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Frederick Wiseman

Deaf

Edition 1988
164' - 1986 - Documentary - Dialogue: English
Director: Frederick Wiseman

The School for the Deaf at the Alabama Institute is organized around a theory of total communication i.e. the use of signs and finger spelling in conjunction with speech, hearing aids, lip reading, gestures and the written word. The film shows sequences dealing with various aspects of this comprehensive training such as teaching students and parents to sign; speech therapy; psychological counseling; regular academic courses; vocational training; disciplinary problems; parents visits; sports and recreational activity; training in living and working independently; and developing skills in home and money management.

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Credits

Director

Frederick Wiseman

Editor

Frederick Wiseman

Producer

Frederick Wiseman

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America

Year

1986

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