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.

Shavon Muldrow 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 Shavon in this short interview:

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

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
“Working hands on with others and making a difference in the lives of the clients we serve.”

What makes you proud to work for Ada?
“Helping to empower an educate my clients to flourish and live full abundant lives.”

What is something that you’re learned while working as a DSP?
“That it’s important to build a strong relationship with your clients and understand their needs to succeed in the community.”

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

What is one fun fact about yourself?
“I’m very shy and quiet when I first meet new people but once I get to know you its lit.”