Driving Rehabilitation Programs
Alexian Brothers Rehabilitation Hospital
935 Beisner Rd.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Description: Program is available on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. One hour is spent with an occupational therapist; one and a half hours are spent behind the wheel (BTW); and one half hour is a meeting and evaluation with both instructors.
Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital: Driver Rehabilitation Program
26W171 Roosevelt Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60187
Services: Evaluation and education for experienced drivers who have acquired a disability. Evaluation and education for people with disabilities who are interested in getting a driver's license for the first time. Comprehensive evaluation and examination for older adults to determine whether they can still drive safely. A low-vision program for teens and young adults.
6501 N. Sheridan Rd.
Peoria, IL 61614
Description: Driving evaluations, behind the wheel, further training if needed.
Presence Rehabilitation and Industrial Rehabilitation Center
852 Sharp Drive
Shorewood, IL 60404
Description: Program is offered Mondays-Fridays and includes one and one half hours of clinical evaluation. BTW component is done separately.
Rush University Medical Center
1725 W. Harrison, 4th floor, Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 563-2454
Description: Clinical driving evaluation requires approximately two hours, includes the following & is covered by insurance: Brief medical history, Cognitive screening, Brake reaction speed test, Visual screening. Behind the wheel evaluation, if appropriate, is scheduled on another day with an occupational therapist and driving instructor. There is a $300 out of pocket cost. This evaluation includes the following: Driving in a real world setting, Independently getting in and out of a car, and storing mobility aids as needed, and Identifying the need for adaptive equipment.