Educational Neglect in Ontario

Information Sheet
CWRP produced material
Canadian CW research

Fallon, Barbara
Van Wert, Melissa


CWRP Information Sheet #183E. Toronto, ON: Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal.


The Ontario Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect, 2013 (OIS-2013) is the fifth provincial study to examine the incidence of reported child maltreatment and the characteristics of children and families investigated by child welfare authorities in Ontario. This Information Sheet examines the characteristics of children who experience educational neglect and the child welfare service response to this form of maltreatment. Educational neglect is a serious form of child maltreatment that can have devastating consequences. 

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