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 Employment and Community Support Services program.

Learn more about Kelle in this short interview:

What is the most rewarding part of your role as a DSP?
“Being a positive impact.”

What makes you proud to work for Ada?
“Being able to become more acquainted with the persons supported on a therapeutic level.”

What is something that you’ve learned working as a DSP?
“Keep going. Don’t stop trying.”

What is one fun fact about yourself?
“I’m going to smile (no matter what).”