The Silenced Child (Hardcover)
From Labels, Medications, and Quick-Fix Solutions to Listening, Growth, and Lifelong Resilience (A Merloyd Lawrence Book)
Da Capo Lifelong Books, 9780738218397, 272pp.
Publication Date: May 3, 2016
Praise for Keeping Your Child in Mind:
"A very useful, thoughtful book. It lays out the best thinking of our time to help parents make decisions about nurturing their child's development."
T. Berry Brazelton, MD, professor of Pediatrics, Emeritus Harvard Medical School
About the Author
Praise For The Silenced Child: From Labels, Medications, and Quick-Fix Solutions to Listening, Growth, and Lifelong Resilience (A Merloyd Lawrence Book)…
"This poignant book is a paean to patience, carefulness, and attentivenessrare commodities in a digital age. It is an urgent call to action for a medical world dominated by biology and statistics. In arguing that attachment and healing take time, Claudia Gold creates a manifesto for wiser family relations, demonstrating with elegant simplicity how we can realize more productively the love we already feel for our children."
Andrew Solomon, author of FAR FROM THE TREE
"Brazelton's To Listen to a Child, and later, his "Touchpoints" books, taught millions of parents, pediatricians and teachers that children's behavior has much to tell us, if only we learn to listen to it. In her important new book, Dr. Gold describes the ways in which children and parents have been silenced and shows us how to rescue the irreplaceable and uniquely human capacity to listen from the misguided efforts to categorize children and automate the art of caring for them."
Joshua D Sparrow MD Director, Brazelton Touchpoints Center, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Part-time, Harvard Medical School