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.

Latianna Cummings is being featured for her “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 Latianna in this short interview:

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

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
“The rewarding part of my job is watching the persons served grow and accomplish new things in their life.”

What is something that you’re learned while working as a DSP?
“I have learned patience by helping the persons served with completing their daily skills.”

What do you like to do when you’re not working?
“I love arranging activities for my community so that the children can have something to do.”