A celebration and reading from his new book The Orchid and the Dandelion: Why Some Children Struggle and How All Can Thrive.
“The Orchid and the Dandelion is based on groundbreaking research that has the power to change the lives of countless children–and the adults who love them.”–Susan Cain, author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts
From one of the world’s foremost researchers and pioneers of pediatric health–a book that offers hope and a pathway to success for parents, teachers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and child development experts coping with “difficult” children, fully exploring the author’s revolutionary discovery about childhood development, parenting, and the key to helping all children find happiness and success.
W. Thomas Boyce, M.D., is the Lisa and John Pritzker Distinguished Professor of Developmental and Behavioral Health and chief of the Division of Developmental Medicine at UCSF. He is also a member of the National Academy of Medicine and codirector of the Child and Brain Development Program of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. He lives with his wife in Oakland.