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ADI Training Programme

Disability Driving Instructors is pleased to be able to offer a programme of training courses to cover the different aspects of disability and hearing difficulty that instructors may encounter when teaching people to drive for the first time or when helping people get back to driving after illness or accident

Course dates for the Disability Driving Instructors ADI Training Programme  – starting January 2023

DDI Course dates round 1 (2)

Scheme of Work for the ADI Training Programme

DDI (6) Scheme of work 30.11.22

(Updated: 30.November 2022)

Disability Driving Instructors (DDI) 
About DDI
Our contact details
Who should do the training programme?
What is the cost of the training programme and how do I book?

Introduction to teaching pupils with special needs 
The DDI ADI Training Program video
DVLA and DVSA notification requirements for pupils with special needs

Driving with specific educational needs for driving instructors 
Unit 1: Introduction to the role of the SEN instructor
Unit 2: Theoretical guide to neurodiversity part 1
Unit 3: Theoretical guide to neurodiversity part 2
Unit 4: Practical guide to neurodiversity

Driving with disabilities and medical conditions for driving instructors 
Unit 1: Introduction to the role of the mobility instructor
Unit 2: Adaptations
Unit 3: Diverse medical conditions that ADIs may come across
Unit 4: Diverse medical conditions – teaching pupils with these conditions
Unit 5: Driving licence restriction codes demystified

Practical face to face full day at RDAC Solihull
Unit 6: In car training at a Driving Mobility Centre

Deaf awareness and BSL training for driving instructors 

This is still being developed, we hope to be able to run these courses during 2023

Meet the presenters 
John Rogers
Lee Pollard
Gary Gough-Pugh BSc
Elaine Dienn
Costa Christou
Mike Gambin

Updated 08.12.2022