Amie Lulinski

Amie LulinskiDirector of Research and Evaluation

Amie has worked with and for individuals who have I/DD and their families for over two decades. Her connection to The Arc began when she served as a direct support professional at the McLean County Arc in Illinois before moving to Missouri where she worked for the St. Louis Arc. Since then, Amie has served in various roles ranging from Director of Training and Quality Assurance to Senior Researcher and Secretary of the Board of The Arc of Illinois.

Prior to joining The Arc’s national office in 2014, Amie served as Senior Research Specialist in Developmental Disabilities at the Institute for Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago where she also earned a Master’s degree in Disability and Human Development as well as a PhD in Disability Studies. Additionally, Amie served as the Policy and Advocacy Director for the Illinois Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND) Program, providing guest lectures on such topics as Medicaid, Olmstead implementation and legislative advocacy, as well as providing policy mentorship to trainees. Amie maintains a relationship with UIC, having been recently appointed to the faculty as Adjunct Assistant Research Professor.