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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Ready to Drive? Supporting individuals with ASD on the big question.


  The 2019 DDS Speakers Series presents:

ASD: Ready to Drive? 

Supporting Individuals with ASD on the Big Question

with Dr. Miriam Monahan


The audience will be introduced to driving behavior models to illustrate driving performance challenges that may be associated with ASD and common comorbidities.

Miriam Monahan strongly believes that community mobility enables vocational, academic and social opportunities and thereby creates social capital. Dr. Monahan OTR/L, is a Driving School Instructor and Certified Driving Rehabilitation Specialist (CDRS). She has been practicing in the field of driving rehabilitation since 1998, and is recognized for her clinical and behind- the-wheel evaluation and intervention skills. She is founder of the 501(c)(3) nonprofit Driver Rehabilitation Institute and driving app company, Drive Fit. She has served as consultant on numerous federal projects, and lectures extensively on topics related to driver rehabilitation and community mobility. Dr. Monahan is recognized for program development in driving and community mobility for teens with special needs and has (co)authored numerous publications in this area.