FPG Child Development Institute
Samuel L. Odom
FPG Child Development Institute research and outreach has shaped how the nation cares for and educates young children.
FPG has a proud history of serving as an objective, knowledgeable force for social change to enhance the lives of children and families. Researchers focus on parent and family support; early care and education; child health and development; early identification and intervention; equity, access and inclusion; and early childhood policy.
FPG is one of the oldest multidisciplinary centers devoted to the study of children and families. Most of the institute's work addresses young children ages birth through eight years. FPG has a special focus on children who experience biological or environmental factors that challenge early development and learning.
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