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 co-director of the Oklahoma Autism Network in the Tolbert Center for Developmental Disabilities and Autism.  She has been with the Tolbert Center in the Department of Rehabilitation Science since 1999. Rene' has worked with families and their children with disabilities, including autism since 1993.  She is the co-principal investigator for the ConnectedKids program, a parent training program for parents of young children with autism. Rene’ 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. She provides services to children and their families through the ConnectedKids program, through a contract with Norman Public Schools and through collaboration with the Department of Rehabilitation Services and Goodwill Industries in Tulsa helping high school students with autism find employment after graduation.  She provides training through OAN for families and professionals. 

Research Interest:

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