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.

Reynett Patton is being featured for her “excellence and teamwork” 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 Reynett in this short interview:

How long have you been working at Ada?
“Since December 20, 2020.”

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
“When clients are able to learn new things.”

What makes you proud to work for Ada?
“When my coworkers show they really care about the clients we serve.”

What is something that you’re learned while working as a DSP?
“A new level of patience.”

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

What is one fun fact about yourself?
“I love to dance.”