Tips for Successful Change Initiatives

As Damar celebrates its 50th year, we look back on a lot of changes. It only makes sense: Simply surviving for a half century requires an organization to adapt, but an organization like Damar, which strives continually to innovate and improve, must do more than adapt. It must embrace change as a part of its mission.

October 31st, 2017|

Out of Tragedy Comes Strength

At Damar, we work to find ways to integrate families into our programs, making a large difference in the results we can deliver to both our clients and families. Discover how parents can make a remarkable impact.

October 17th, 2017|

You Can Be a Foster Parent

With 23,000 kids in the foster-care system – up from 13,000 just five years ago – Indiana desperately needs foster parents. Guenevere Kalal, Damar's Foster Care Services Director, shares the impact foster parenting can have on our community.

September 12th, 2017|

A Challenge – Aging with Disabilities

As individuals with developmental disabilities age, they encounter the same aging problems as the general population—physical limitations, degenerative conditions, etc.—but they also face challenges unique to them. Read on as Dr. Jim Dalton provides insight into this aging population.

September 5th, 2017|

Can the ABA Payment Model Be Sustained?

Applied Behavior Analysis, or ABA, is widely praised for its clear, positive results and the dramatic impact it can have on the lives of people with autism. How can we offer these services in a way that is financially stable? The ongoing debate continues about the cost of services and levels of coverage. Read as Dr. Jim Dalton, President & CEO of Damar Services, shares his insights.

August 29th, 2017|

Back-to-school Tips for Kids with Special Needs

Transitioning from summer fun to the classroom can be difficult for students with intellectual and behavioral disabilities. Julie Gurule, Director of Student Services at Damar Charter Academy shares tips for a great start to the school year.

August 15th, 2017|

The Power of Family Engagement

At Damar, we work to find ways to integrate families into our programs, making a large difference in the results we can deliver to both our clients and families. Discover how parents can make a remarkable impact.

August 1st, 2017|