Magdalena Janus Publications

Peer reviewed

Journal articles

Zeraatkar, D., Duku, E., Bennett, T., Guhn, M., Forer, B., Brownell, M., & Janus, M. (2020). Socioeconomic gradient in the developmental health of Canadian children with disabilities at school entry: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open . doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032396

Deyessa, N., Webb, S., Duku, E., Garland, A., Fish, I., Janus, M., & Desta, M. (2020). Epidemiological study of a developmentally and culturally sensitive preschool intervention to improve school readiness of children in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. J Epidemiol Community Health. doi: 10.1136/jech-2019-213019

McRae, D. N., Muhajarine, N., Janus, M., Duku, E., Brownell, M., Forer, B., & Guhn, M. (2020). Immigrant and ethnic neighbourhood concentration and reduced child developmental vulnerability. International Journal of Population Data Science, 5(1). doi: 10.23889/ijpds.v5i1.1147

Siddiqua, A., Duku, E., Georgiades, K., Mesterman, R., & Janus, M. (2020). Neighbourhood-level prevalence of teacher-reported Autism Spectrum Disorder among kindergarten children in Canada: A population level study. SSM-Population Health10. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2019.100520

Webb, S., Duku, E., Brownell, M., Enns, J., Forer, B., Guhn, M., Minh, A.,  Muhajarine, N., & Janus, M. (2020). Sex differences in the socioeconomic gradient of children’s early development. SSM – Population Health. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2019.100512

Gagné, M., Janus, M., Muhajarine, N., Gadermann, A., Duku, E., Milbrath, C., Minh, A., Forer, B., Magee, C., & Guhn, M. (2020). Disentangling the role of income in the academic achievement of migrant children. Social Science Research. doi: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2019.102344

Underwood, K., Frankel, E., Parekh, G., & Janus, M. (2019). Transitioning Work of Families: Understanding Trans-institutional Power in Early Childhood Programs and Services. Exceptionality Education International, 29, 135-153. Retrieved from https://ir.lib.uwo.ca/eei/vol29/iss3/9

Janus, M., Reid-Westoby, C., Lee, C., Brownell, M., & Maguire, J. (2019). Association between severe unaddressed dental needs and developmental health at school entry in Canada: A cross-sectional study. BMC Pediatrics, 19481. doi: 10.1186/s12887-019-1868-x

Birken, C. S., Omand, J. A., Nurse, K. M., Borkhoff, C. M., Koroshegyi, C., Lebovic, G., Maguire, J. L., Mamdani, M., Parkin, P. C., Simpson, J. R., Tremblay, M. S., Duku. E., Reid-Westoby, C., Janus, M., & TARGet Kids! Collaboration (2019). Fit for School Study protocol: Early child growth, health behaviours, nutrition, cardiometabolic risk and developmental determinants of a child’s school readiness, a prospective cohort. BMJ open, 9(11). doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030709

Duncan, L., Georgiades, K., Birch, S., Comeau, J., Wang, L., Boyle, M.H., & the 2014 Ontario Child Health Study Team. (2019). Children’s mental health need and expenditures in Ontario: Findings from the 2014 Ontario Child Health Study. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 64, 275-284. doi: 10.1177/0706743719830036

Forer, B., Minh, A., Webb, S., Duku, E., Brownell, M., Muhajarine, N., Janus, M., & Guhn, M. (2019). A Canadian neighbourhood index for socioeconomic status associated with early child development. Child Indicators Research, 1-22. doi: 10.1007/s12187-019-09666-y

Comeau, J., Georgiades, K., Duncan, L., Wang, L., Boyle, M.H., & the 2014 Ontario Child Health Study Team. (2019). Changes in the prevalence of child and youth mental disorders and perceived need for professional help Between 1983 and 2014: Evidence from the Ontario Child Health Study. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 64, 256-264. doi: 10.1177/0706743719830035

Georgiades, K., Duncan, L., Wang, L., Comeau, J., Boyle, M.H., & the 2014 Ontario Child Health Study Team. (2019). Six-month prevalence of mental disorders and service contacts among children and youth in Ontario: Evidence from the 2014 Ontario Child Health Study. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 64, 246-255. doi: 10.1177/0706743719830024

Cavallera, V., Black, M., Bromley, K., Cuartas, J., Eekhout, I., Fink, G., Gladstone, M., Hepworth, K., Janus, M., Kariger, P., Lancaster, G., McCoy, D., McCray, G., Raikes, A., Rubio-Codina, M., van Buuren S., Waldman, M., Walker, S., Weber, A., & Dua, T. (2019). The Global Scale for Early Development (GSED). Early Childhood Matters, 128, 80-84. link

Boyle, M.H., Georgiades, K., Duncan, L., Comeau, J., Wang, L. & the 2014 Ontario Child Health Study Team. (2019). The 2014 Ontario Child Health Study – Methodology. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 64, 237-245. doi: 10.1177/0706743719833675

