.S., spacing between lessons, English-proficiency, and amount of correct practice between lessons, if practical.

The student must have in his/her possession an Arkansas Driving permit or a U.S. state driver license.

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