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For 50 years, the people at Damar have led the way in the care for and understanding of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, seeking not just to offer state-of-the-art treatment but actually to generate new ideas and innovative approaches.

When that is your aim, you learn a lot … and you feel compelled to share your lessons so others can learn from them, too.

In this space, you’ll benefit from the insights we’ve gained by providing care and constantly seeking new answers to the challenges faced by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and the people who care for them.

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Finding the right educational setting

Finding the right educational setting
Sex Trafficking’s Vulnerable Targets: Children with Intellectual Disabilities
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Sex Trafficking’s Vulnerable Targets: Children with Intellectual Disabilities

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An unexpected blessing

Born eight weeks premature, Joe and Jake are identical in many ways, including their disabilities. They’ve always had developmental delays, and they’re both nonverbal, although they can find ways to tell you exactly what they want.
An unexpected blessing
Damar team rises to the COVID-19 challenge
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Damar team rises to the COVID-19 challenge

My grandson, 17-year-old Kevin, has been at Damar for four years, and I’m also the director of Parent Voices, so I see Damar from a couple of perspectives. And from both of those perspectives, I see an organization that rises to every challenge.
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Be Safe Around Water this Summer

Be Safe Around Water this Summer
Sensory Sensitive Experiences
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Sensory Sensitive Experiences

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Respite Care Is Essential

Respite Care Is Essential
Trauma-Focused Classrooms
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Trauma-Focused Classrooms