When US News and World Report needed an expert opinion on how to improve diving skills of teens with ADHD, they selected Amanda Plourde CDRS, CDI, COTA/L of Northeast Rehab. Amanda is one of our certified driver rehabilitation specialist and offered her insight and advice for this article. Learn more about our Driving Program for adults and teens.
Several factors are involved for ADHD teens, parents and driving instructors during this critical period.
“A study published in the June issue of JAMA Pediatrics found that teens with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are about one-third more likely to be involved in a car accident than people without ADHD. They’re also more likely to obtain their driver’s license at a later time.”