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Teacher with children
October 18, 2018
FPG will work to grow the knowledge base around STEM in early childhood, including how to increase access and participation for young children with disabilities in STEM learning through a new award.
Boy holding hands with adults
September 24, 2018
While the impacts of this hurricane are ongoing, FPG remains committed to working with your families and our community partners to dampen the impact of this tragedy on your children through our outreach and service.
Two boys playing with a sand bucket
July 18, 2018
The latest research and resources as well as news about how FPG shapes the ways in which the state and the nation care for and educate children.
Audience members
June 25, 2018
Implementation science intersects with evidence use and equity in an inaugural national summer institute.
Woman with young child
June 21, 2018
The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute’s mission is “advancing knowledge, enhancing lives.” In the spirit of that mission, FPG joins national organizations...
Girl reading
May 24, 2018
Not only does a child’s use of vocabulary and grammar predict future proficiency with the spoken and written word, but it also affects performance in other subject areas...
Adults in meeting
May 7, 2018
This popular 3-day conference brings together dozens of world-class experts--and for the second straight year the keynote address will stream live...
Implementation Science Institute logo
April 30, 2018
A new 2-day Summer Institute will build professional and graduate students’ knowledge, skills, and strategies for supporting change...
Achsah Dorsey in lab
April 23, 2018
“Every person I spoke to wanted to know more about anemia and its effect on their children...”
Award winners
April 18, 2018
The Race, Culture, and Ethnicity Committee at UNC’s Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) has won the 2018 UNC Diversity Award for Intergroup Collaboration...
pinwheel in front of Memorial Hall
April 16, 2018
FPG is encouraging North Carolina residents to support Child Abuse Prevention Month. Pinwheels are an ever-present reminder to join in...
Older boy walking with younger girl
April 9, 2018
Scientists at FPG began following nearly 1,300 children at birth for the Family Life Project, and these families have never been more important to understanding how children grow and learn in rural communities...
Young child with disability
April 8, 2018
These projects provide integral support to state Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education, programs that annually enrich the lives of hundreds of thousands of infants, toddlers, and preschool children with disabilities...
Children doing puzzle
April 5, 2018
Families and teachers from over 140 countries around the globe have accessed the AFIRM training...
Two children on computer
April 4, 2018
FPG's Laura Louison and Oscar Fleming are among the experts supporting the initiative...
Dr. Aysenil Belger
April 1, 2018
“Dr. Belger’s extensive experience, coupled with her incredible energy, will serve the Institute well as FPG continues to expand its portfolio...”
Jogger
March 20, 2018
Simple statements of praise may have a big effect on the amount of exercise young adults with autism complete...
Clearinghouse statement cover
February 20, 2018
OAR steps up, and FPG's National Clearinghouse on Autism Evidence and Practice has its first major donor...
Boy reading
February 20, 2018
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has reauthorized the state's Early Childhood Advisory Council and appointed FPG advanced research scientist Doré R. LaForett to it...

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