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Debbie Steinberg Kuntz Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

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This free quiz will help you discover if your child is bright and quirky, or as we say in the field, 'twice exceptional or 2e.' 2e kids typically have advanced abilities and lagging abilities at the same time, two exceptions to the norm.

Take the 10-question quiz to discover if your child is bright and quirky.


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Free Masterclass for Parents of Bright & Quirky Kids:

Help Your Bright Child Tame the Academic, Social and Emotional Overwhelm Underlying Screen Overuse, with Debbie Steinberg Kuntz, LMFT

Sarah Ward, MS, CCC/SLP

For Parents of Bright Kids With Difficulties in Focus, Motivation, or Getting Things Done:

Planning Backwards
to Move Forward: Executive Function
with Sarah Ward CCC/SLP


For Parents of Bright Kids with
Anxiety, Worry, or Shutdown:

A Revolutionary New Lens for Understanding Bright & Quirky Kids, with Stephen Porges, PhD

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Could Your Child Be
Bright and Quirky?

Bright and quirky kids typically have advanced skills or high intellectual potential AND have lagging skills AT THE SAME TIME. Your child isn't bad or broken. In fact, they could be one of the greatest thinkers and creators of their generation! Learn more below . . .


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Each year we host the Bright & Quirky Summit, featuring the top thought leaders in twice exceptional, neurodiverse kids. What people are saying: I have learned more from this Summit than I have from any neuropsychologist, pediatrician, educator or counselor. I am grateful for all of the professionals who shared their knowledge and passion for these children. -Bonnie S.


"Everyone is a genius.
But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend
it's whole life believing that it is stupid."


"Everyone is a genius.
But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend
it's whole life believing that it is stupid."




Debbie Steinberg Kuntz, LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist and founder of Bright & Quirky, an organization helping bright kids thrive, even with learning, social, emotional, and/or behavioral challenges. She specializes in 'twice exceptional (2e)' kids and families, primarily with ADHD, autism, anxiety, and/or learning differences, who have been the focus of her private practice for over a decade. Debbie received her BA from Middlebury College and MA in Child, Couple, and Family Counseling from Antioch University. She enjoys hiking the mountains near Seattle with her husband and two teen boys.

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Our mission is to ease the struggle for bright and quirky kids and parents, help them self-actualize with the help of experts in the fields of mental health and education, and inspire the hope that new ideas and possibilities bring.

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