Boyle, M.H., Georgiades, K., Duncan, L., Wang, L., Comeau, J., & the 2014 Ontario Child Health Study Team. (2019). Poverty, neighbourhood antisocial behaviour and child mental health problems: Findings from the 2014 Ontario Child Health Study. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 64, 285-293. doi: 10.1177/0706743719830027

Waddell, C., Georgiades, K., Duncan, L., Comeau, J., Reid, G.J., O’Briain, W. Lampard, R., Boyle, M.H., & the 2014 Ontario Child Health Study Team. (2019). 2014 Ontario Child Health Study Findings: Policy implications for Canada. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 64, 227-231. doi: 10.1177/0706743719830033

Boyle, M.H., Duncan, L., Georgiades, K., Comeau, J., Reid, G.J., O’Briain, W. Lampard, R., Waddell, C., & the 2014 Ontario Child Health Study Team. (2019). Tracking children’s mental health in the 21st Century: Lessons from the 2014 OCHS. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 64, 232-236. doi: 10.1177/0706743719830025

Georgiades, K., Boylan, K., Duncan, L., Wang, L., Colman, I., Rhodes, A.E., Bennett, K., Comeau, J., Manion, I., Boyle, M.H., & the 2014 Ontario Child Health Study Team. (2019). Prevalence and correlates of
youth suicidal ideation and attempts: Evidence from the 2014 Ontario Child Health Study. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 64, 265-274. doi: 10.1177/0706743719830031

Gonçalves, T. R., Duku, E., & Janus, M. (2019). Developmental health in the context of an early childhood program in Brazil: the “Primeira Infância Melhor” experience. Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 35(3). doi:  10.1590/0102-311×00224317

Janus, M., Zeraatkar, D., Duku, E., & Bennett, T. (2018). Validation of the Early Development Instrument for children with special health needs. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 1-7. doi: 10.1111/jpc.14264

Raikes, A., Koziol, N., Janus, M., Platas, L., Weatherholt, T., Smeby, A. & Sayre, R. (2019). Examination of school readiness constructs in Tanzania: Psychometric evaluation of the MELQO scales. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 62, 122-134. doi: 10.1016/j.appdev.2019.02.003

Boyle, M. H., Duncan, L., Georgiades, K., Wang, L., Comeau, J., Ferro, M. A., Van Lieshout, R. J., Szatmari, P., MacMillan, H. L., Bennett, K., Janus, M., Lipman, E. L., & Kata, A. (2018). The 2014 Ontario Child Health Study Emotional Behavioural Scales (OCHS-EBS) Part II: Psychometric adequacy for categorical measurement of selected DSM-5 disorders. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 64, 434-442. doi: 10.1177/0706743718808251

Lancaster, G. A., McCray, G., Kariger, P., Dua, T., Titman, A., Chandna, J., McCoy, D., Abubaker, A., Hamadani, J. D., Fink, G., Tofail, F., Gladstone, M., & Janus, M. (2018). Creation of the WHO Indicators of Infant and Young Child Development (IYCD): Metadata synthesis across 10 countries. BMJ Global Health, 3, 1-15. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000747

Janus, M., Enns, J., Forer, B., Raos, R., Gaskin, A., Webb, S., Duku, E., Muhajarine, N., & Guhn, M. (2018). A Pan-Canadian data resource for monitoring child developmental health: The Canadian Neighbourhoods Early Child Development (CanNECD) database. International Journal of Population Data Science, 3, 1-11. doi: 10.23889/ijpds.v3i3.431

O’Leary, J. D., Janus, M., Duku, E., Wijeysundera, D. N., To, T., Li, P., Maynes, J. T., Faraoni, D., Crawford, M. W. (2018). Influence of surgical procedures and general anesthesia on child development before primary school entry among matched sibling pairs. JAMA Pediatrics173(1): 29-36. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.3662

Gagné, M., Janus, M., & Milbrath, C., Gadermann, A., & Guhn, M. (2018). Early emotional and communication functioning predicting the academic trajectories of refugee children in Canada. Educational Psychology, 38, 1050-1067. doi: 10.1080/01443410.2018.1475627

Janus, M., Brownell, M., Reid-Westoby, C., Bennett, T., Birken, C., Coplan, R., Duku, E., Ferro, M. A., Forer, B., Georgiades, S., Gorter, J. W., Guhn, M., Maguire, J. L., Manson, H., Pei, J., & Santos, R. (2018). Establishing a protocol for building a pan-Canadian population-based monitoring system for early childhood development for children with health disorders: Canadian Children’s Health in Context Study (CCHICS). British Medical Journal Open8(5): e023688.doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023688

