Kathy Waldera Assistive Technology specialist

Kathryn Waldera

Occupational Therapist, Bioengineer, Assistive Technology Specialist, Assistive Technology Unit


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1640 W. Roosevelt Rd., 411 DHSP

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Kathy Waldera is both an Occupational Therapist and a Rehabilitation Engineer. She has worked in the field of Assistive Technology as a service provider for over 30 years.

Service to the Community

Kathy Waldera provides Assistive Technology evaluations and equipment implementations in the areas of Home Modification, Worksite Modification, Technologies for Independent Living, and AAC mounting and access.


Master of Science
Occupational Therapy
University of Illinois at Chicago, 2013

Master of Science
Biomedical Engineering
Northwestern University, 1989

Bachelor of Science
Biomedical Engineering
Marquette University, 1987