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.

Oluwakemi Kareem 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 Oluwakemi in this short interview:

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

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
“I enjoy helping needy people.”

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

What do you like to do when you’re not working?
“I spend time with my family.”