All posts by Matt Horner

Offord Centre and EQAO collaborating to understand student trajectories

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. Continue reading Offord Centre and EQAO collaborating to understand student trajectories

Australian study shows early association between maltreatment and development

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. Continue reading Australian study shows early association between maltreatment and development

Does a mother’s sleep during pregnancy affect children’s development?

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. Continue reading Does a mother’s sleep during pregnancy affect children’s development?

Long-term outcomes for large babies

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.
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