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.

Eugene Jackson is being featured for his “teamwork” 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 Eugene in this short interview:

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

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
“Getting to work with my persons served and going on community outings.”

What is something that you’ve learned working as a DSP?
“Knowing and doing my job.”

What do you like to do when you’re not working?
“Watching movies and playing basketball.”