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
Ontario began to roll out full-day kindergarten in 2010. Since then more than one million children have enrolled. Continue reading Queen’s University study examines Ontario full-day kindergarten
Preschool services provide many benefits for children, but many studies lack socioeconomic data to see whether these benefits are equal for all children. Continue reading Does preschool benefit everyone equally?
Antisocial behaviour can pass on from one generation to the next. New research shows the seeds may already be planted by the time a child enters school. Continue reading Parental criminality and early childhood aggression
Depression and anxiety can take a terrible toll. But when these disorders affect mothers, children feel the impact too.
Ayesha Siddiqua, a PhD student at the Offord Centre working with the EDI team, has been awarded McMaster University’s 2017 Faculty of Health Sciences Research Plenary Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Excellence Award. Continue reading EDI student awarded Research Plenary Award
The EDI is a key piece of a new government initiative to track and report on health inequalities. Continue reading EDI included in Health Inequalities Data Tool