Understanding academic outcomes of young and school-aged children in care from an ecological perspective: A literature review


Background Consistently documented in the child-welfare literature is the difficulty of young children in care in reaching key developmental milestones necessary for learning. When compared to preschool children in the general... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Connie Cheung (Child Welfare Institute, Children's Aid Society of Toronto)
  2. Robert Flynn (University of Ottawa)

Topic Areas

Prevention and family intervention programs , 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)