E. H. Gentry

  • Mission: To help students achieve economic and personal independence through employment training, college preparation classes, and independent living skills. Gentry creates customized programs for deaf, blind, deafblind, and general services students which allows them to explore their personal and professional goals then provides instruction utilizing the latest technology and training methods available.

    Purpose: To provide quality job skills, adjustment, and academic services to individuals with disabilities, which will promote independence and lead to employment.

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  • JumpStart 2023 Online Application

    Image of JumpStart 2023 logo with words "Take Charge of Your Future" and astronaut riding a rocket ship pass a moon-shaped me

    The Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind (AIDB) E. H. Gentry Facility invites you to join our annual Summer Work Experience Program (SWEP)---JumpStart

    This three (3) week program is July 9, 2023 – July 28, 2023 in Talladega, AL. During these weeks students will participate in paid work experience, job readiness courses, and skills training that help to jump start their career interests.

    There will also be fun activities during the evenings and weekends. If this seems interesting to you and/or your student, please complete the JumpStart 2023 online application.

    For more information, please contact Donte’ Little at little.donte@aidb.org.