Discover Technology, Inc.Discover Technology Inc. is a 501(c)(3)non-profit organization based in Houston Texas, which lends computer equipment and gives classes for groups that help people with disabilities in the Houston area, with the main focus on the mentally retarded population. It also has a pen pal program for the disabled population called Discover A Pal. Discover Technology loans to groups cost-free computers, hardware, software, adaptive technology, and prepared presentations. The title to loaned items remains with Discover Technology. The computers that Discover Technology brings in are set up, then continually configured, monitored and upgraded. Classes are designed for a variety of activities, including learning computer techniques; using educational software designed for persons with disabilities; playing with fun software appropriate for persons with disabilities (as researched by Discover Technology); surfing the internet; accessing Discover Technology’s “Discover a Pal” pen pal program to communicate with others with disabilities; sending e-mail to friends and family (internet and e-mail contacts are monitored for content); creating reports and presentations; composing poetry; and writing and publishing class newsletters. Its programs also help prepare persons with disabilities for employment.
Houston, Texas United States