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November DSP of the month awarded to Ludell Bennett

posted on Sunday, December 1, 2013

Waterloo, IA - Exceptional Persons, Inc.’s (EPI’s) Ludell Bennett has joined EPI’s 5 Star Club as she was awarded November’s Direct Support Professional (DSP) of the month.

EPI’s 5-Star Club was created to celebrate the outstanding work of DSP’s at EPI. Peers nominate fellow DSP’s and recipients are chosen from those nominations.

Ludell’s nomination spoke of her desire to provide quality support to individuals. “Ludell has taken the time to learn more about the people she supports and attempts to add to the quality of their lives.  She advocates for the persons best interests and works to identify areas of concern for persons served and gets them excited about working on these areas."

EPI, founded in 1957 in Waterloo, Iowa, as Exceptional Persons, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization created as a catalyst for community based services for people with developmental and other related disabilities. Today’s EPI fosters the active community participation of people with disabilities through residential and transportation services, day activity centers, community living, as well as works to expand child care options and to improve the quality of child care available for families in Northeast Iowa. EPI serves over 5,500 children, adults, and families in Northeast Iowa a year and employs more than 400 dedicated individuals.