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?
The Children & Families Commission of Orange County has published a toolkit for parents to help them support their children’s healthy development. Continue reading Parent toolkit aimed at helping children’s development
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.
Continue reading Long-term outcomes for large babies
The Telethon Kids Institute is hosting the 2018 Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) National Conference from March 14-16, 2018. The call for abstracts is open from November 1 to November 30. Continue reading AEDC conference call for abstracts
Illinois communities will know a little more about their children, thanks to an Erikson Institute pilot project featuring the EDI. Continue reading Erikson Institute brings EDI to Illinois
Kids are growing up with greater access to electronic devices than ever before. It’s not surprising for children to unlock an iPad before they can talk. Continue reading Restrict screen time, says study using Chinese EDI
The US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning in 2016 stating repeated or lengthy exposures to general anesthesia may harm brain development in children under 3. Continue reading University of Manitoba study questions FDA warning about anesthesia
Over the last decade there is a slight upwards trend in the percent of Ontario kindergartners vulnerable in at least one domain of their development. However, children are improving in two key domains of their development. Continue reading Decade of Ontario EDI results released