Foundation for Child Development
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History and name
The organization began as a volunteer community project in 1899, then in 1908 was established as the Association for the Aid of Crippled Children. The goal of the organization then was to support disabled children. In 1972 the organization changed its name to the Foundation for Child Development.
The Foundation for Child Development supports medical research for children.
- "History - Foundation for Child Development". fcd-us.org. 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2013.
- McMurtrie, Douglas C (1911). The permanent betterment of the crippled child : an essay on the operation of the nonresidential system of education and care; the social principles involved, and the restoration of crippled children to places as useful members of the community. An account of the work of the Association for the Aid of Crippled Children. New York.
- Mayo, Leonard W. (April 1, 1957). "THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE AID OF CRIPPLED CHILDREN IN RELATION TO GRANTS FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH". Pediatrics 19 (4): 788–792. Retrieved 14 May 2013. Check date values in:
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- Official website
- Archives of the Foundation for Child Development, 1909-1996, held by the Rockefeller Archive Center