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.

Kianna Frazier 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 Kianna in this short interview:

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

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
“Seeing the influential impact and difference I can make for each person served every day.”

What is something that you’ve learned working as a DSP?
“Everyone deserves opportunities of choices each day they open their eyes, and that gift alone should not be taken for granted.”

What do you like to do when you’re not working?
“I enjoy spending time with my children and creating lifelong memories.”