Rachel Graddy

Visiting Access Specialist / Occupational Therapist
Student Services
REC 111B
(217) 300-3646

Dr. Rachel Graddy is an occupational therapist who received her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis in 2014 where she created a model of occupational therapy practice regarding students with disabilities in a higher education setting. She began working at the University of Illinois as an intern in the fall of 2014, providing occupational therapy services to DRES students. She continued to work as an occupational therapy intern with Beckwith students into the spring of 2015. In the fall of 2015 she began as an Access Specialist for students with mobility impairments, chronic conditions, and temporary injuries. She continues to serve as an occupational therapist for Beckwith students on a part-time basis. In her free time, Dr. Graddy enjoys reading, creative writing, and running.