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Work Their Best

USA - 10 minutes
Writer/Director: Dana Altman
Producer: David Scott


Work Their Best is a personal narrative about four hotel employees with special needs. They graduated from a program called Project SEARCH, a research-based, total immersion internship where the classroom is on-site. The employees have had a range of intellectual and developmental disabilities their whole lives. They work in four different departments of the hotel and the audience is given an insight into their world along with their personalities, abilities and gifts. The title of the film comes from one of the employees giving advice to a potential employer. He said, Let them work their best. That would be great for them and they will be grateful for you. See what can happen when individuals with disabilities are given a chance.