Instructor, Ann, with student wearing headphones sitting at computer

Empowering Abilities Through Technology

We teach people with disabilities, including Veterans and Seniors, to learn to use the computer and digital devices with assistive technology. They uncover their potential to achieve their goals whether it’s securing a job, going to school, or enjoying digital activities. 

Through our job placement services, we match skills and abilities to opportunities. 

Our instruction is unique because it is highly personalized based on individual needs. All skill levels welcome. 

Donka’s services and support allow our students to

  • Connect with family and friends through social media
  • Develop a routine or structure in schedule
  • Communicate with others
  • Access technology with Assistive Technology (A T)

Our students successfully

  • Return to work
  • Take a college course
  • Gain new skills
  • Advocate for themselves
  • Take pride in accomplishing new skills using technology
  • Communicate through Assistive Technology software

Graduate Testimonials

Student learning at the computer

Barry

“I’m not sure where life will lead me, but I am sure the skills I learned at Donka will better my life.”
— Barry

Cindi

“The significant number of people who have disabilities who are not employed is alarming. Donka is available to bridge that gap to employment.”
— Cindi

For information to schedule please email [email protected]

Volunteer

People are our greatest resource. Consider giving your time to supervise our computer lab as a Computer Lab Monitor or work one-on-one with our students as a Training Assistant.

Additional fundraising support is appreciated as well. Contact Donka for more information on current fundraising events and other opportunities to help support Donka.

Donate

As a non-profit organization, Donka, Inc. appreciates any donation — big or small. Your contribution goes directly to helping our students achieve their goals through technology.

Technology allows our students to achieve life goals we all take for granted, including getting a job, attending college or vocational school, communicating with friends and family and navigating life on our own.

Donka Digest Highlights

Why Donka?

Our students’ success is our priority!

Donka is the area leader in providing assistive technology computer training to persons with disabilities; since 1987, nearly 900 individuals have graduated from our training program.

Referrals from DRS will cover part of your training cost. More than 90% of our students are low income per the 2016 MFI.

Computer training is customized for each student; curricula are based on our students’ individual training goals and using the AT that will best allow them to successfully achieve their goals.

With Donka’s fundraising efforts, partial training costs are covered for all students.

Donka’s student-to-instructor ratios are 1-on-1, or 2-on-1; training is focused on the student’s individual needs and learning styles.

Instructors are Microsoft certified and collectively have over 50 years of experience in training individuals with disabilities in using assistive technology.

CONNECT WITH US!

Donka, Inc.
400 N. County Farm Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60187
Phone: 630.665.8169
Email: [email protected]

 

Business Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday – Closed
Sunday – Closed

 

Donka, Inc. is approved to operate by the Private Business and Vocational Schools Division of the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE).

Donka, Inc. is not accredited by a US Department of Education recognized accrediting body.

www.ibhe.org | Complaints: www.complaints.ibhe.org 

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