Rene' Daman, PT, MS

Daman

Rene' Daman, PT, MS
Director
(405) 271-2131 ext: 47123
Rene-daman@ouhsc.edu

Education:
M.S., Physical Therapy, University of Oklahoma HSC, Oklahoma City, OK, 1998
B.S., Physical Therapy, University of Oklahoma HSC, Oklahoma City, OK, 1993

Grants / Contracts:
Director of the Oklahoma Autism Network, funded by the Department of Human Services, Developmental Disabilities Services Division (DDSD)
Principal Investigator, Research Project – ConnectedKids: Training Parents to Use Developmental and Behavioral Strategies with their Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder, funded by the Department of Human Services, Developmental Disabilities Services Division (DDSD)

Service:
Rene' is the director of the Oklahoma Autism Network (OAN) at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She has been with the Department of Rehabilitation Science since 1999.  Rene' has worked with families and their children with disabilities, including autism since 1993 through early intervention, school-based services, and in clinical settings. She is the co-principal investigator for the ConnectedKids program, a parent training program for parents of young children with autism.  Through her work with OAN she focuses on improving the quality of life for Oklahomans affected by autism through research, training, and advocacy.  She chairs the Oklahoma Family and Interagency Autism Council, is a member of the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Panel for Developmental Disabilities, and serves on the Developmental Disabilities Services Advisory Committee for the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. 

Research Interest:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Parent training in Developmental and Behavioral Strategies for Children with Autism
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Related Services under IDEA