Completed Projects

  • This project aimed to identify specific linguistic markers of genetic liability to autism which may be used to illuminate the pathogenesis of autism and its component features.
    09/01/2010 - 01/31/2015
  • FPG served as the coordinating body for A Gathering of Leaders (AgoL). This invitation-only convening brought together dynamic leaders from different sectors, perspectives, and approaches focused on improving the life outcomes of males of color.
    03/15/2013 - 06/30/2013
  • FPG served as the coordinating body for A Gathering of Leaders (AgoL). This invitation-only convening brought together dynamic leaders from different sectors, perspectives, and approaches focused on improving the life outcomes of males of color.
    10/31/2013 - 11/01/2015
  • This project will conduct a randomized clinical trial in five Educare schools. It will include longitudinal follow-up of 250 infants and their families through kindergarten. Measures will include annual child developmental assessments, videotaped parent-child interaction observations, and parent interviews and surveys. The specific aim of the project is to examine the effectiveness of Educare, a model early intervention program for children from low-income families.
    03/01/2011 - 12/30/2012
  • This project will conduct a randomized clinical trial in five Educare schools. It will include longitudinal follow-up of 250 infants and their families through kindergarten. Measures will include annual child developmental assessments, videotaped parent-child interaction observations, and parent interviews and surveys. The specific aim of the project is to examine the effectiveness of Educare, a model early intervention program for children from low-income families.
    07/01/2012 - 06/30/2015
  • This project will conduct a randomized clinical trial in five Educare schools. It will include longitudinal follow-up of 250 infants and their families through kindergarten. Measures will include annual child developmental assessments, videotaped parent-child interaction observations, and parent interviews and surveys. The specific aim of the project is to examine the effectiveness of Educare, a model early intervention program for children from low-income families.
    07/01/2014 - 06/30/2016
  • This project will conduct a randomized clinical trial in five Educare schools. It will include longitudinal follow-up of 250 infants and their families through kindergarten. Measures will include annual child developmental assessments, videotaped parent-child interaction observations, and parent interviews and surveys. The specific aim of the project is to examine the effectiveness of Educare, a model early intervention program for children from low-income families.
    03/01/2011 - 08/31/2015
  • This project will conduct a randomized clinical trial in five Educare schools. It will include longitudinal follow-up of 250 infants and their families through kindergarten. Measures will include annual child developmental assessments, videotaped parent-child interaction observations, and parent interviews and surveys. The specific aim of the project is to examine the effectiveness of Educare, a model early intervention program for children from low-income families.
    07/01/2012 - 06/30/2016
  • This project will conduct a randomized clinical trial in five Educare schools. It will include longitudinal follow-up of 250 infants and their families through kindergarten. Measures will include annual child developmental assessments, videotaped parent-child interaction observations, and parent interviews and surveys. The specific aim of the project is to examine the effectiveness of Educare, a model early intervention program for children from low-income families.
    12/01/2011 - 12/31/2014
  • 09/01/2001 - 01/31/2017
  • 03/01/2016 - 02/28/2017
  • 05/01/2015 - 12/31/2016
  • This project examined the production and development of African American English through early adolescence, its impact on literacy acquisition from school entry thru middle school, and youth, family, and school factors that may affect this linkage.
    04/01/2006 - 03/31/2009
  • This project involved the concatenation of longitudinal data sets from several key early childhood educational programs for poor children in order to study the dynamic evolution of capabilities that promote adult and child mental health, and the role of education, parental investments, and community influences on this developmental process.
    02/01/2011 - 05/31/2014
  • This study compared boys with fragile X syndrome with and without autism spectrum disorder (ASD), boys with ASD only, and typically developing boys to identify profiles of language prosody that overlap in autism and FXS or are specific to autism, and also examined concordance between rater judgments and objective quantitative indices of prosody.
    09/01/2010 - 08/31/2013
  • This subcontract supported collaboration between UNC-Chapel Hill and the University of Chicago to conduct a cost-benefit analysis of the long-term outcomes from the Abecedarian and Carolina Approach to Responsive Education (CARE) studies.
    01/01/2010 - 02/28/2013
  • The purpose of this project was to evaluate the quality and effectiveness of the Arkansas early intervention program for toddlers with disabilities and their families, and make recommendations for improving this system.
    03/01/2010 - 09/30/2011
  • This project will expand on the work conducted by the National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorder for preschool through high school-aged students with ASD. The Toddler Initiative will develop new materials and modify existing materials/processes to support the use of evidence-based practices for young children (birth-3) and their families.
    02/01/2012 - 07/31/2014
  • Project staff worked with professionals in Saudi Arabia to establish and promote the provision of high quality programs and the use of evidence-based practices for learners with autism spectrum disorder and their families.
    09/26/2011 - 03/26/2013
  • Be Active Kids designed and evaluated an evidence-based program of developmentally appropriate physical activities to be used in North Carolina child care centers targeting children zero to five years of age. The program was formatted in a way that is easy for educators to use.
    03/01/2011 - 02/28/2013