In honor of Direct Support Professional Recognition Week (September 10-16, 2023), we are excited to take this opportunity to recognize DSP’s from our Residential and Community Day Services programs – the heart and soul of supports for people with disabilities.

Eugene Jackson is being featured for his “teamwork” in serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Learn more about Eugene in this short interview:

How long have you been working with Ada S. McKinley?
“Thirty years.”

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
“Working with clients, and doing it to the best of my ability.”

What makes you proud to work with Ada S. McKinley?
“My love and care for the clients.”

What is something that you’ve learned while working as a DSP?
“The work skills it takes to interact with clients.”

What is one piece of advice would you give to a person who is new to the field?
“Like the job that you are doing, and do the best you can do.”

What is one fun fact about yourself?
“I enjoy working and being around the clients.”