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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McMaster University’s 30th annual Psychiatry Research Day took place on May 2, 2018 at Mohawk College. This year’s theme was Risk and Resilience in Child and Youth Mental Health.
The EDI team is excited to announce a new collaboration with the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) to understand trajectories of student learning and well-being—from early childhood to adolescence.
The long-term effects of childhood maltreatment are well known. It increases the risk of mental health problems, crime, and violence. But research has mostly looked at outcomes in middle childhood and adolescence, overlooking early childhood.
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.