HomeVA ProstheticsVA Handbook 1173.16 - Driver Rehabilitation for Veterans with Disabilities ProgramAppendix A - References and Related Supportive Material

16.17. Appendix A - References and Related Supportive Material

1. References

a. Public Law 93-538.

b. VHA Handbook 1660.01, Enhanced Health Care Resource Sharing Authority ÔÇô Selling.

c. VHA Handbook 1173.4, Automobile Adaptive Equipment Program.

d. VHA Handbook 1173.08, Medical Equipment and Supplies.

e. VA Handbook 7002, Logistics Management Procedures

f. American Automobile Association Foundation for Traffic Safety. www.aaafoundation.org or www.seniordirvers.org

g. American Medical Association: Physician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers. http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/physician-resources/public-health/promoting-healthy-lifestyles/geriatric-health/older-driver-safety/assessing-counseling-older-drivers.shtml

h. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. www.nhtsa.gov i. AARP formally American Association of Retired Persons. www.aarp.org/driver

j. American Society on Aging. www.asaging.org/drivewell

k. ADED: Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists. www.aded.net

l. National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association: NMEDA. www.nmeda.org

m. American Occupational Therapy Association. www.aota.org/olderdriver

n. Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Accreditation manuals available through the VA Office of Quality and Performance. http://vaww.oqp.med.va.gov/default.htm

2. Supportive Material. Current information and technological advances in driver rehabilitation may be obtained through literature search. The following rehabilitation journals often contain interesting articles on driver rehabilitation:

a. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

b. Clinics in Geriatric Medicine.

c. Rehab Management.

d. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development.

e. American Journal of Occupational Therapy.

f. Paraplegic News.


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