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.

Pamela Scott 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 Pamela in this short interview:

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

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
“The most rewarding part is to help all persons served conquer their daily challenges.”

What is something that you’re learned while working as a DSP?
“I learned that my skills/experience are well-suited for this field. I believe I have the type of knowledge to succeed in this role and in the company. I learned that documentation is important. Also, it’s important to learn the work environment and participate in all team meetings.”

What do you like to do when you’re not working?
“I love to travel the world. It reduces stress, and it makes me happy.”