Driving Assessment Programs at Parkwood lnstitute - Care Team

Jenny Iszakovits is a registered occupational therapist who has worked in private practice and hospital settings in Ontario since 2003, performing assessment and treatment with clients with soft tissue, orthopedic, multiple trauma, neurological, and catastrophic injuries.  Jenny has performed driving assessments since 2008, and has been with the Driver Assessment and Rehabilitation Program (DARP) at the Parkwood Institute since 2012.  Her clinical strengths include driver rehabilitation including treatment to help clients compensate for their medical and vision issues, and knowledge of vehicle modifications and adaptive equipment.  She has specialized training and experience to assist clients with anxiety and post-traumatic stress issues related to driving.  She is a member of NMEDA (National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association) and ADED (Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists) and serves as a guest lecturer at Western University’s School of Occupational Therapy.  Jenny has knowledge and experience related to third party (disability insurance, WSIB, and auto insurance) processes.     

Kathy Graham has extensive experience with driver training and education, and has worked as a certified driving instructor since 1988.  She has been with DARP since 2014.

Rebecca VanWychen is the program assistant and has been with the Driver Assessment and Rehabilitation Program since 2002.  Rebecca has 25 years of administrative experience and has an in-depth knowledge of the MTO medical review process. She can answer any questions you may have about the program prior to your assessment.