Specialized Programs


CRH offers specialized programs and services for:

Adaptive Driving


CRH Adaptive Driving services include a pre-driving evaluation, behind-the-wheel evaluation, driver training and evaluation and training on adaptive equipment. The services are for any patient or community member whose physical or cognitive disability has the potential to impair driving ability. It is also used to access any special adaptive equipment needs for persons with physical limitations.


Services provided:
  • Pre-driving screening/activities to enhance driving skills
  • Behind-the-wheel evaluation of driving potential
  • Evaluation of vehicle and equipment needs
  • Resource for commercially available equipment
  • Preparation for DMV licensing
  • Information and counseling about driving needs
  • Driver education for new or experienced drivers over age 18
  • Referrals to other driving programs when appropriate
  • Passenger evaluations available

Populations served:

  • Acquired and Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Amputation
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Arthritis
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Stroke
  • Post-Polio


  • Physician referral
  • Valid driver's license or instruction permit


For further information, contact
Keck Center for Outpatient Services
Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital
Driver Training Program
2415 De la Vina, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3819
(805) 569-8900