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.

Tanyka George 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 Tankya in this short interview:

How long have you been working at Ada?
“I’ve worked at Ada S. McKinley for 3 months.”

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
“I just want to make sure that the persons served are well cared for and feel loved.”

What is something that you’re learned while working as a DSP?
“It is always important to pay attention. Anything can happen at any time.”

What do you like to do when you’re not working?
“I love being around my family and having a good time. I am very silly too.”