HELP YOUR BRIGHT CHILD THRIVE

... even with learning, social, emotional, or behavioral challenges.

 

Take the quiz to discover if your child is bright and quirky, or as we say in the field, ‘twice exceptional’ or ‘2e.’

2e kids typically have two exceptions to the norm: advanced abilities and lagging abilities at the same time. 

HELP YOUR BRIGHT CHILD THRIVE

... even with learning, social, emotional, or behavioral challenges.

 

Take the quiz to discover if your child is bright and quirky, or as we say in the field, ‘twice exceptional’ or ‘2e.’

2e kids typically have two exceptions to the norm: advanced abilities and lagging abilities at the same time. 

Learn How to Empower Your Bright & Quirky Child to Reach Their Potential

Bright & Quirky's masterclasses have helped over 50,000 people learn the tools to help our unique kids thrive.

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For Parents of Bright kids with Difficulties in
Behavior, Flexibility, or Social Interaction:

Misbehaving or Misunderstood:
How Sensitivities Can Affect Bright and Quirky Kids, with Stuart Shanker, DPhil

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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

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

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

Could Your Child Be
Twice Exceptional?

Bright kids with advanced abilities and lagging abilities, at the same time, are called twice exceptional or 2e, because these varied abilities are two exceptions to the norm. 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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BRIGHT & QUIRKY PROGRAMS

Expertise

WATCH THE BRIGHT & QUIRKY CHILD ONLINE SUMMIT

Each year we host the Bright & Quirky Summit, featuring approximately 25 of the top thought leaders in twice exceptional, neurodiverse kids.

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Join the Bright & Quirky IdeaLab

Join our parent learning community. We open enrollment approximately 4 times/year.

  • Expert 2e masterclasses with Q&A
  • Searchable knowledge base of over 150 Bright & Quirky interviews
  • Global, supportive community with like-minded parents
  • 5-step Action Plan included, for quick progress

Connection

Explore our Catalyst Kids Program

Looking for social interaction and intellectual engagement with twice exceptional peers? Check out our classes for bright and quirky kids, ages 7-18.

  • Improv for Social interaction
  • Executive Function Group
  • Minecraft: Build & Share and more . . .
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BRIGHT & QUIRKY PROGRAMS

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How to Help Bright Kids with Autism Cope During Challenging Times, with Barry Prizant, PhD

An incredible opportunity to learn from one of the foremost experts in childhood autism.

PART 1: How to increase learning engagement
PART 2: How to develop fewer meltdowns and more flexibility
PART 3: How to enhance social competence

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Essential School Strategies for Twice Exceptional Students
 

PART 1: Strategies to support advanced & lagging abilities
PART 2: School strategies for bright kids with ADHD, autism, and learning differences
PART 3: Engaging the unmotivated 2e student
PART 4: Alternative learning for 2e kids & how to build social competence

"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."

- ALBERT EINSTEIN

"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."

- ALBERT EINSTEIN

MEET

Debbie

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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