Janus, M., Labonté, C., Kirkpatrick, R., Davies, S. & Duku, E. (2017). The impact of speech and language problems in kindergarten on academic learning and special education status in grade three. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. doi: 10.1080/17549507.2017.1381164

Duncan, L., Georgiades, K., Wang, L., Van Lieshout, R. J., MacMillan, H. L.. Ferro, M. A., Lipman, E. L., Szatmari, P., Bennett, K., Kata, A., Janus, M., & Boyle, M. H. (2017). Psychometric evaluation of the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview for Children and Adolescents (MINI-KID). Psychological Assessment, 30(7), 916-928. doi: 10.1037/pas0000541

Janus, M., Mauti, E., Horner, M., Duku, E., Siddiqua, A., & Davies, S. (2017). Behaviour profiles of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Kindergarten: Comparison with other developmental disabilities and typically developing children. Autism Research. 11(3), 410-420. doi: 10.1002/aur.1904

Gladstone, M., Lancaster, G., Kariger, P., Janus, M., McCray, G., McCoy, D., Fink, G., Abubaker, A., Hamandani, J., & Dua, T. (2017). G492 WHO 0–3 developmental indicators – A systematic analysis of developmental trajectories of items from seven assessment tools in ten countries. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 102(Suppl 1), A194.2-A194. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2017-313087.484

Minh, A., Muhajarine, N., Janus, M., Brownell, M., & Guhn, M. (2017). A review of neighborhood effects and early child development: How, where, and for whom, do neighborhoods matter? Health & Place, 46, 155-174. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2017.04.012

Siddiqua, A. & Janus, M. (2017). Experiences of parents of children with special needs at school entry: A mixed method approach. Child: care, health and development, 1-11. doi: 10.1111/cch.12443

Boyle, M., Duncan, L., Georgiades, K., Bennett, K., Gonzalez, A., Van Lieshout, R. J., Szatmari, P., MacMillan, H. L., Kata, A., Ferro, M. A., Lipman, E. L., & Janus, M. (2016). Classifying child and adolescent psychiatric disorder by problem checklists and standardized interviews. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 1-9. doi: 10.1002/mpr.1544

Webb, S., Janus, M., Duku, E., Raos, R., Brownell, M., Forer, B., Guhn, B., & Muhajarine, N. (2017). Neighbourhood socioeconomic status indices and early childhood development. SSM – Population Health, 3, 48-56. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2016.11.006

O’Leary, J. D., Janus, M., Duku, E., Wijeysundera, D. N., To, T., Li, P., Maynes, J. T., & Crawford, M. W. (2016). A population-based study evaluating the association between surgery in early life and child development at primary school entry. Anesthesiology, 125, 272-279. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000001200

Guhn, M., Janus, M., Enns, J., Brownell, M., Forer, B., Duku, E., Muhajarine, N., & Raos, R. (2016). Examining the social determinants of children’s developmental health: Protocol for building a pan-Canadian population-based monitoring system for early child development. BMJ Open, 6, 1-9. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012020

Davies, S., Janus, M., Duku, E., & Gaskin, A. (2016). Using the Early Development Instrument to examine cognitive and non-cognitive school readiness and elementary school achievement. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 35, 63-75. doi: 10.1016/j.ecresq.2015.10.002

Janus, M., Harrison, L. J., Goldfeld, S., Guhn, M., & Brinkman, S. (2016). International research utilizing the Early Development Instrument (EDI) as a measure of early child development: Introduction to the Special Issue. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 35, 1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ecresq.2015.12.007

Duku, E., Janus, M., & Brinkman, S. (2015). Investigation of the cross-national equivalence of a measurement of early child development. Child Indicators Research, 8, 471-489. doi: 10.1007/s12187-014-9249-3

Bennett, T. A., Szatmari, P., Georgiades, K., Hanna, S., Janus, M., Georgiades, S., Duku, E., Bryson, S., Fombonne, E., Smith, I. M., Mirenda, P., Volden, J., Waddell, C., Roberts, W., Vaillancourt, T., Zwaigenbaum, L., Elsabbagh, M., Thompson, A. & the Pathways in ASD Study Team (2014). Do reciprocal associations exist between social and language pathways in preschoolers with autism spectrum disorders? Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry56(8): 874-83. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12356

Bennett, T. A., Szatmari, P., Georgiades, K., Hanna, S., Janus, M., Georgiades, S., Duku, E., Bryson, S. E., Fombonne, E., Smith, I. M., Mirenda, P., Volden, J., Waddell, C., Roberts, W., Vaillancourt, T., Zwaigenbaum, L., Elsabbagh, M., Thompson, A. & the Pathways in ASD Study Team (2014). Language impairment and early social competence in preschoolers with autism spectrum disorders: A comparison of DSM-5 profiles. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders44(11):2797-808. doi: 10.1007/s10803-014-2138-2

