The EDI is a short questionnaire completed by kindergarten teachers across Canada and internationally which measures children’s ability to meet age appropriate developmental expectations.
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The Children & Families Commission of Orange County has published a toolkit for parents to help them support their children’s healthy development.
To help celebrate Canada 150, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) created the Celebrating Health Research storybook.
Sleep is incredibly important for children’s development. Getting 11-12 hours of sleep a day is associated with healthy development. Whereas getting too little sleep is associated with a host of problems.
Studies show long-term risks for children born small for their gestational age. Early Development Instrument (EDI) research shows these babies are at greater risk for later developmental vulnerability. Less is known about babies born large for their gestational age.