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.

Dennis Sanders is being featured for his “excellence” 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 Dennis in this short interview:

How long have you been working at Ada?
“7 months.”

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
“Helping and caring for people.”

What makes you proud to work for Ada?
“Teamwork and the culture.”

What is something that you’re learned while working as a DSP?
“You need compassion and great communication skills.”

What one piece of advice would you give to a person who is new to the field?
“Teamwork and work your best.”

What is one fun fact about yourself?
“I like helping people.”