What are Vehicle Modifications?
Adapting Motor Vehicles for Persons with Disabilities: Information on evaluating your needs, selecting the right vehicle, choosing a qualified dealer to modify your vehicle, being trained, maintaining your vehicle, cost savings, licensing requirements and organizations to contact. Click here for more information on Adapting Motor Vehicles for Persons with Disabilities.
How can I get modifications made to my vehicle?
Contact the Department of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) office: You may be eligible for State funding through the Department of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) to assist in making your vehicle modification. Contact them at 1-888-554-0334, TTY 410-554-9411 or click here form more information on Maryland DORS Vehicle Modification Services.
MDTAP - AT Financial Loan Program - The Assistive Technology Loan Program helps Maryland residents with disabilities and their families qualify for low-interest loans to buy equipment that will help them live, work, and learn more independently.
Driver Rehabilitation Specialists in Maryland
Driver Rehabilitation Specialists in Maryland: Driver Rehabilitation Specialists can provide a comprehensive evaluation to determine your ability to drive. Click here to go to the Association of Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED) site and search the Member Directory under Maryland to view the list of Driver Rehabilitation Specialists in Maryland.
The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED) 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. It is a nonprofit association and the primary professional organization in this specialized area, and stands ready to meet the professional needs of its members through educational conferences and research support as well as encouraging equipment development to maximize the transportation options for persons with disabilities. Click here for more information about the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED).
National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) is a non-profit trade association of mobility equipment dealers, driver rehabilitation specialists, and other professionals dedicated to broadening the opportunities for people with disabilities to drive or be transported in vehicles modified with mobility equipment. Click here for more information about the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA).