February Edition (2015), Volume 4

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The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists


The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists was established in 1977 to support professionals working in the field of driver education/ driver training and transportation equipment modifications for persons with disabilities through education and information dissemination. ADED, a nonprofit association, is the primary professional organization in this specialized area, and stands ready to meet professional needs of its members through educational conferences and research support as well as encouraging equipment development to maximize the transportation options for persons with disabilities.

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Fostering Self-Determination Among Children and Youth with Disabilities - Ideas from parents for parents

Although many different definitions exist, "self-determination" generally refers to having the abilities and opportunities to sheer your own life in ways that you choose for yourself and that bring you personal; satisfaction. Helping children with intellectual disabilities and autism become more self-determining as they grow up and prepare for adult roles is the focus of this project.

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Driver's Evaluation and Training for Students with Disabilities: A Guide for Transition Planning

This guide, published by Nebraska VR, was developed to examine issues related to driver's evaluation and training for students with disabilities. It is intended to reflect current practices, resources, and guidance for educators, parents, and service providers. This guide will provide:

  • Information on the topic of driver's evaluation, training, and licensing as it relates to students with disabilities.
  • Information regarding laws and regulations that relate to licensing for students with disabilities.
  • And More!

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Driver & Pedestrian Guide to sharing the road safely

Streets are the arteries of our neighborhoods. They connect us to places and activities, provide structure for transportation, offer public spaces for utilities, and define a sense of place in the community. Everyone should be able to travel public streets and pathways safely, regardless of their abilities and transportation choice. Use this guide to help make travel safe for all by practicing safe driving and pedestrian skills.

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PROMISE Grantee 'Family Meeting'

February 26, 2015

1:00 - 2:30PM, EST



May 28, 2015

2:00 - 3:30PM, EST


July 9, 2015

2:00 - 3:30, EST


October 1, 2015

2:00 - 3:30, EST


Virtual Project Directors Conference

April 27-28, 2015


Annual PROMISE Meeting

November 18-19, 2015 (with the option of attending the AUCD conference -- November 16-18, 2015)


The AUCD (Association of University Centers on Disabilities) PROMISE TA Center produced this newsletter under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs associated with PR Award #H418P14. The contents of this newsletter do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.

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