May 26, 2020
FPG's Implementation Division is pleased to welcome four interns for its inaugural cohort of the Implementation Division Summer Internship Program.
May 22, 2020
FPG is proud to welcome its first interns for the newly created Summer Internship for Underrepresented Students, Dylan Brown and Briana Blakeney.
May 18, 2020
Allegra Midgette discusses her research on children's and adolescents' social and moral development, the influence of culture on development, and how families and teachers can support their children in becoming better people.
May 5, 2020
UNC senior Morgan Whithaus has a passion for teaching and, thanks to an internship with TRI, a new skill set for providing evidence-based reading instruction for young students struggling in learning how to read.
April 29, 2020
Allison Metz will appear on a panel for the webinar "Learn to Develop a Preventive Child Welfare Practice Model for the Family First Act," hosted by the Anne E. Casey Foundation on April 29, at 1:00 pm EST.
April 27, 2020
Investigators at FPG have completed an updated systematic review of literature related to interventions for individuals with autism spectrum disorder, uncovering new information on what practices produce positive outcomes for children and youth through age 22.
April 23, 2020
FPG's autism team continues to extend the scope of their trusted resources for children and adults with autism, reaching a global audience with their evidence-based practices that can help individuals with autism and their families navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 14, 2020
In recognition of her commitment to investigating the tools children and adolescents need to live their best lives, Anna Morgan has received the inaugural Barbara Davis Goldman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research.
April 9, 2020
Researchers at FPG provided support for a literature review on engaging families for the Get Ready Guilford Initiative (GRGI), a multi-year program to improve outcomes for young children in Guilford County, North Carolina.
April 6, 2020
The NC Statewide Birth-5 Needs Assessment sought the perspectives of family members and early childhood care providers to outline the strengths and challenges of the state's early childhood care and education services and to lay the foundation for the way forward.
U.S. Department of Education Points to ECTA Center as Hub for Best Practices for Young Children With Disabilities During COVID-19
March 30, 2020
FPG's Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA) has been identified by the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services as a hub for best practices in distance learning for young children with disabilities.
March 23, 2020
The COVID-19 epidemic can be particularly tough for teenagers. With schools closed, spring sports canceled, and beloved activities on hold, teenagers–who are already navigating a world of physical and mental changes–may feel more anxiety than ever.
UNC Team Creates Online Toolkit for Those Supporting Individuals With Autism During COVID-19 Epidemic
March 19, 2020
A new online toolkit from an interdisciplinary team at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will help families and caregivers supporting individuals with autism during the COVID-19 epidemic.
March 17, 2020
Translating scientific research findings into practices and policies that work has long been a passion for behavioral neuroscientist Diana 'Denni' Fishbein.
March 13, 2020
On March 9, FPG hosted a free screening of the documentary Brain Matters in partnership with Carolina Public Humanities, introducing an interdisciplinary audience to the science of early childhood development and how early experiences impact individuals across the lifespan.
March 9, 2020
The Autism Focused Intervention Resources and Modules (AFIRM) project at FPG has reached a major new milestone with 100,000 users turning to AFIRM for the evidence-based practices that can help learners with autism spectrum disorder.
March 3, 2020
With a generous gift to FPG, Wasik has established a new lecture to bring together faculty, students, and researchers from across Carolina's campus and encourage interdisciplinary collaborations that will generate new ideas for exploration.
February 19, 2020
The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA) at FPG has selected its 2020 cohort of 'aRPy ambassadors' from across the country to help implement official recommended practices for the care and education of young children with disabilities.
February 12, 2020
Kylie Garber Bezdek, a UNC doctoral student in developmental psychology who works on multiple projects within FPG, has received a state policy fellowship from the Society for Research in Child Development.
February 4, 2020
FPG has entered into a new partnership with Southeast Raleigh (SER) Promise, a community quarterback organization in Wake County that is working toward a cradle-to-career pipeline of services and interventions that will support the children and families of Southeast Raleigh.