The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center
The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center (FPG) was founded in 1966 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It is dedicated to improving the lives of young children and their families through research, teaching, and public service. Together with the UNC Neuroscience Center, FPG serves as one the nationís 14 Mental Retardation Research Centers.
Research at FPG adds knowledge about significant and relevant issues for children and families. Teaching and technical assistance activities prepare professionals to serve children and families effectively. Public service activities translate and spread knowledge to families, practitioners, and policy makers.