Adaptive Driving Program

We help get you back behind the wheel, safely. Our Adaptive Driving Program provides specialized testing and training to help you reacquire driving skills following a change in your mental or physical condition. Based on your vehicle and your specific needs, we can help identify the exact adaptive equipment and training you’ll need to become a safe, independent driver. Driving is a privilege, and there is no guarantee that every patient is capable of returning to driving. Our goal is to evaluate, train and restore mobility to patients who can demonstrate they are ready to safely return to the road.

Our approach

We put you in the driver's seat of your own independence. Our instructors are occupational therapists licensed by the state of Texas as Certified Driving Instructors and Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialists. We have cars on site with adaptive hand controls, steering attachments, left foot accelerator and extensions to secondary controls.

Our driver rehabilitation specialists will help you:

  • Perform clinic-based evaluations
  • Perform in-car evaluations/training
  • Identify proper adaptive equipment
  • Assist with state licensing examinations

You may be able to benefit from our Adaptive Driving Program if you have at least one of the following medical conditions:

  • Amputation
  • Neuromuscular or orthopedic disabilities
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury

Adaptive driving locations

Our Adaptive Driving Program requires large parking lots with relatively light traffic during the day. Currently, we have two locations offering driver rehabilitation services with four adaptive vehicles available for on-the-road evaluations.

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation - Dallas
909 N Washington Ave.
Dallas, TX 75246
Phone: (214) 574-7848
Fax: (214) 496-0346 

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation - Las Colinas
7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Suite 110
Irving, TX 75063
Phone: (214) 574-7848
Fax: (214) 496-0346 

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation - Fort Worth
6601 Harris Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76132
Phone: (817) 738-9866
Fax: (817) 738-3157

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation - Frisco
2990 Legacy Drive
Frisco, TX 75034
Phone: (469) 888-5172
Fax: (469) 888-5218

Additional resources

For more information on adaptive driving and resources for drivers with medical conditions, check out these sites:

Learn How We Can Help

We will work closely with you, and your family, physician and/or the referring hospital to ensure a smooth transition to Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation.