Wait until you read about the extraordinary people profiled in these pages – ANCOR’s 2018 Direct Support Professional Recognition Award Recipients embody excellence in action. On behalf of the entire ANCOR community, thank you! Recognizing Excellence is all about you – recognizing that each and every day you support people to realize the promise of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Your stories, and the stories of your colleagues across the nation, show us why your work matters. You are truly our heroes.