In honor of Direct Support Professional Recognition Week (September 11-17, 2022). We are proud to take this opportunity to recognize the dedicated direct support professionals at Ada S. McKinley.

Angela James is being featured for her “innovation” in serving to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as a Direct Service Professional within our Employment and Community Support Services program.

Learn more about Angela in this short interview:

How long have you been working at Ada?
“10 years.”

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
“Watching the persons served achieve their goals.”

What is something that you’ve learned working as a DSP?
“I’ve learned creativity, patience, and the importance of advocating.”

What do you like to do when you’re not working?
“Cooking and puzzles.”