Janus, M., Duku, E., Brinkman, S., Dunkelberg, E., Chianca, T., & Marino, E. (2014). Socioemotional development and its correlates among 5-year-old Children in Peru and Brazil Journal of Latino/Latin American Studies, 6(1):40-53. doi: 10.18085/llas.6.1.9730476466441574

Brinkman, S., Gregory, T., Harris, J., Hart, B., Blackmore, S. & Janus, M. (2013). Associations between the early development instrument at age 5, and reading and numeracy skills at ages 8, 10 and 12: A prospective linked data study. Child Indicators Research, 6 (1), doi: 10.1007/s12187-013-9189-3

Janus, M., Hopkins, S. (2012). Constructing measures of northern children’s identity through dialogue. Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health, 10(2), 249-256. link

Brinkman, S. A., Gialamas, A., Rahman, A. Mittinty M. N., Gregory, T. A., Silburn, S., Goldfeld, S., Zubrick, S. R., Carr, V., Janus, M., Hertzman, C., Lynch J. W. (2012). Jurisdictional, socioeconomic and gender inequalities in child health and development: analysis of a national census of 5-year-olds in Australia. British Medical Journal, 2(5), doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001075

Janus, M. (2011). Impact of impairment on children with special needs at school entry: Comparison of school readiness outcomes in Canada, Australia, and Mexico. Exceptionality Education International, 21(2), 29-44. link

Janus, M., Brinkman, S., & Duku, E. (2011). Validity and psychometric properties of Early Development Instrument in Canada, Australia, United States, and Jamaica. Social Indicators Research, 103(2),283-297. doi: 10.1007/s11205-011-9846-1

Muhajarine, N., Puchala, C., & Janus, M. (2011). Does the EDI equivalently measure facets of school readiness for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children? Social Indicators Research, 103(2), 299-314, doi: 10.1007/s11205-011-9847-0

Guhn, M., Zumbo, B., Janus, M., & Hertzman, C. (2011). Opening remarks to the special issue on validation theory and research for a population-level measure of children’s development, wellbeing, and school readiness. Social Indicators Research, 103(2), 179-181. doi: 10.1007/s11205-011-9840-7

Guhn, M., Zumbo, B., Janus, M. & Hertzman, C. (2011). Validation theory and research for a population-level measure of children’s development, well-being and school readiness. Social Indicators Research, 103(2), 183-191. doi: 10.1007/s11205-011-9841-6

Raos, R. & Janus, M. (2010). Examining spatial variations in the prevalence of behaviour problems among 5-year-old children in Canada. Social Science and Medicine, 72(3), 383-388. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.09.025

Janus, M. (2009). Population-level approach to interpretation and utility of early child development school readiness data: The Early Development Instrument. Pedagogical Review, 10-12, 99-115. 

Janus, M., Hertzman, C. Guhn, M., Brinkman, S. & Goldfeld, S. (2009). Letters to the Editor.” Reply to Li, D’Angiulli and Kendall: The Early Development Index and children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Early Years, 29(1), 83-87. doi: 10.1080/09575140802689125

Janus, M., Kopechanski, L., Cameron, R., Hughes, D. (2008). In transition: Experiences of parents of children with special needs at school entry. Early Childhood Education Journal, 35(5), 479-485. doi: 10.1007/s10643-007-0217-0

Comley, L., Janus, M., Marshall, D., Niccols, A. (2008). Child development in undergraduate medical school training: The early years. Canadian Family Physician, 54(6) , 376-876. link

Guhn, M., Janus M., Hertzman, C. (2007). Translating school readiness assessment into community actions and policy planning: The Early Development Instrument, Introduction to the Special Issue. Early Education and Development, 18(3), 369-374. doi: 10.1080/10409280701610622

Janus, M., Duku, E. (2007). The school entry gap: Socioeconomic, family, and health factors associated with children’s school readiness to learn. Early Education and Development, 18(3), 375-403. doi: 10.1080/10409280701610796a

Janus, M., Cameron, R., Lefort, J., Kopechanski, L. (2007). Starting kindergarten: What do we know about issues affecting the transition to school for children with special needs? Canadian Journal of Education, 30(3), 628-648. link

Janus, M., Offord, D. (2007). Development and psychometric properties of the Early Development Instrument (EDI): A measure of children’s school readiness. Canadian Journal of Behavioral Science, 39(1), 1-22. link

Janus, M. (2006). Measuring Community Early Child Development. The Canadian Association of Principals Journal, 14(3), 14-16. link

Janus, M. (2006). Review of “Attachment from Infancy to Adulthood”. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 51(8), 546-547. link

Janus, M. & Offord, D. (2000). Reporting on readiness to learn at school in Canada. ISUMA: Canadian Journal of Policy Research, 1(2), 71-75.

