Dementia and Driving

Do you know someone living with Dementia? Are they still driving?  How do you know when it is time to stop driving?  How can we keep them safe and allow for freedom and independence? Heather Shields, OTR/L, CDRS, owner of Pathways Driving Rehab Services  performs driving evaluations and trainings with seniors and their family members.  This [...]

Dementia and Driving2019-03-05T19:16:59+00:00

Parkinson’s and Driving

Do you know someone living with Parkinson's? Heather Shields, OTR/L, CDRS, owner of Pathways Driving Rehab Services  has put together  an informative video  and life enhancing resources on Driving with Parkinson's. If you want to skip this award winning video:) (but why would you want to?),  click below to find the resources listed in the video National Resources Parkinson’s Foundation  ADED  Driving When You Have [...]

Parkinson’s and Driving2019-02-21T22:27:17+00:00

I am talking about multiple sclerosis, the MS Society and adaptive driving equipment

What you will learn in this video: Multiple Sclerosis is a progressive condition, affecting people physically, visually and cognitively People with MS are very good at adapting to their condition As people progress, they are determined and want to continue driving, sometimes driving unsafely Many people don't know there is adaptive equipment which can make [...]

I am talking about multiple sclerosis, the MS Society and adaptive driving equipment2018-05-22T14:54:39+00:00

Hand Controls For People With Amputations, Multiple Sclerosis, Strokes, Muscular Dystrophy

What you will learn in this video:   People that have had above the knee amputations are safer with hand controls, learn why they have better control with their hands than their feet. People that have Multiple Sclerosis may have weakness on one side of their body due to the MS.  If they have use [...]

Hand Controls For People With Amputations, Multiple Sclerosis, Strokes, Muscular Dystrophy2018-05-08T14:07:02+00:00

Hand Controls In Action!!

To see hand controls in action, check out this awesome video!  This was last year with my Camry, now I have a fancy pants Lexus.  New photos to come soon!!

Hand Controls In Action!!2018-05-08T14:01:59+00:00

Stories From The Road: Peripheral Neuropathy And Driving

Did you know that many people with peripheral neuropathy would benefit from driving with hand controls?  To learn more about what neuropathy is and how it affects people when they are driving, listen to my Facebook Live.

Stories From The Road: Peripheral Neuropathy And Driving2018-05-08T13:59:06+00:00

Webinar

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Webinar2017-05-22T11:10:35+00:00

Free Webinar for Maine OTs!

Learn more here!  http://mailchi.mp/pathwaysrehabservices/free-webinar-for-maine-ots 

Free Webinar for Maine OTs!2017-05-10T00:25:31+00:00

Sitting too close to the wheel?

Sitting too close We've all witnessed the stereotype of a driver squeezed up against the steering wheel when driving. Often, this is a senior driver hugging the wheel as they can no longer manipulate the car the way they used to, and they may not even realize they're doing this. Aging is inevitable. It happens [...]

Sitting too close to the wheel?2017-04-26T13:50:25+00:00