National Children’s Center, Inc. (NCC) is a 501©3 non-profit organization that is one of the region’s largest non-governmental providers of services for the developmentally disabled, offering an array of services to infants, children and adults in the Washington metropolitan area.
National Children's Center serves hundreds of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities—including people who have cerebral palsy, autism, and Down’s syndrome through early childhood education and early intervention, school programs, community residences and supports, day services and supports to include individualized day supports, work readiness training, supported employment, and vocational training. NCC supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities live, grow and thrive in their community, which fully includes and embraces them as valued and contributing members.
NCC partners with the people that we serve, their families and others in the community, to work toward a clear vision for the future. We believe that people with developmental disabilities should have every resource necessary to live, learn, work, grow and thrive in their community – which fully embraces them as valued and contributing members of society.
The NCC's mission is:
To provide a lifetime of opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.