Ada Chaperones Trip to Disney World

Community integration, positive experiences, and a sense of normalcy are important priorities for our service to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our staff chaperoned 12 individuals to Disney World for a trip of a lifetime. Accommodations included beautiful Airbnb lodging where they enjoyed swimming and a family style barbeque. They visited the amazing Jurassic [...]

2021-10-01T15:22:11-05:00October 1st, 2021|News|

COVID-19 Testing Locations

Each of the following resources provide locations for COVID-19 testing. Walgreens www.walgreens.com/findcare/covid19/testing CVS Pharmacy https://www.cvs.com/minuteclinic/covid-19-testing Mariano’s https://www.marianos.com/i/coronavirus-update/pharmacy#COVIDRapidAntibodyTest Physicians Immediate Care https://physiciansimmediatecare.com/covid-19-testing-locations/ U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) https://www.hhs.gov/coronavirus/community-based-testing-sites/index.html CHICAGO AREA/ILLINOIS Chicago Testing Sites (Map) https://data.cityofchicago.org/Health-Human-Services/COVID-19-Testing-Sites-Map/j2wj-wjrp?referrer=embed City of Chicago https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/sites/covid-19/home/covid-testing.html Comprehensive List of Illinois Testing Sites https://coronavirus.illinois.gov/testing-sites.html Illinois Department of Public Health http://dph.illinois.gov/testing Lake [...]

2021-09-30T20:41:38-05:00September 30th, 2021|News|

DSP Spotlight on Chanilia Powell

In honor of Direct Support Professional Recognition Week (September 12-18, 2021). We are proud to take this opportunity to recognize the dedicated direct support professionals at Ada S. McKinley. Chanilia Powell is being featured for her "excellence" in serving to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as a direct service professional within our Employment and [...]

2021-09-17T16:22:31-05:00September 17th, 2021|News|

DSP Spotlight on Natalie White

In honor of Direct Support Professional Recognition Week (September 12-18, 2021). We are proud to take this opportunity to recognize the dedicated direct support professionals at Ada S. McKinley. Natalie White is being featured for her "excellence" in serving to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as a direct service professional within our Employment and [...]

2021-09-17T16:12:31-05:00September 17th, 2021|News|

DSP Spotlight on Felicia Jones

In honor of Direct Support Professional Recognition Week (September 12-18, 2021). We are proud to take this opportunity to recognize the dedicated direct support professionals at Ada S. McKinley. Felicia Jones is being featured for her "excellence" in serving to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as a direct service professional within our Employment and [...]

2021-09-16T15:36:54-05:00September 16th, 2021|News|

DSP Spotlight on Kelle Warnsley

In honor of Direct Support Professional Recognition Week (September 12-18, 2021). We are proud to take this opportunity to recognize the dedicated direct support professionals at Ada S. McKinley. Kelle Warnsley is being featured for her "innovation and creativity" in serving to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as a direct service professional within our [...]

2021-09-16T12:42:48-05:00September 16th, 2021|News|

DSP Spotlight on Yvonne Brand

In honor of Direct Support Professional Recognition Week (September 12-18, 2021). We are proud to take this opportunity to recognize the dedicated direct support professionals at Ada S. McKinley. Yvonne Brand is being featured for her "innovation and creativity" in serving to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as a direct service professional within our [...]

2021-09-16T11:13:55-05:00September 16th, 2021|News|

DSP Spotlight on Trafalgar Thomas

In honor of Direct Support Professional Recognition Week (September 12-18, 2021). We are proud to take this opportunity to recognize the dedicated direct support professionals at Ada S. McKinley. Trafalgar Thomas is being featured for her "teamwork" in serving to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as a direct service professional within our Employment and [...]

2021-09-15T15:03:56-05:00September 15th, 2021|News|

DSP Spotlight on Lolita Meacham

In honor of Direct Support Professional Recognition Week (September 12-18, 2021). We are proud to take this opportunity to recognize the dedicated direct support professionals at Ada S. McKinley. Lolita Meacham is being featured for her "teamwork" in serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as a direct service professional within our Employment and Community [...]

2021-09-15T15:00:24-05:00September 15th, 2021|News|

How Child Care Providers Are Dealing With a Staff Shortage

Our CEO Jamal Malone appeared on Chicago Tonight to share the three important steps our child care centers are taking to ensure staff and families are safe and healthy during the pandemic. See the full interview below. How Child Care Providers Are Dealing With a Staff Shortage September 14, 2021 WTTW – CHICAGO PBS Click [...]

2021-09-15T13:09:22-05:00September 14th, 2021|News|
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