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Smiling baby boy
January 28, 2020
Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute and Carolina Public Humanities are proud to host a screening of the documentary Brain Matters on March 9.
Young girl smiling in front of a brightly colored background
January 24, 2020
Registration is now open for the National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute, to be held May 5-7, 2020, in Chapel Hill.
MLK photo with quote
January 16, 2020
FPG joins the University and nation in honoring one of our world's greatest leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., on January 20, 2020.
Two researchers putting sensors on a toddler
January 8, 2020
The UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute is accepting applications from sophomores and juniors at North Carolina's Historically Black Colleges and Universities for paid summer internships in child development.
Ronald Seifer
December 20, 2019
The UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute welcomes Ronald Seifer, PhD, as Associate Director for Research. His passion for bringing research to the community fits well with the mission of FPG.
Dick Clifford
December 11, 2019
Young children are incredibly perceptive, learning from the world around them the day they are born. Dick Clifford, a longtime researcher at FPG, wrote the book—literally—on the best ways to nurture and optimize that tender time.
Teacher with two students
November 26, 2019
Two decades after investigators at FPG issued 1998's landmark "Bright Futures" study to identify the successes and challenges in educating exceptional children, FPG is once again offering an expert examination of the special education profession.
Two young children playing with trains
November 19, 2019
When building high-quality childcare and education programs for young children, researchers at FPG point to the success of models that collaborate with underutilized community partners to bring in more resources.
Mills-Koonce speaking to audience
November 11, 2019
Two faculty fellows from the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute discussed the wide body of research on the damage done to children when they are separated from their parents.
Two boys of different races in a classroom
October 21, 2019
A new publication from Doré LaForett, PhD, and Allison De Marco, MSW, PhD, suggests that addressing inequities in student discipline requires a comprehensive approach that targets students, educators, and the broader educational system.
Autism team at a meeting
October 8, 2019
The UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute projects related to autism spectrum disorder are a significant reflection of the Institute's dedication to the one-in-59 children in the U.S. who will be identified with ASD.
CCHD 2019-2020 trainees
October 1, 2019
The UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute recently welcomed new and returning predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees.
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.

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