Show-Me 'Sheltered Workshop' Controversy

Readers might want to approach this story carefully & skeptically given that many of these places have also been reported to be doing EXCELLENT work in the community.

However . . . Here's a local story that has circulated far and wide this week . . .

"Sheltered workshops in Missouri pay disabled workers very low wages. They rarely help workers move on to higher-paying jobs."

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In Missouri's Sheltered Workshops, Disabled Workers Make Low Wages For Years

Kerstie Bramlet is 30 years old. She is autistic and has intellectual disabilities. Intellectual disabilities are disabilities that affect the way people think and learn. Bramlet works at a place called the Warren County Sheltered Workshop.