Profile of young people in care in Ontario, Canada, on measures of executive functioning and reading and math achievement


BACKGROUND: Children in care are at risk of a variety of negative developmental outcomes. Of particular concern are their often poor academic skills. Previous research suggests that executive functioning skills (e.g.,... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Andrea Hickey (University of Ottawa)
  2. Robert Flynn (University of Ottawa)
  3. Joanna Lostracco (University of Ottawa)

Topic Areas

Mental health of children and young people in care , Education and qualification of children and young people in care


SYM08 » Cognitive and educational development of very young and school-aged children in care (12:30 - Wednesday, 14th September, Sala 5)