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Julia Bates

Occupational Therapist, Assistive Technology Specialist, Assistive Technology Unit


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1640 W. Roosevelt Rd., 411 DHSP

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Julia Bates is an Occupational Therapist and Assistive Technology Professional who recently completed her third full year working in the field of Assistive Technology as a service provider. Julia brings the knowledge obtained in her previous work doing home remodeling and property maintenance and her clinical skills as an Occupational Therapist to the Assistive Technology Unit to provide comprehensive and individualized services to people in the environments in which they live, work, and play.

Service to the Community

Julia Bates provides Assistive Technology evaluations and equipment implementations in the areas of Home Modification, Worksite Modification, and Technologies for Independent Living.


Post-professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy, University of Illinois Chicago, Expected graduation date 2024
M.S. in Occupational Therapy, University of Illinois Chicago, 2018
B.A. in Psychology, University of Illinois Chicago, 2015
Minor in Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois Chicago, 2015