Product Application Session 2 - BraunAbility

Includes a Live Web Event on 07/23/2024 at 12:00 PM (EDT) Includes a Live In-Person Event on 07/23/2024 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

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Product Application Session 2 - BraunAbility
Live Virtual | Tuesday, July 23, 2024 | 12:00 - 12:30 PM ET | .5 ADED Contact Hours | Complimentary Members Only 
Registration will close 1 hour prior to the start of the session

Designed after the Soap Box Sessions held at the Annual Conference, the Product Applications Session virtual event provides an opportunity to learn solutions to complex and challenging driver rehabilitation and automotive mobility situations.
The presentation will feature a case study, demonstrating how a product or service is used to solve a client issue.

Each Product Application Session is a stand-alone 30-minute event. To earn the contact hours, the participant must attend live for the entire 30 minutes. 

Presenter Tammy Phipps, OTR/L, CDRS

Description of presentation
Explore the intricate process of needs assessment and gain invaluable insights into the crucial elements of fitting clients for vehicle modifications. Through a collaborative lens, discover the unparalleled value of working hand-in-hand with a CDRS and BraunAbility, a trusted leader in mobility solutions. Delve into the nuanced dimensions of different vehicle options, variations in carrying capacity, and paramount safety considerations vital for prescribing the perfect solution for wheelchair users. Elevate your expertise and unlock the full potential of vehicle accessibility through this dynamic presentation. 

Learning Objectives 
1. Gain insights into the importance of assessing vehicle dimensions, variations in carrying capacity, and safety considerations for wheelchair users to ensure optimal accessibility and safety
2. Understand the key components of a comprehensive needs assessment for vehicle modifications in specialized driver rehabilitation 


*Current CDRS' & DRPs please refer to policy 403 for educational activity and contact hour information. Attendance for the entire session is required to earn ADED Contact Hours. 
ADED's Education Code of Conduct applies to this and all ADED education. 

Tammy Phipps,


Driver Rehabilitation Center of Excellence, LLC

Tammy earned her MS from the University of South Dakota (12/2000) By 2003, she developed the third hospital-based driver rehabilitation program in SD.  

During her deployment to Iraq (June 2007-June 2008) she met the Army’s Surgeon General and was recruited to create the driving rehab program at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington DC.  Tammy served as the subject matter expert in driver rehabilitation for Walter Reed, the National Capital Region, and the Office of the Surgeon General.  “Her expertise is critical to DoD/VHA efforts in transforming driving rehab at the national level.” – LTC Sandra Harrison-Weaver, USA.

For her work with Wounded Warriors, she received the Meritorious Service Medal; an award presented to military members who demonstrate outstanding meritorious achievement.  In 2016 she received The Ralph W. Braun Spirit of Ability Award.

In August 2016, Tammy opened her private practice, Driver Rehabilitation Center of Excellence, LLC in Chantilly VA.  Her business combines driver rehabilitation and vehicle modifications all in one shop.  She recently expanded to Fredericksburg, VA and Columbus OH.  She has a dedicated staff whose common goal is to make community mobility and driving accessible to as many as possible.   

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