Office Location: 1640 W. Roosevelt Rd. (DHSP), Room 438
Phone: 312-413-1806
Fax: 312-413-1804
TDD: 312-413-0453

Claudia Garcia  has been involved in the Disability area for several years as a Research Specialist in Development Disabilities at the Center on Capacity Building for Minorities with Disabilities Research.

Claudia  has a B.S in Industrial Engineering from Universidad del Valle, Colombia, and is a current Student at the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition, College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago.  She is working towards a degree of Science in dietetics, since dietitians are an essential component of comprehensive care for people with developmental disabilities and special health care needs.

Current projects

  • JOB for Youth: A partnership to Promote Employment of Inner-City Youth with Disabilities, US Department of Labor.
  • Quality Assurance Project, Department of Human Services.
  • A Transition Model for Students with Disabilities in the Chicago Area, Department of Human Services.