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Donna Hammock named Damar Parent Voices director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Jan. 30, 2018 Donna Hammock named Damar Parent Voices director Donna Hammock of Carmel has joined Damar Services as director of Parent Voices, a program that helps parents of children being served by Damar navigate the care experience, meet other parents and learn through educational workshops. Hammock understands both the reward and [...]

January 30th, 2018|

Beech Grove Man Marks 35 Years of Service at Damar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 26, 2018 Rob Crick of Beech Grove is celebrating his 35th year working at Damar Services, a nonprofit that serves children and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. “What’s kept me here that long,” he said, “is the kids.” Regardless of their age now, he still calls them kids. “I’ve been [...]

January 26th, 2018|

Couple Quilts 182 Stockings to Make Damar Kids’ Holidays Brighter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec 15, 2017 Couple quilts 182 stockings to make Damar kids’ holidays brighter Last winter, Lacee Volz’ son was admitted to Damar Services’ residential campus for help managing his autism, and she found herself with extra time on her hands. “We visit Damar a lot, and one of the hardest things is [...]

December 15th, 2017|

Santa’s elves to shop for 200 Damar clients

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec 4, 2017 Santa’s elves to shop for 200 Damar clients  Approximately 150 elves will descend on a southwest-side Walmart on Dec. 5, coming not from the North Pole but from nearby Damar Services. The Damar volunteers and staff members will wear holiday finery to hit the store and pick out presents [...]

December 4th, 2017|

Damar Announces Promotions

Damar Services, the state’s leading provider of services to children and adults with developmental disabilities, has promoted the following staff members. Juman Bruce, Director of CLASS Erin Crick, Administrative Director of Children’s Residential Services Sam Moya, Chief Administrator of Children’s Residential Services Terry Sears, Residential Director of Clinical Services Juman Bruce, Director of CLASS [...]

October 9th, 2017|

Indy Bands Together

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 2, 2017 “Indy Bands Together” aims to provide lifesaving wristbands to kids with autism Damar, Indianapolis Colts, firefighters to host mock rescue to show how Project Lifesaver works to locate kids with autism who go missing It’s a parent’s worst nightmare: A child wanders off and can’t be found. For [...]

October 3rd, 2017|

Indianapolis Business Journal: A Challenge — Aging with Disabilities by Jim Dalton

Most of the world thinks of autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities as primarily childhood challenges. That’s understandable. In the past, people with disabilities often did not live long lives—many times not even into middle age due to complications associated with their disabilities. But those of us who work with these special people [...]

August 31st, 2017|

Damar Names COO, Director of Nursing

Damar Services, the state’s leading provider of services to children and adults with developmental disabilities, has named Jennifer Maggard Chief Operating Officer and Patricia Jacobs Director of Nursing.   Jennifer Maggard, Chief Operating Officer Patty Jacobs, Director of Nursing                     About Damar [...]

August 28th, 2017|

Ivy Tech Community College and Damar Announce Partnership to Support Degree Completion

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Ivy Tech Community College and Damar Services, Inc., announced a new partnership to support degree and certificate completion. Through its Achieve Your Degree program, Ivy Tech will provide guidance and financial assistance to any Damar employee interested in earning a degree or certificate from the Community College. The program allows Damar [...]

August 16th, 2017|

Damar Opens Third ABA Clinic

Damar Services is holding an open house at its newest ABA clinic on July 26 from 4 to 6 p.m. Located at the site of the former Challenger Charter School, the clinic is Damar’s third to offer ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis) therapy for children with autism. As the prevalence of autism has increased rapidly in [...]

July 19th, 2017|