H&T Driver Rehabilitation Specialists, LLC is a 100% veteran owned company that specializes in helping individuals gain their functional independence through driving. We are Occupational Therapist (OT) who have experience working with clients in home health, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, hand therapy clinics, and adaptive driving programs. We have two modified vehicles equipped with special adaptive controls that accommodate each client's individual needs.
MSOT, OTR/L, CDRS
Brandon Higgs is a U.S. Army combat veteran with prior service on active duty. Currently he serves in the Army Reserves as a non-commissioned officer with 17 years’ experience. After active duty,Brandon used his Post 9-11 GI Bill to go back to college in 2014. Brandon attained both his Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Spalding University in Louisville Kentucky. While in graduate school, Brandon had a level 2 fieldwork experience at Vanderbilt’s Pi Beta Phi’s Rehabilitation Institute. At Vanderbilt, Brandon was introduced to driving rehabilitation. He quickly connected with the clients and gained a desire for working in this setting. After graduation he entered the field of driver rehabilitation as an OT in a private practice setting. Brandon transitioned roles to a hospital-based program and established & developed the first driver rehabilitation program at The Baylor Scott & White rehab hospital in Frisco Texas. Currently Brandon is the owner of a new OT based driver rehabilitation program in North Texas (H & T Driver Rehabilitation Specialists, LLC). Brandon has presented for university OT programs and hospital-based outpatient programs on topics related to research for best interventions in driver rehabilitation (on the road vs. clinic interventions) for the neurologically impaired population.
Christopher Thompson received his Bachelor's of Arts and Science from the University of Georgia. After graduating, Chris joined the U.S Army and deployed multiple times to Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division. In 2014, Chris’ father was in a serious car accident that left him with permanent disabilities. After being inspired by the team of medical professionals who worked with his father, Chris decided to get his Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy. Chris has experience in In-patient Rehabilitation, Home Health and Hand Therapy. Driver rehabilitation allows Chris to bring all of his experiences together to help clients achieve their goals of mobile independence.