About Our Driving School

STRIVE for Independence is Chicagoland's premiere driver rehabilitation group. Our group of therapists has extensive experience serving clients with a wide variety of driver rehabilitation needs.

Our team is comprised of occupational therapists (OTR/L), certified driver rehabilitation specialists (CDRS), and state of Illinois certified driving instructors (CDI) for adults and teenagers.

STRIVE for Independence is a certified state of Illinois driving school and meets all Illinois State Board of Education requirements. Therapists maintain necessary credentials and licensure requirements to meet best practice guidelines and are members of the following professional organizations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
  • Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED)
  • National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA)

We strive to collaborate with our clients to help them achieve mobility, freedom, safety, and independence with their transportation needs; to help them achieve their full driving potential despite illness, injury, or disability.