Goldberg, S., Janus, M., Washington, J. & Simmons, R., MacLusky, I., & Fowler, R. S. (1997). Prediction of preschool behaviour problems in healthy and pediatric samples. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 18, 304-313. link

Janus, M. & Goldberg, S. (1997). Treatment characteristics of childhood congenital heart disease and the psychosocial impact on patients and healthy siblings. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 33, 219-225. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.1997.tb01583.x

Janus, M. & Goldberg, S. (1997). Factors influencing family participation in a longitudinal study: Comparison of pediatric and healthy samples. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 22(2), 245-62. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/22.2.245

Janus, C., Janus, M. & Roder, J. (1995). Spatial exploration in transgenic mice expressing human Beta-S100. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 64(1), 58-67. doi: 10.1006/nlme.1995.1044

Janus, M. & Goldberg, S. (1995). Sibling empathy and behavioural adjustment of children with chronic illness. Child: care, health and development, 21(5), 321-331. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2214.1995.tb00761.x

Janus, C., Koperwas, J.S., Janus, M. & Roder, J. (1995). Rearing environment and radial maze exploration in mice. Behavioural Processes, 34, 129-140. doi: 10.1016/0376-6357(94)00060-T

Janus, M. (1992). Interplay between various aspects in social relationships of young rhesus monkeys: Dominance, agonistic help and affiliation. American Journal of Primatology, 26, 291-308. doi: 10.1002/ajp.1350260406

Janus, M. (1991). Aggression in interactions of immature rhesus monkeys: Components, context and relation to affiliation levels. Animal Behaviour, 41, 121-134. doi: 10.1016/S0003-3472(05)80508-1

Janus, M. (1989). Reciprocity in play, grooming and proximity in sibling and nonsibling young rhesus monkeys. International Journal of Primatology, 10, 243-261. doi: 10.1007/BF02735203

Janus, M. (1989). Reciprocity in affiliative behaviours of young rhesus macaques. Primate Eye, 38, 5-6.

Janus, M.C. (1989). Phenotypic diversity of Tribolium confusum pupae in heterogeneous environments. Entomologia experimentalis et applicata, 50, 281-286. doi: 10.1111/j.1570-7458.1989.tb01203.x

Simpson, M. J. A., Gore, M. A., Janus, M. & Rayment, F. D. G. (1989). Prior experience of risk and individual differences in enterprise shown by rhesus monkey infants in the second half of their first year. Primates, 30(4), 493-509. doi: 10.1007/BF02380876

Ciesielska, M. (1984). A Review of R. Dawkins’ Book “The Extended Phenotype”. (In Polish.) Wszechswiat.

Journal abstracts

Janus, M., & Goldberg, S. (1994). Sibling interactions and empathy among siblings of chronically ill children: Maternal versus children’s reports. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 15, 296. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2214.1995.tb00761.x

Janus, M. & Janus, C. (1992). Age and gender influence on sibling relationships in young rhesus monkeys. American Journal of Primatology, 27, 35.

Janus, M. (1987). Grooming and play in young rhesus monkeys – reciprocity and complementarity in siblings and non-siblings. International Journal of Primatology, 8, 535.

Proceedings of meetings

Janus, M. (2010). Estimating behaviour problems in kindergarten children based on population-level data. Pp 197-202 IN Proceedings from the XIV European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Zukauskiene, R. (Ed.), Medimond, Bologna, Italy.

Janus, M. (2006). Early Development Instrument: An indicator of developmental health at school entry. Monograph from the proceedings of the International Conference on Measuring Early Child Development, Vaudreuil Quebec, April, 2006.

Janus, M., Walsh, C., Viveiros, H., Offord, D. R. (2002). Community, neighbourhood and 5-year-olds’ readiness to learn at school. In: Head Start Sixth National Conference: The First Eight Years, Pathways to the Future, F. Lamb-Parker F., J. Hagen, R. Robinson & H. Rhee (Eds), The Head Start Bureau, Washington DC, pp. 779-780.

Janus, M., Birenbaum, A. & Goldberg, S. (1995). Interactions of healthy siblings with chronically ill children: An observational study. In: Proceedings of the VII European Conference on Developmental Psychology, A. Niemczynski & J. Fenz (Eds), Dom Wydawnictw Naukowych, Krakow, pp. 191.

Janus, M. (1994). Chronically ill child in a family: negative and positive outcomes for the other children. In: Health and Behaviour 1994, Papers and Proceedings of the Conference: Health and Behaviour 1994, M. Rosenberg (Ed), Queen’s University, Kingston, pp. 146-159.

Reports

Janus, M., Duku, E., & Hughes, D. (2010). Patterns of school readiness among selected groups of Canadian children: Children with special needs and children with diverse language backgrounds. Canadian Council for Learning. http://www.ccl-cca.ca/.

Not peer-reviewed

Books

Janus, M., Brinkman, S., Duku, E., Hertzman, C., Santos, R., Sayers, M., Schroeder, J. (2007). The Early Development Instrument: A Population-based measure for communities. A handbook on development, properties, and use. Offord Centre for Child Studies, Hamilton, ON.

