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.

Tiffany Weaver 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 Tiffany in this short interview:

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

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
“The happiness from the person served.”

What makes you proud to work for Ada?
“How the company embodies the mission to empower, educate, and employ people to change lives and strengthen communities.”

What is something that you’re learned while working as a DSP?
“It taught me patience is a virtue.”

What is one piece of advice would you give to a person who is new to the field?
“Do not overthink and be calm and patient with the persons served.”

What is one fun fact about yourself?
“I enjoy being goofy in order to put a smile on others face.”