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I have a mild case of cerebral palsy and need help with driving. What devices are out there to help me?

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: See below

There are many adaptive devices for people with CP who want and need to drive.
These include: left footed accelerators, hand controls for brake and gas, steering wheel adaptors that only require one hand and more. The best person to see for this is a physiatrist who can then assess you and make recommendations specifically designed for your needs.

In brief: See below

There are many adaptive devices for people with CP who want and need to drive.
These include: left footed accelerators, hand controls for brake and gas, steering wheel adaptors that only require one hand and more. The best person to see for this is a physiatrist who can then assess you and make recommendations specifically designed for your needs.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Hank Chambers
Pediatrics - Sports Medicine

In brief: Training and Devices

It depends on what type of cerebral palsy you have.
If you have hemiplegia then there are devices which can be added to your vehicle to make it easier to drive and even to change how the pedals work on the floor of the car. If both sides of your body are involved, there are also devices that can help you. It is important to find a rehab center which can help with training and getting the devices.

In brief: Training and Devices

It depends on what type of cerebral palsy you have.
If you have hemiplegia then there are devices which can be added to your vehicle to make it easier to drive and even to change how the pedals work on the floor of the car. If both sides of your body are involved, there are also devices that can help you. It is important to find a rehab center which can help with training and getting the devices.
Dr. Hank Chambers
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