A McMaster University researcher’s work may call into question Ontario’s move not to have full-day kindergarten in every school, as long as every child has access.
A commentary piece on youth mentoring mentions the work of Dr. Ellen Lipman.
“Sport participation in the past was associated with increased alcohol use in the future, sometimes years into the future,” said John Cairney, a professor in the Department of Family Medicine.
McMaster University Professor Magdalena Janus says: “The children appear to be more competent, especially in language and cognitive areas, especially the very first year that they participate in the full-day program.”
Dr. Harriet MacMillan says caregiver-fabricated illness in a child often goes unrecognized.
The Ontario Child Health Study is being repeated 30 years later.
Dr. Peter Szatmari is now leading an integrated child and youth mental health program at the University of Toronto, the Hospital for Sick Children and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
Mark Ferro was named a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow for 2012.