We are a community-based literacy program for people with developmental disabilities. Anyone can join, regardless of reading ability.
At the forefront of literacy initiatives for people with developmental disabilities, NCBC has been featured in dozens of newspapers, magazines, and other publications.See NCBC in the News
The NCBC model has been implemented in over 100 cities and is scalable to any community setting. We train individuals and organizations to operate book clubs on a local level.Get Involved
NCBC offers weekly opportunities for people with developmental disabilities to read and learn together, talk about books, and make friends in a relaxed, community setting.Learn More
Our second international conference on literacy for adults with developmental disabilities will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago on April 17 and 18, 2015. Dozens of NCBC members, facilitators, and coordinators, as well as librarians, parents, and other advocates will gather to learn creative, new ways to promote lifelong learning for people with disabilities.Learn More
Watch the video below to learn more about our story. You can find more videos produced by NCBC Affiliates across North America on our YouTube page.