Contributions to Books

Janus, M., & Siddiqua, A. (2018). Transitions in Primary Education. In Menter, I. & Tatto, M. T. (Eds), Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies. New York, NY.

Janus, M. (2018). Paths to equitable monitoring of early learning with SDG 4. In: UNESCO Institute for Statistics. SDG 4 Data Digest: Data to Nurture Learning, (pp 106-110). Montreal, Canada: UNESCO.

Davies, S., Cyr, D., Rizk, J., & Janus, M. (2016). Where do educational achievement gaps come from? In Lehmann, W (Ed.), The Sociology of Education in Canada: Contemporary Debates and Perspectives. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Janus, M., & Reid-Westoby, C. (2016). Monitoring the development of all children: The Early Development Instrument. In: Moreno, T (Ed.), Early Childhood Matters, (pp. 40-45), The Hague, Netherlands: Bernard van Leer Foundation.

Janus, M., & Siddiqua, A. (2015). Challenges for children with special health needs at the time of transition to school. In: Gordon, M (Ed.), Challenges Surrounding the Education of Children with Chronic Diseases, (pp. 165-197), Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Janus, M., Brinkman, S., & Guhn, M. (2014). Early Development Instrument. In: Michalos AC (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands: pp 1739-1744.

Janus, M. & Gaskin, A. (2014). School readiness. In: Michalos AC (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands: pp 5703-5707.

Janus, M. (2011). Transition to school: Child, family, and community-level determinants. In: Laverick, D.M., & Jalongo, M.R. (eds.), Transitions to early care and education. Educating the young child, 4(3), (pp. 177-187).

Janus, M., Brinkman, S. (2010). Evaluating Early Childhood Education Programs. In: International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition, Vol. 2 (pp.25-31), Baker, E., McGaw, B. & Peterson, P. (Eds).          Elsevier, Oxford.

Janus, M. (2010). Estimating behaviour problems in kindergarten children based on population-level data. Pp 197-202 In: Proceedings from the XIV European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Zukauskiene, R. (Ed.), Medimond, Bologna, Italy.

Janus, M. (2007). The Early Development Instrument: A tool for monitoring children’s development and readiness for school. In: Young, Mary Eming, Richardson, Linda M. (ed.) Early Child Development – From Measurement to Action. A Priority for Growth and Equity (pp. 141-155) Washington, D.C.: World Bank. Also available at: http://www.worldbank.org/children

Janus, M. (2006). Tools for measuring the well-being of children at school entry: International perspectives, specific applications in Jordan and Kosovo. In: Lynkeus, R. (Ed.), Tools for measuring the well-being of children, (pp. 59-67). Genoa, Italy: Fondazione Istituto Mediterraneo per l’infanzie – MedChild Institute.

Web-based reports (authored or contributed)

Janus, M. (2013). Early Development Instrument: “From Results to Action” survey report. Available at http://www.offordcentre.com/readiness/pubs/EDI_to_Action_Survey_Report.pdf

Calman, R.C., & Crawford, P. J. (2013). Starting early: Teaching, learning, and assessment. Linking early child development with academic outcomes – a detailed look. Education Quality and Accountability Office, Queen’s Printer for Ontario. Available at http://www.eqao.com/Research/pdf/E/EDI_StartingEarly_EQAO.pdf

Janus, M., Duku, E., & Hughes, D. (2010). Patterns of school readiness among selected groups of Canadian children: Children with special needs and children with diverse language backgrounds. Canadian Council for Learning. http://www.ccl-cca.ca.

Janus, M., Brinkman, S., Duku, E., Hertzman, C., Santos, R., Sayers, M., Schroeder, J. (2007). The Early Development Instrument: A Population-based measure for communities. A handbook on development, properties, and use. Offord Centre for Child Studies, Hamilton, ON. Also available at: http://www.offordcentre.com/readiness.

Janus, M. (2007). The Early Development Instrument: A tool for monitoring children’s development and readiness for school. In: Young, Mary Eming, Richardson, Linda M. (ed.) Early Child Development – From Measurement to Action. A Priority for Growth and Equity (pp. 141-155) Washington, D.C.: World Bank. Also available at: http://www.worldbank.org/children

Janus, M. (2004). Voices from the Field – Transition to school practices: the need for evidence. In: Tremblay, R.E., Barr, R.G., Peters, R.DeV., eds. Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development [online]. Montreal, Quebec: Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development; 104. Available at http://www.excellence-earlychildhood.ca/documents/JanusANG.pdf.

Unpublished documents

Janus, M. (2008). Early Development Instrument: A population-level tool for monitoring child development.  AEROSpace 2(1), pg. 7. (Association of Educational Researchers of Ontario).

