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Tag Archive: driving

Strive to Drive – May 2020

The world is still very much under the pandemic that the coronavirus has brought to us. But, the good news is, we here in South Australia are slowly recovering, and we hope the whole world is too. The team at Williams OT is starting to prepare for the new normal, not only for the team’s […]

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Specialised Driving Instructor Service and Driving Instructor – What’s the Difference?

Do you know that a Driving Instructor and a Specialised Driving Instructor are two totally different areas of service? So, whether you are a plan manager, support coordinator, a client, or even family members of clients, this one’s for you! Unless you watch this, there will always be questions about whether a specialised driving program […]

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Drivers with a Disability: Driving is Important

Driving is freedom often taken for granted. Unfortunately, disability, injury or illness can sometimes affect your ability to drive. When it does, a driver trained occupational therapist (OT) can help you gain, maintain, or regain your independence. A driver trained OT, through an assessment and rehabilitation focus can help build a person’s ability to get to […]

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Schizophrenia (and other Mental Health conditions) and driving. Are you still in the dark?

Schizophrenia awareness week is on this month, 20 to 27th of May In South Australia you might be interested in: Skylight Wednesday 23 May: Panel Style Forum: Schizophrenia Awareness Week Hear lived experience speakers share what ‘they do’, and what ‘we can do’ as a community to support recovery When: 1.30pm – 3pm Where: Skylight […]

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Purple Day: World Epilepsy Day

Purple Day (26th March) is a global initiative dedicated to raising epilepsy awareness. Purple Day was founded in 2008, by nine-year-old Cassidy Megan of Nova Scotia, Canada. Motivated by her own struggles with epilepsy, Cassidy started Purple Day in an effort to get people talking about the condition and to let those impacted by seizures […]

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