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.

Vincent Price 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 Vincent in this short interview:

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

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
“I honestly enjoy seeing the persons served smile after they have accomplished a task. Also, the rewarding part is knowing that I can make a difference in the persons served lives.”

What is something that you’re learned while working as a DSP?
“I have learned that you have to really care if you want to succeed in this field and it can’t just be about money. You have to care like you would care for your own family.”

What do you like to do when you’re not working?
“I love to make people laugh.”