Reports for Government Agencies

Janus, M. Early Development Instrument Comparison Report, Province of Northwest Territories, Department of Education, 2014.

Janus, M. Early Development Instrument Cumulative Reports, Province of Northwest Territories, Department of Education, 2012-2014.

Janus, M. Early Development Instrument Report, Province of Newfoundland, Ministry of Education, 2014.

Janus, M. Early Development Instrument reports for Province of Nova Scotia, Department of Education, 2013.

Janus M. Early Development Instrument reports for Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Ministry of Education, 2013.

Janus, M. Early Development Instrument Territorial Summary, Province of Northwest Territories Department of Education, 2012, 2013.

Janus, M. Early Development Instrument Cohort Report, Province of Northwest Territories Department of Education, 2013.

Janus, M. Early Development Instrument Results Summary Reports, Senior Kindergarten Students in the Alberta 2012 Cohort, Spring 2012.

Janus, M. Early Development Instrument, Quebec Cohort Reports, 2011/12, October, 2012.
Janus, M., Duku, E, Schell, A. The Full Day Kindergarten Early Learning Program

Final Report. Submitted to the Ontario Ministry of Education, October 2012.

Janus, M., Gaskin, R. Review of Neurobehavioural Screening Tool (NST) in the context of the Early Development Instrument (EDI). Prepared For: Healthy Child Manitoba, May 15, 2012.

Janus, M. School Readiness to Learn Baseline Report: Based on the Early Development Instrument Data Collection for Senior Kindergarten Students in the Saskatchewan Provincial Cohorts 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/2011.

Janus, M. School Readiness to Learn Summary Report: Based on the Early Development Instrument Data Collection for Senior Kindergarten Students in Alberta Year 3 Cohort, 2011.

Janus, M. School Readiness to Learn Summary Report: Based on the Early Development Instrument Data Collection for Senior Kindergarten Students in Alberta Year 2 Cohort, 2010.

Janus, M. School Readiness to Learn Ontario SK Cycle 2 Results: Based on the Early Development Instrument Data Collection for Senior Kindergarten Students in Ontario, March, 2010.

Janus, M. School Readiness to Learn National SK Cohort Results: Based on the Early Development Instrument Data Collection for Senior Kindergarten Students in Canada, Spring 2009.

Janus, M. School Readiness to Learn Summary Report: Based on the Early Development Instrument Data Collection for Senior Kindergarten Students in New Brunswick 2008/2009 Cohort, Spring 2009.

Janus, M. School Readiness to Learn Summary Report: Based on the Early Development Instrument Data Collection for Senior Kindergarten Students in the Saskatchewan Provincial Cohort, Spring 2009

Janus, M. School Readiness to Learn Summary Report: Based on the Early Development Instrument Data Collection for Senior Kindergarten Students in Alberta Year 1 Cohort, Spring, 2009.

Janus, M. School Readiness to Learn National SK Cohort Results: Based on the Early Development Instrument Data Collection for Senior Kindergarten Students in Canada, Spring, 2008.

Janus, M. School readiness to learn national cohort results: Based on the Early Development Instrument data collection for senior kindergarten students in Canada, Spring 2007.

Janus, M. School readiness to learn UEY SK cohort results: Based on the Early Development Instrument data collection for senior kindergarten students in the 21 UEY sites 2005/06.

Janus, M. School readiness to learn national SK cohort results: Based on the Early Development Instrument data collection for senior kindergarten students in Canada, Spring, 2006.

Janus. M. School readiness to learn Ontario baseline report. Based on EDI results for all senior kindergarten students in Ontario, collected in a 3 year cycle running from 2003/04 to 2005/06.

Janus, M. School readiness to learn national SK cohort results: Based on the Early Development Instrument data collection for senior kindergarten students in Canada, Spring, 2005.

Janus, M. School readiness to learn Ontario cohort results: Based on the Early Development Instrument data collection for senior kindergarten students in Ontario. Report for the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Spring, 2005.

Janus, M. School readiness to learn SK cohort results: Based on the Early Development Instrument data collection for senior kindergarten students in Manitoba. Report for Healthy Child Manitoba, Spring 2005.

Janus, M. School readiness to learn cohort results: Based on the Early Development Instrument data collection for kindergarten students in sites across Canada, Spring, 2004.

Janus, M. School readiness to learn Ontario cohort results: Based on the Early Development Instrument data collection for senior kindergarten students in Ontario, Spring 2004. Report for the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Spring, 2004.

Janus, M. School readiness to learn Ontario cohort results: Based on the Early Development Instrument data collection for junior kindergarten students in Ontario. Report for the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Spring 2004.

Janus, M. School readiness to learn Manitoba cohort results: Based on the Early Development Instrument data collection for kindergarten students in Manitoba. Report for Healthy Child Manitoba, Spring 2004.

