Today, I am happy to report that I went for my Adaptive Driving Evaluation. It consisted of two hours of cognitive, visual, memory & reflex testing. Also consisted of a 40 minute test which reminded me of Driver’s Training in HS. I had to watch 100 3-6 second video clips and answer an Agree/Disagree question for each one.
After just over two hours of these tests, I was thrilled to find that my score was high enough to all me to go on to the initial driving evaluation with hand controls!
I GOT TO DRIVE for almost 40 minutes in a car that had been adapted with hand controls. I was leery at first, but quickly started to feel more in control.
I did well enough, that they scheduled me for three more 1 hour “drives”. If I am able to drive two appointments in a row, they will “pass” me. Then I will get my certificate so I can file with the motor vehicle dept and have my car (to be determined) modified with the hand controls.
Next week (Halloween), I have my second drive. I am going to ask to try a different hand control set up. I want to try a couple different types before making a final decision.
I am just so excited!!!!!!!!