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Welcome to the Missouri Association of Workshop Managers' pages of news and information. Many of the items on this and following pages are taken from the MASWM Quarterly Newsletter. This information will be updated regularly with news on Missouri's Extended Employment Sheltered Workshops, their services for people with disabilities, their products and services for businesses, and issues affecting their operation.

Other information:

Rural Missouri magazine published a great two-page article on how workshops. View the article online or download a PDF here.

• Earning a Paycheck: Beyond Value

Workshop Recycling Efforts Cover Missouri

• Behind the Workshops is one of the most important groups of all: parents and guardians of people with disabilities.

• Who do we really serve?

Rural Shops face unique challenge

• This Q&A will surprise you!

Recent Articles

New: Missourians Carry Message to U.S. Capitol

Sen. McCaskill Endorses Workshops

MO ABLE Prtnerships Promoted

Great Article in Columbia Missourian

Final WIOA Training Info and Sample Parent Letter

Workshops Celebrate Passage of HCR 28

New Mandates, Regulations Bring Challenges Across Missouri

New State Director Sees Opportunity, Challenge

MASWM Leaders and Members Speak at State Meeting

Best Practices Document Available Online For Managers

VR Test Run Leads to Workshop Success

Workshop Help for VR Is Two-Way Street

Tell Us About Representative Visits

Video Provides Comprhensive Look at Workshops

Workshop Best Practices Offer Help

National Leader Sees Hope for Workshops

Families Are What Really Matter

Early Parents and Other Leders Know Workshop Need Still There

Parents: Don't Close Our Workshops

Community Employment Grows Choice

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