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Lori J. Peculis

Physical Therapist, Assistive Technology Specialist, Assistive Technology Unit


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1640 W. Roosevelt Rd., 411 DHSP

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Lori Peculis is a physical therapist working in Assistive Technology as a service provider for over 30 years. At the Assistive Technology Unit I work with other team members in the areas of seating and wheeled mobility, work site modifications and home modifications as well co-teaching courses and lectures. I have gained the AT Certification and a MS in Disability and Human Development through UIC. My therapy background includes working with children and adults in a variety of settings including treating at an outpatient therapy clinic, residential care, rehabilitation hospital, early intervention and school districts.

Service to the Community

Lori Peculis provides Assistive Technology evaluations and equipment implementations in the areas of Home Modification, Transfer Lift Technology, Seating and Wheeled Mobility and Worksite Modification.

Leadership in the Profession

American Physical Therapy Association, Member


M.S., Disability and Human Development
University of Illinois at Chicago
Applied Health Sciences
December, 2009

Assistive Technology Certificate
University of Illinois at Chicago
Applied Health Sciences, Dept. of Disability and Human Development
May, 2012

BS, Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine,
September, 1984