Driving Lessons  
  ReTech Resources Page  
  ReTech consultants have compiled a list of worthy resources and published them on this page. You are invited to browse the information provided. Call ReTech with questions or requests for additional information.  
  Federal Resource  

PASS is an excellent SSI provision to help individuals with disabilities return to work.
US Social Security Administration - Plan to Achieve Self-Support (PASS)

  National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association ( NMEDA )  
  The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association is an organization of manufacturers of adaptive automotive equipment. Retail dealers and installers are included. They have a nationally recognized Quality Assurance Program (QAP).

Website: National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association
  Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America – SIG 02 Personal Transportation  
  SIG 02 is focused on transportation technologies, information, and modifications for personal vehicles. This includes issues specific to rehabilitation as well as those that provide access through application of universal design practices. It is primarily comprised of researchers and technicians engaged in objective, structured study and design of assistive driving devices. ReTech principle, Jurgen Babirad, ATP, CDRS has been co-chair of this SIG for several years.

Follow this link to the RESNA website home page. . .

Follow this link to the RESNA Sig02 Personal Transportation web page. . .
  The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists ( ADED )  
  The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists was established in 1977 to support professionals working in the field of driver education / driver training and transportation equipment modifications for persons with disabilities through education and information dissemination. This nationally recognized association of professionals is involved in driver rehabilitation – evaluation, training and equipment recommendations. They have yearly conferences dedicated to furthering education in the field. ADED offers a Driver Rehabilitation Certification exam once yearly

Website: The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists
  Residents of New York State
Check these useful links for licensing and vehicle registration information.
New York State Department of Motor Vehicles
  Additional Resources  
Adapting Motor Vehicles for People with Disabilities
  Modifiers Information
Modifiers that have applied to use NHTSA Exemption.
Locating a Vehicle Modification Shop

Filing Complaints
If you encounter a problem or question while trying to complete the online VOQ, call the DOT Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TDD 1-800-424-9153) and our staff will take your complaint over the telephone.
File a complaint on a safety-related defect in your adapted vehicle
  Filing Complaints to NMEDA & ACCES-VR
Complaints against a NMEDA member or ACCES-VR approved vehicle modification shop
  For further information or to make a referral click here.  
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