About Our Team

Shirley Rolin, B.Sc. (OT) Reg. OT (Ont.)

Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist (CDRS) through the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists

Shirley Rolin’s experience in the evaluation and treatment of clients with physical, psychological and cognitive disabilities is extensive.  Shirley has been a registered Occupational Therapist since 1977.  She developed a passion for assisting her patients to return to driving and has focused her practice on transportation and driving needs for  persons with medical conditions since 1998.  She is a member of the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO) and a member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT).  Shirley is also an active member of the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED) Ontario Chapter, acting as president in 2007 and vice-president in 2012.  She has been on the Board of Directors for multiple years.

Shirley has trained throughout the United States and Canada on Driver Assessment and Rehabilitation.   Since 1999 she has been recognized by the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED) as a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist (CDRS).  Certification ensures that the public is being assessed by a therapist who has expertise in driver rehabilitation.  As part of a select group to receive a Certified Specialist designation in the area of driver rehabilitation, Shirley is driven by a genuine desire to help her clients resume independent driving in the wake of disability.

Shirley has lectured and written various articles on vehicle modifications and driver assessment.  She was a member of the Canadian Consensus Conference on Driving Evaluation in Older Drivers,  a member of the Working Group involved in the preparation of an Occupational Therapy Brief on Driving in response to the request from the Office of the Chief Coroner and a contributor to two books- “Community Mobility: Driving and Transportation Alternatives for Older Persons” and  “Caring for Your Loved One”, Manual for both caregivers and frontline healthcare professionals working with Alzheimer’s Disease, (2nd edition), Chapter on Driving and Dementia, Baycrest Hospital. Shirley teaches courses to occupational therapists and medical students on Vehicle Modifications and the Driver Assessment Process. She has been teaching a course on Driving and the Older Adult to students at The University of Toronto, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy since 2009.  Shirley has been an Expert Witness at two Coroner’s Inquests regarding elderly and medically at-risk drivers.

Don Haberer

Mr. Haberer’s 27 years in driver training and driver rehabilitation have provided him with an abundance of experience. He is qualified as an in-vehicle driving instructor, in-classroom instructor, has a “D class” driver’s license, has attended skid recovery courses, has written several driver training manuals and was a consultant for the CTV “National Driving Test”. In addition to having tens of thousands of hours of in-vehicle and in-class training time he was also a franchise owner of Canada’s most recognized driving school.

For the past 14 years Mr. Haberer has been helping drivers, passengers and pedestrians overcome their automobile phobias as well as their cognitive and physical challenges when driving. He has developed a broad range of skills to assist clients with overcoming their fears of trucks, rural highways, intersections, expressways, winter driving conditions and many other phobias.

Don is a member of ADED, the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists. He trains clients and fellow instructors on the usage of adaptive vehicle equipment ranging from spinner knobs, left foot accelerators, several types of hand controls and is one of a select few instructors in the province of Ontario to have experience with training on electronic driving controls.

Marjorie Green B.Sc. (OT) Reg. OT (Ont.)

Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist (CDRS) through the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists

Marjorie Green graduated from the University of Toronto, School of Occupational Therapy in 1985. She was the recipient of the CAOT Award for the highest academic standing in the Theory of OT. She is a member of the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO) and a member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT). She is an active member of the Ontario ADED chapter and was on the executive acting as Vice President in 2008. She held a Status Only Appointment, University of Toronto, School of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy (2009-2012) and lectured on various topics pertaining to driver rehabilitation.

Marjorie has been working in driver rehab for 14 years. She became a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist (CDRS) through the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED) in 2005. Marjorie has extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of the physical, psychological and cognitive abilities of clients with a diversity of disabilities and medical conditions. She has been working Driver Rehab Therapy since 2012.

Janice Yeung B.Sc. (Kin), OT Reg (Ont)

Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist (CDRS) through the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists

Janice Yeung has been working as an Occupational Therapist since she graduated Summa Cum Laude from McMaster University in 2000. She is very passionate about occupational therapy and facilitating clients return to functional independence. Her practice settings have included hospital, in-home, private clinic, and community settings with experience in working with clients with neurological, orthopaedic, physical, mental health, and cognitive impairment. She has experience providing complex rehabilitation including cognitive remediation/ABI, wheelchair prescription, and chronic pain management. As Janice is also ADP Authorized to prescribe wheelchair and mobility equipment, she has a unique skill set in prescribing mobility aids that interface well with vehicles and transportation needs.

Since 2007, Janice developed a particular interest and expertise in driver evaluation/rehabilitation and vehicle modifications when she began working for MTO approved driver rehabilitation centres. She joined Driver Rehab Therapy in 2010. Janice has evaluated and facilitated clients with driver anxiety, physical, and/or cognitive impairment in their pursuit of driving. Janice successfully completed requirements to earn the designation of Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist and is an active member of the Association of Driver Rehab Specialists (ADED).

On a personal level, Janice credits her experience growing up with a brother with significant developmental disabilities to paving the way to her chosen profession and inspiring her to become an Occupational Therapist.