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.
AIDB Employee SCPI (Sign Communication Proficiency Interview) Information
AIDB Employees who need to meet their SCPI requirements may contact Dana Gilbert at (256) 474-0670 VP or Gilbert.Dana@aidb.org. Attached: Winter/Spring of 2022 Memo & 2022 Winter/Spring ASL Class Schedule.
EHG Success Stories
E. H. Gentry Facility Earns CARF Accreditation
CARF International announced that Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind’s E. H. Gentry Facility has once again earned its CARF accreditation for a period of three years.
Clear Roads Ahead for Trucker Who is Deaf, as EHG Paves Road to Success
Joey Woodle of Scottsboro has always known he wanted to drive the big trucks. However, as a young man, when he asked if he could work driving a truck, he was told, “You can’t. You’re deaf.”
Professional Skills Taught at EHG
Job Skills Training prepares EHG student for permanent job!
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AIDB Accessibility Information
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JumpStart 2023 Online Application
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.
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