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Webinar Turner Syndrome and Driving

May 30 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Webinar Driving

 

Turner Syndrome and Driving: Skills Required and Resources Available
Many ask themselves is driving an option for me?

This is a We Learn education activity presented by an expert in their field as part of the programming of the Turner Syndrome Foundation. Donations help our mission continue to develop and provide programs that support the TS community. Show your commitment to the cause – become a 1938 Sustaining Supporter.

Short overview of topic:

The presenter is an experienced occupational therapist who will provide an overview on the importance of driving, skills required for driving, and resources available. This will include things for new or aspiring drivers and older drivers.
Registrants will receive a recording of the webinar. Sign up and support today!

What You Will Learn:

Driving is important for many individuals, regardless of whether they have Turner Syndrome or not. The basic skills required for driving are the same for all drivers, and the resources that will be discussed can be utilized by many different individuals.

Driving is a complex activity, requiring skills that may be impacted by Turner syndrome (e.g., depth perception). There are resources available that may assist women with TS across the lifespan, from new drivers to older drivers, to assist with driving safety. This can include adaptive equipment in the vehicle as well as driving evaluations. This webinar outlines the significance of driving, skills required for safe driving, and available resources related to driving.

Who Should Attend:

Parents, future drivers, adult woman with Turner syndrome as well as education and allied health professionals, driving instructors, and occupational therapists.

Event Link & Recording
Registrants will receive an event link for the live event as well as the recording following the event. Sign up and support today!

Webinar Link:
Check the email you provided to receive the webinar link.

Cost:
It is free to register. We ask that you please donate, if you can, in support of our work in providing enriching education programs for all. Your donation today helps to make programs, like this one, readily available to anyone virtually anywhere in the world.

About the Presenter:

Mary Edwards Collins, Ph.D., OTR/L, CAPS, is an occupational therapist who has been in academia full time since January 2011. She also has Turner syndrome. With both a personal, professional background and practical experiences as a Drivers Rehabilitation Professional, Mary has an understanding of the importance of driving and the ability to navigate on the quality of life. It can impact an individual’s ability to engage in the daily activities they need, want, or have to do, from work/school to leisure and social activities.

Donations and sponsorships make learning events such as this WE LEARN webinar activity to be provided freely and accessible to everyoneShow your commitment to the cause – become a 1938 Sustaining Supporter.

Please support today!

Questions? email info@tsfusa.org

 


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Date:
May 30
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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Turner Syndrome Foundation
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