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Odom and Yevjeniy
September 27, 2019
The UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute was warmly received at the 12th Autism-Europe International Congress, September 13-15, in Nice, France.
Young child holding a colorful toy
September 18, 2019
The UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute has released a 2019 Impact Report to share updates about our work and our impact across the state and the nation during the past fiscal year (2018-2019).
Barbara Davis Goldman
September 13, 2019
The UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute is announcing the creation of the Barbara Davis Goldman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research.
Robin Jenkins working at his computer
September 11, 2019
Psychiatric residential treatment facilities serving North Carolina's youth and adolescents should be places where children can access the trauma-informed care they need for their own positive emotional and behavioral health outcomes, and for their families.
Brandon Hall Silver Award seal
August 28, 2019
The UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute won a coveted Brandon Hall Group© 2019 Silver Award for Excellence in Learning. The SISEP Coaching Module Series earned an award for Best Advance in Custom Content.
Megan Vinh
August 27, 2019
Megan Vinh, PhD, an advanced technical assistance specialist at UNC-Chapel Hill's Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, is this year's president for the Division for Early Childhood (DEC) of the Council for Exceptional Children.
The SAGE Handbook of Autism and Education cropped cover
August 22, 2019
Investigators from the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute are contributors to a newly released autism-focused educational support resource from SAGE Publishing.
Young boy playing with toy
August 13, 2019
The AFIRM team is taking the guesswork out of what works best for children with autism spectrum disorder.
Two young children with magnifying glasses
August 8, 2019
Young children have a natural capacity to engage with activities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, and the positive benefits for these growing minds are boundless.
Jonet Artis
August 6, 2019
When it comes to early identification of autism spectrum disorder in children, language may lead the way.
School-age girl
July 18, 2019
Researchers from the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute have discovered that race plays no role in the amount and quality of the words mothers use with their children, or with the language skills their children later develop.
Karen Bluth teaching self-compassion
July 5, 2019
Karen Bluth, PhD, and the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute are offering courses for individuals and families to promote emotional well-being and improved mental health.
Will Aldridge and Aysenil Belger
June 25, 2019
Will Aldridge, PhD, was awarded the 2019 Translation Science Award by the Society for Prevention Research.
Summer Institute program cover
June 20, 2019
The second annual UNC Summer Institute on Implementation Science took place on June 10-12 and featured an impressive panel of experts from across the globe.
Woman pointing to poster
June 18, 2019
The UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute recently launched its newest unit, The Impact Center at FPG. The center focuses on catalyzing the impact of effective programs, practices, and policies with implementation science and support.
Father reading with young child
June 12, 2019
Lynne Vernon-Feagans, PhD, designed a study to research the amount and quality of African American fathers' interactions with their children. The results were surprising.
Summer institute announcement with picture of human hands
June 9, 2019
The 2019 UNC Summer Institute on Implementation Science is offering a FREE livestream option for anyone who would like to view the plenary sessions on June 11-12.
Book and reception program
May 20, 2019
On May 14, 2019, the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute celebrated the publication of a book commemorating its 50th anniversary celebration.
Smiling child
May 13, 2019
A 2015 article by FPG investigators and postdoctoral fellows Wong, Odom, Hume, Cox, Fettig, Kucharczyk, Brock, Plavnick, Fleury, and Schultz was the most highly cited article from the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
Two young children walking across playground
May 6, 2019
The National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute is the premier educational opportunity for anyone involved in the care and education of young children with special needs in inclusive settings.

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