"This OT DRS training is AWESOME!

I have never enjoyed an educational course so much! The content was great, the hands-on work invaluable, & Susie was so much fun!" - Kathryn

Earn your OT Driver Rehabilitation Specialist Certificate!

  • Online Training

    Begin your training with online, on-demand coursework to fit your busy schedule!

  • Hands-on Experience

    Practice your skills as the OT DRS in the front seat & learn to drive adaptive equipment during our live workshop!

  • OT Driver Rehabilitation Specialist

    Enter the field of driver rehabilitation with confidence as an OT DRS!

Course Description

This dynamic, interactive course, is for the OT practitioner preparing to expand into the field of driving rehabilitation. Part 2 OT DRS Training includes online preparation work, plus 3 days of hands-on training, with experienced occupational therapy driver rehabilitation specialists, in a driving rehabilitation vehicle. This course is one of a kind & a must for any occupational therapy practitioner preparing to participate in behind-the-wheel driving evaluations & treatment. Be prepared for the field of driver rehabilitation! Develop your skills and confidence before getting into the car with a patient! Benefit from online coursework to maximize your time in the rehab vehicle. Gain valuable hands-on time by practicing as the driver rehabilitation specialist in the passenger seat, as the driver with adaptive equipment, and as an observer. Complete Adaptive Mobility's Part 1 & Part 2 Training to earn your OT Driver Rehabilitation Specialist Professional Certificate.

OT Driver Rehabilitation Specialist

Earn Your OT DRS Professional Certificate

What is the OT DRS professional certificate?

The Occupational Therapist Driver Rehabilitation Specialist (OT DRS) professional certificate is a verifiable designation that attests that the designated occupational therapist has completed sixty hours of advanced education focused on occupational therapy’s role with driver rehabilitation with Adaptive Mobility Services. 

The OT DRS professional certificate is achieved by completing both Adaptive Mobility’s Part 1 Driving Risk Assessment  Education (online) and Part 2 OT Driver Rehab Specialist Training (online & live) (Alternative titles Part 1 Building Blocks & Part 2 Take the Wheel)

This certificate signals that the OT DRS has completed foundational knowledge, including critical hands-on training, in the field of driver rehabilitation.  AND that this OT has participated in hands-on training as the OT DRS in the front passenger seat of the driver rehab vehicle with one of Adaptive Mobility's Driver Specialists. 

The OT DRS provides comprehensive driver evaluations, in-vehicle assessment, adaptive equipment training, and vehicle modification assessments.  

The certificate is valid for two years, renewable, and includes membership in our OT Driver Rehab Specialist Directory. 

The OT DRS is eligible to pursue the ADED DRP and CDRS.  

A Great Way to Gain Hands-on Experience!

"I love this course! This workshop gave me everything to be an OT DRS - from evaluations to training to adaptive equipment, I'm ready!" - Anthea, OT DRS

Change lives! Enroll today! Become an OT DRS.

  • $3,800.00

    Part 2 September 14-16, 2022 - Pennsylvania

    Become an OT Driver Rehabilitation Specialist!
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  • $1,265.00

    Part 1 In the Clinic: Building Blocks Bundle (25 hours) ONLINE

    OT Generalist Training - Learn to complete a Driving Risk Assessment
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  • $199.00

    Liability Considerations & Risk Management Strategies for Driving (2.0 hours)

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Watch as Natalie practices her skills as an OT DRS in the passenger seat & Megan practices driving with hand controls.

During Adaptive Mobility's Part 2 Training, OTs gain valuable hands on experience with a range of adaptive equipment & OT DRS coaching strategies.

"Without this course, I would not have been able to establish my private practice with the amount of success I have had." ~ Megan, OT DRS


Adaptive Mobility offers a unique learning experience!

This training is one of a kind & a must for any occupational therapy practitioner preparing to participate in behind-the-wheel driving evaluations & treatment.

  • Course Instructor: Susie Touchinsky, OTR/L, SCDCM, CDRS

  • Part 2 includes online courses & 3 days of live workshop (35 hours). All online courses must be completed prior to hands-on training.

  • Level of learning/education level: Advanced.

  • Live workshop space is limited to to ensure optimal learning and to maximize your hands-on time in the vehicle.

  • Workshops will be held from 8:30 am to 5 pm on Days 1 & 2 and from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm on Day 3

  • Part 1 is a pre-requisite for Part 2. If you have taken an alternative introductory course to driver rehab, please reach out to susie@adaptivemobility.com with your course information & certificate to determine eligibility.

  • Workshops are offered in Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania, a small suburb outside of Harrisburg. This setting offers a range of idea driving environments, so participants can be introduced to concepts on quiet roads & then progressed into more complex driving environments. Transportation & accommodation resources available upon request.

  • Interested in hosting your own Take the Wheel Workshop in your geography? Reach out to susie@adaptivemobility.com for additional details.

  • CE Provider & Contact: Adaptive Mobility Services, CE Administrator: susie@adaptivemobility.com APP Provider #: 6874

Past Events 2018 - Present

  • August 1-3, 2018 - Pennsylvania
  • October 8-10, 2018 - Pennsylvania 
  • May 13-14, 2019 - Pennsylvania PRIVATE WORKSHOP
  • June 19-21, 20219 - Pennsylvania SOLD OUT
  • July 31-August 2, 2019 - Pennsylvania
  • September 9-11, 2019 - Colorado Springs, CO - SOLD OUT
  • May 27-29, 2020 - Pennsylvania - SOLD OUT
  • September 1-3, 2020 - Pennsylvania - PRIVATE WORKSHOP
  • September 28-30, 2020 - Pennsylvania - SOLD OUT
  • March 24-26, 2021 - Colorado Springs, CO - SOLD OUT
  • May 2-4, 2021 - Pennsylvania - PRIVATE WORKSHOP
  • May 5-7, 2021  - Pennsylvania - SOLD OUT 
  • May 17-19, 2021 - Boise, Idaho - PRIVATE WORKSHOP
  • June 21-23, 2021 - Pennsylvania - SOLD OUT 
  • July 25-27, 2021 - Pennsylvania - SOLD OUT 
  • September 28-October 1, 2021 - Pennsylvania - SOLD OUT
  • March 21-23, 2022 - Pennsylvania - SOLD OUT
  • April 11-13, 2022 - Postponed
  • June 22-24, 2022 - Pennsylvania - SOLD OUT
  • July 7 & 8, 2022 - Pennsylvania - PRIVATE WORKSHOP
  • July 11-13, 2022 - Pennsylvania
  • August 1-3, 2022 Florida - PRIVATE WORKSHOP

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