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.

Ural Rodgers 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 Ural in this short interview:

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

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
“Assisting my persons served and helping them to be more sufficient in their lives.”

What is something you’ve learned while working as a DSP?
“Being caring and attentive to others.”

What do you like to do when you’re not working?
“Being with my family spending quality time.”