Indiana hotel offers on-the-job training for people with disabilities

A first-of-its-kind, fully functioning teaching hotel designed to provide job training and employment for people with disabilities is now open, according to Disability Scoop.

At least a fifth of the employees at a Courtyard by Marriott hotel opening Dec. 22 in Muncie, Ind. will be people with disabilities.
At least a fifth of the employees at a Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Muncie, Ind. will be people with disabilities.

At least 20 percent of the staff at the Courtyard Muncie at Horizon Convention Center are people with developmental and other types of disabilities, according to Sally Morris with The Arc of Indiana, which spearheaded the project.

Individuals with disabilities are already employed in all areas of the operation including at the front desk, in housekeeping and at the on-site bistro and restaurant. The hotel in Muncie, Ind. opened Dec. 22.

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