Research and Resources: The New Edition of FPG eNews

Date Published: 10/18/2017

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Report Presents Recommendations for Enhancing the Federal Government’s Evidence-Building Systems and Capabilities
A commission of experts has just released a new report on how the federal government can develop the institutional capacity to support evidence-building... read more

FPG's AFIRM Autism Team Provides Free Online Instruction on Parent Implemented Interventions
Learn how practitioners can collaborate with, train, and coach parents to implement evidence-based practices with their children throughout daily routines and activities... read more

Webinar Shows How Improving Pretend Play Skills in Children with Autism Can Improve Social and Communication Skills
This October 25 presentation offers practical information in selecting goals and strategies that will support the expansion of pretend play in young children with autism... read more

Early Exposure to Maternal Depression Symptoms Could Be Related to Children’s Executive Function
Researchers examined associations between maternal depression symptoms, mother-child interaction, and child executive function in a sample of 1,037 children from the Family Life Project... read more

Exposure to a Foreign Language Ignites Infants’ Learning

The October edition of Baby Talk has this story, as well as other news and resources... read more

Implementation Science Can Foster Comprehensive Behavioral Health Services in Schools
FPG implementation scientists explain the framework that underlies the need to develop comprehensive integrated care, as well as foundational implementation issues that need to be considered... read more 

Book Chapter Explores Cross-Cultural Variations in the Development of Gratitude
This new volume provides the conceptual undergirding for studying how gratitude develops... read more

Program for Parents Improves ADHD Behaviors in Young Children
A new study shows that a program that focuses on strengthening parenting skills also improves symptoms of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in 3-8 year-olds... read more

FPG’s State Implementation and Scaling Up of Evidence Based Practices Center Receives a New 5-Year Grant
A new award from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services will enable FPG to build on the work of its seminal SISEP Center... read more

FPG's Autism Team Provides Free Online Instruction on Cognitive Behavioral Intervention
Cognitive behavioral intervention teaches learners to examine their own thoughts and emotions, recognize when negative thoughts and emotions are escalating in intensity, and then use strategies to change their thinking and behavior... read more

Small Children Have Big Feelings
Baby Talk takes readers to this story, as well as to other news and resources... read more

Many Preschool Suspensions Are the Result of Adult Behaviors
This new infographic shows how implicit racial biases are adversely affecting African American students--especially boys... read more

Free Video Shows Benefits of Supporting Families
This new video highlights how three families with children receiving early intervention have benefited... read more

Study Explores Continuity of Care and Social-Emotional and Language Development

Researchers looked at children’s social-emotional development during the infant-toddler period and later social-emotional and language outcomes at age 3... read more

Unstable Child Care Can Affect Children by Age 4
Research reveals that disruptions in child care negatively affect children's social development... read more


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