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People with special needs can once again enjoy the mobility and independence of driving. At Sentara Therapy Centers on the campus of Sentara Princess Anne we offer a thorough program with certified driving instructors and adaptive driving equipment to help you regain your driving skills.

This Center has the only DMV-certified, adaptive driving program in south Hampton Roads. Its purpose is to identify and prepare patients who are physically, emotionally and mentally ready to drive and to assist them in using adaptive equipment, such as hand and/or foot controls.

Eligibility
Patients must be referred by a physician and be free from seizures for six months.
If you require on-the-road training, you must be 19 years of age and have a valid learner's permit or driver's license.

Our occupational therapist will evaluate:
Field of Vision
Distance judgment
Reaction time
Coordination
Cognitive Skills
Color vision
Visual Acuity
Strength
Visual Perception
Emotional Status

Patients who may benefit include those with:
Cardiovascular disorders
Neurological disorders
Vascular disorders
Stroke
Trauma Victims
Amputees

Driver Evaluation and Training services are available at the following Sentara Therapy Center locations:

Granby - Norfolk (Classroom only)
Princess Anne - Virginia Beach (Classroom and behind the wheel)
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