The first part of this film takes place at the E.H. Gentry Technical Facility which provides evaluation and personal adjustment services to sensory impaired adults and also functions as a vocational training center offering technical instruction in 15 career areas such as business, printing, home economics, food services, and computer sciences. Sequences show the adjustment services for adults in personal and work situations as they learn to adjust to their impairments. The film goes on to show work at the Alabama Industries for the Blind, the second largest employer of blind people in the U.S. which provides employment and training to more than 300 blind, deaf and other handicapped persons. Sequences include routine work and manufacturing of a variety of household and military products.
Creditsdirector: Frederick Wiseman
producer: Frederick Wiseman
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FREDERICK WISEMAN (1930): Titicut Follies (1967), High School (1968), Basic Training (1971), I Miss Sonia Henie (1971, short), Essene (1972), Juvenile Court (1973), Primate (1974), Welfare (1975), Meat (1976), Canal Zone (1977), Sinai Field Mission (1978), Manoeuvre (1979), Model (1980), Seraphita's Diary (1982), The Store (1983), Racetrack (1985), Multi-Handicapped (1986), Deaf (1986), Adjustment and Work (1986), Blind (1987), Missile (1988), Near Death (1989), Central Park (1990), Aspen (1991), Zoo (1993), High School II (1994), Ballet… Show more