Predicting Simulated Driving Performance in Teens with ADHD/ASD

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instructor: Sherrilene Classen, PhD, MPH, OTR/L, FAOTA

Contributors: Miriam Monahan, MS, OTR/L, CDRS

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In this course, the authors introduce the crash statistics and characteristics of teens in general, as well as those with ADHD and ASD. Using clinical tests, driving performance videos of teens in a driving simulator, and statistical analysis, the authors propose indicators of readiness to drive for teens at large, and for those with ADHD and/or ASD.

prerequisites

None.

Content Focus

Category 1: Areas of Occupation - IADLs
Category 2: Evaluation

targetAudience

This course is well-suited for occupational therapists and certified driving rehabilitation specialists with a special interest in teen pre-drivers, including teens with ADHD and ASD.

completionRequirements

Upon successful completion of a multiple choice post-test, provision of a brief course evaluation and payment for this course, the participant will be awarded 0.1 AOTA CEU (1.0 Contact Hour for State of Florida Occupational Therapy practitioners). The University of Florida will send a Certificate of Completion (PDF) via email upon successful completion. Florida therapists may enter their own contact hour into the Florida CEBroker database at no charge.

learningObjectives

Upon completion of this course (part 1 of a 3 part series), learners will be able to:

learningLevel

Basic. Course content is appropriate for professionals seeking a sound, evidence-based knowledge of the topic with a focus on clinical application.

instructionalMethods

The learner will view a streaming video presentation, reference PowerPoint® slides, and take a multiple choice post-test.

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