Poster Session  |   July 2017
Visual Attention Cut Points Predicting Fitness to Drive in People With Parkinson’s Disease
Author Affiliations
  • University of Western Ontario
Article Information
Neurologic Conditions / Parkinson's Disease / Assessment/Measurement
Poster Session   |   July 2017
Visual Attention Cut Points Predicting Fitness to Drive in People With Parkinson’s Disease
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111500058p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO6132
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111500058p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO6132
Abstract

Date Presented 4/1/2017

People with Parkinson’s disease (PD) have impaired visual attention affecting driver fitness. This study presents cut points to demonstrate that visual attention is an early and persistent impairment in PD drivers and accurately predicts failing or passing an on-road assessment.

Primary Author and Speaker: Sherrilene Classen

Contributing Authors: Karla Crawford, Sarah Jenniex