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Gabriel Dichter; man in brownish-green shirt and tie stands in bright building hallway
March 4, 2024
Using novel brain imaging approaches, clinical psychologist Gabriel Dichter, PhD, seeks to understand how treatments for autism and mood disorders work. His research is synergistic with developmental disabilities explorations happening at the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) which led to Dichter becoming an FPG faculty fellow last year.
Parents and children lying on rug and reading book in living room at home
February 26, 2024
FPG scientists have launched a two-year project, “Transforming Implementation Practice in Early Childhood through the Development of a Professional Learning Program to support Practitioners' Implementation Capabilities,” in partnership with Reach Out and Read in North Carolina and South Carolina to support the development of early childhood practitioners’ and clinicians’ ability to get children ready for kindergarten by improving implementation capacity of the Reach Out and Read intervention delivered in primary care and pediatric clinics.
International Early Childhood Inclusion Institute; three young children smile at camera
February 22, 2024
Registration is now open for the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute's 24th annual International Early Childhood Inclusion Institute, which takes place May 7-9, 2024. The event, which will once again be offered in a hybrid format welcoming participants virtually and in-person, is designed for anyone caring for or teaching young children (from birth to age eight) with disabilities in inclusive environments.
chih-ing lim and megan vinh headshots in light green circle frames with light green and carolina blue accents
February 22, 2024
FPG's Chih-Ing Lim and Megan Vinh have been invited to speak at the Zero Project Conference held at the United Nations Offices in Vienna, Austria. The 2024 event, which takes place February 21 through February 23, is a global gathering of innovators within the disability inclusion space.