Driving Evaluation and Vehicle Adaptation
Why request this service?
- For persons who have difficulty getting in or out of their vehicles safely
- Following a change in physical condition (amputation, paralysis of one or more limbs, etc.)
- When the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) requests an assessment from an occupational therapist
- There are no occupational therapy fees for those eligible to receive services from the Centre de réadaptation de l'Estrie du CIUSSS de l'Estrie - CHUS
- Government financial assistance is available for equipment to adapt a vehicle if the health condition is both permanent and medically recognized; if the user is not living in a public institution
- Financial assistance is also available to purchase a vehicle if it is to be adapted for a child
Driving skills assessments
- For drivers or learners
- Adaptations available (if required)
The vehicle's condition must meet certain criteria to be adapted. Otherwise, it will be necessary to purchase a new vehicle.
- For drivers and passengers of all ages
- To transport your mobility aid (wheelchair or other)
Access to specialized services
Sherbrooke, Granit, Haut-Saint-François, Val-Saint-François, Coaticook, Memphrémagog and des Sources
Centre de réadaptation de l’Estrie of the CIUSSS de l’Estrie - CHUS
Reception, evaluation and orientation service
300 King Steeet East, Suite 200,
Sherbrooke QC J1G 1B1
819-346-8411, ext. 43304 ou 1- 800- 361-1013, ext. 43304
E-mail: aeo.cre @ ssss.gouv.qc . ca
Services available by referral from a physician or a health care professional.