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.

Ronale Johnson is being featured for his “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 Ronale in this short interview:

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

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
“Interacting with the persons served.”

What is something that you’ve learned working as a DSP?
“I’ve learned patience, and I’ve been able to tap into a more compassionate side of me.”

What do you like to do when you’re not working?
“Coach sports, and spend quality time with my family and friends.”