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.

Latonya Robinson is being featured for her “positivity and 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 Latonya in this short interview:

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

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
“Spending time with the clients and talking about life in general with them.”

What makes you proud to work for Ada?
“Just making any type of positive difference in someone’s life.”

What is something that you’re learned while working as a DSP?
“I have learned to have patience.”

What one piece of advice would you give to a person who is new to the field?
“Patience is the key.”

What is one fun fact about yourself?
“I love to sing, but don’t ask me to.”