Driving For Exceptional Learners

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We believe in MORE than the minimum requirements when it comes to learning to drive

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We provide each of our students the best possible instruction to ensure that they receive all the materials and tools essential to becoming a safe and responsible driver

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OUR GOAL is to help the new driver become confident and comfortable in their role as a licensed driver and to support the families and friends of the new driver so they can provide ongoing positive encouragement

DRIVING WITH AUTISM/ADH/ANXIETY AND OTHER LEARNING CHALLENGES

DRIVING WITH A PHYSICAL DISABILITY

DRIVER COGNITIVE ASSESSMENTS AND DRIVER ON ROAD EVALUATIONS

Physical, cognitive and learning challenges can impact learning to drive.

THE SAFER SOLUTION

There are other learning challenges that can affect a person’s ability to drive. At Safer Driver Solutions, we recognize that each of our students is unique with specific needs to be accounted for in their driving instruction.

We provide services to both individuals and clients of physicians or medical centers.

DRIVING WITH CHALLENGES

At Safer Driver Solutions, our special program is developed to meet the unique needs of our students. 

We work with each student and their support team to create an Individualized Driver Education Plan (IDEP). Driving is an important part of daily life for work, school and lifestyle purposes. Our intent is to give each student the ability to be active participants in society. 

Age Range: We serve individuals ages 14 and up..

OUR VIRTUAL REALITY (VR) SIMULATOR

At Safer Driver Solutions, we use our VR Simulator to evaluate new clients who either have never driven before, or have limited driving experience. Students will drive in a variety of traffic simulations. These simulations will give us insights that will influence the creation of each student’s IDEP.

DRIVING WITH SPECIAL NEEDS FUNDING

Donations gladly accepted to help us assist individuals who want or need to drive, but don’t have the means.

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Funding under 21: School districts or the AEA may assist with funding for driving instruction and classes. SSI: PASS program provides funding for eligible individuals.

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Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation may also provide funding.

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Insurance companies and Medicaid may pay for Simulation time through two different CPT codes.

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Grants and private pay. We do offer payment plans.

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Autism Society of Iowa scholarships are available based on need.

COGNITIVE AND
ON ROAD EVALUATION FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Community Reintegration and Therapeutic Activity both assist drivers who have an illness or medical condition impairing their ability to drive or providing remedial driving lessons for a driver so they can reintegrate into society.

Medicaid covers the use of the Simulator for a Cognitive Assessment and/or remedial driver training in the VR Simulator (CPT codes 97537, 97530)

Driver On Road Evaluations are private pay and are an added cost to the Cognitive Assessment.

DON’T BE LIMITED BY A PHYSICAL DISABILITY

 

We don’t want you to live a life of limits. At Safer Driver Solutions, we work with you to ensure that you have maximum mobility and independence. Our owner is a Driver Rehabilitation Specialist (DRS), and we are a member of the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED). We also collaborate with the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA). So, we are well-equipped to help you get on the road with confidence. We are committed to giving the gift of driving to each of our exceptional learners!

 

We are committed to giving the gift of driving to each of our exceptional learners!

Contact us for a free consultation about how we can help you or your healthcare clients get a driver’s license or get you driving again.

 

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Contact us with any questions you have about Teen, Adult and Exceptional Learner Driving Instruction. We are always scheduling courses in the future, and can come to your location for on-road instruction, Winter Weather and Fleet Driver Safety.