Janus, M. Technical Report for Early Identification and Intervention Initiative, Near North District School Board, February, 2004.

Janus, M. School readiness to learn cohort results: Based on the Early Development Instrument data collection for kindergarten students in 94 sites across Canada, Spring, 2003.

Janus, M. School readiness to learn cohort results: Based on the Early Development Instrument data collection for kindergarten students in 43 sites across Canada, Spring, 2002.

Janus, M. School readiness to learn Ontario cohort results: Based on the Early Development Instrument data collection for kindergarten students in 7 sites in Ontario. Report for the Ministry of Community, Family and Children’s Services, Spring, 2003.

Janus, M. School readiness to learn Manitoba cohort results: Based on the Early Development Instrument data collection for kindergarten students in Manitoba. Report for Healthy Child Manitoba, Spring 2003.

Janus, M. School readiness to learn Ontario cohort results: Based on the Early Development Instrument data collection for kindergarten student in 30 sites in Ontario. Report for the Ministry of Community, Family and Children’s Services, Spring, 2002.

Janus, M. Improving outcomes for children: Measurement and analysis of the Early Development Instrument readiness to learn data for Understanding the Early Years Initiative. HRDC Report, January 2001.

Janus, M. Comparison of the programs and services being offered to families of children under six in Ontario Demonstration Sites. Report for the Ontario Children’s Secretariat, February 2001.

Janus, M. Five-year-olds’ readiness to learn at school and neighbourhood sociodemographic and resource characteristics: South East Grey, York Region, and Nipissing/Parry Sound Region. Report for the Ontario Children’s Secretariat, October 2001.

Other Reports

Janus, M. (May, 2014). Early Development Instrument (EDI) Analysis for the Pan-Canadian Baseline Report on Health Inequalities. Public Health Agency of Canada.

Janus, M. (2013). Validation of Early Development Instrument (EDI) data to monitor prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Public Health Agency of Canada.

Janus, M. & Duku, E. (2013). Pilot Implementation of the Peruvian version of the Early Development Instrument in Peru, August-October 2013.

Janus M., Duku, E. (2012) Assessment of psychosocial wellbeing of pre-school children in Sindh Province (Pakistan): Summary of results and feedback on data from the Early Development Instrument (EDI).

Janus, M., Duku, E. (2012) Results of the implementation of the Portuguese Brazilian version of the EDI in seven communities in the state of São Paulo, Brazil: Technical Report on complementary analyses for Fundaçao Maria Cecilia Souto Vidigal.

Janus, M. Duku, E. (2012) Analyses of data and indicators of ECD Module based on MICS4 in preparation for MICS5, Technical Report, Final Report for UNICEF.

Janus, M., Duku, E. (2012) Results of the Phase II implementation of the EDI in Scotland, Technical Report, Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research Policy.

Janus, M., Duku, E. (2011) Results of the pilot implementation of the adapted Chinese version of the Early Development Instrument in Hong Kong, Department of Paediatrics & Adolesent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong.

Janus, M., Duku, E. (2011) Result of the pilot implementation of the EDI in Scotland, Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy.

Duku, E., Janus, M. (2010). Analysis of Early Development Instrument (EDI) Baseline Data: The Mozambique Early Child Development (ECD) Impact Evaluation (Report for World Bank).

Janus M., Brinkman S., Duku E. (22 December 2008). Pilot Test Results: Child Development Outcome Instruments to be included in UNICEF’s MICS Household Survey, Final Report for UNICEF.

Janus, M., Brinkman, S. & Duku, E. Fieldwork Guidelines. September 2008.

Janus, M., Brinkman, S. & Duku, E. Interim report: Results of the preliminary testing of Early Child Development Indicator in Jordan. July 2008.

Janus, M., Duku, E. Normative data for the Early Development Instrument, 2007.

Janus, M. Country-wide measurement and monitoring of early childhood outcomes in Moldova. Report from a consultation visit, April, 2007.

Janus, M. Monitoring of early childhood outcomes in relation to early childhood programs and family characteristics in Monterrey, Mexico. Report from a consultation visit, March, 2007.

Janus, M., Duku, E., Development of the short Early Development Instrument. Report for the World Bank, June, 2005.

Duku, E., Janus, M. Additional analyses of the Early Years Evaluation (EYE) Instrument in Jordan. Report for the World Bank, May, 2005.

Janus, M., Walsh, C., Duku, E. Early Development Instrument: Factor structure, Sub-domains and Multiple Challenge Index. April, 2005.

Janus, M. & Duku, E. Early Development Instrument: Normative data based on 5 years of implementation (2000-2004). November 2004.

Janus, M. Five-year-olds’ readiness to learn at school, and neighbourhood sociodemographic and resource characteristics: Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk Counties, March 2003.

Janus, M. School readiness, neighbourhood affluence and grade 3 test results. July 2002.