About Bright & Quirky:

Bright & Quirky is routinely called a "lifeline" for families raising bright kids with learning, social and emotional challenges. We're an online psychoeducation company helping thousands of bright families, with ADHD, anxiety, learning differences like dyslexia and/or on the autistic spectrum, live their happiest, most productive lives. We do this through a variety of online programs:

The Bright & Quirky IdeaLab

In the IdeaLab, our parent membership community, we serve over a thousand families through weekly events, focusing on content, coaching and community support. It can be very difficult to find information for kids who are twice exceptional, having both advanced skills and lagging skills at the same time. We provide masterclasses, Q&A and coaching with the top psychologists and educators on a weekly basis. We empower parents to be their child’s best advocate in traditional systems that were not created with bright and quirky kids in mind. We help uniquely wired kids soar with their strengths and get support for their struggles.

The Bright & Quirky Summits

We also provide the annual Bright & Quirky Child Online Summit which typically attracts over 25,000 attendees from over 150 countries each year. We feature the top experts in bright kids with challenges including emotional regulation, stress, anxiety, challenging behaviors, focus, executive function, social interaction, sensory processing, problematic internet use and more.

The Bright & Quirky Possibility Plan

The Possibility Plan is our signature 7-step digital course in which parents learn the science-backed Bright & Quirky method to help their bright kids thrive beyond learning, social, emotional and/or behavioral challenges. The Plan is available to parents in the IdeaLab.

The Bright & Quirky Video Library

Bright & Quirky provides the most comprehensive expert video library on the internet for issues related to neurodivergence and twice exceptionality. The video library includes search functionality to search within the content of each video so that parents, educators and caregivers can easily and quickly find the information they need. The video library is accessible with a membership in the IdeaLab.

Weekly Expert Tips

Bright & Quirky publishes weekly video tips featuring our many esteemed experts in bright and quirky kids so parents can get quick, practical pearls of wisdom they can put into practice immediately at home and at school.


Bright & Quirky was founded by licensed marriage and family therapist Debbie Steinberg Kuntz, LMFT. She honed her specialty in bright and quirky kids and families over a decade in private practice near Seattle, working with families employed by the area’s high tech firms such as Microsoft, Amazon and Google. She received her BA from Middlebury College and Masters in family counseling from Antioch University. She created Bright & Quirky to be the resource she was searching and hoping for on her own family’s bright and quirky journey.

What People Are Saying

The Bright & Quirky framework truly works to help bright, uniquely wired kids and families live their happiest, most productive lives. Don’t take it from us. Watch our member stories and read the testimonials.

Ways to Get Involved

We appreciate your interest in Bright & Quirky and welcome the opportunity to work with you. Check out the following resources to get started:

• Could your child be bright and quirky? Take the quiz!

• Check out Debbie’s free masterclass: 7 Core Principles to Tame Your Bright Child’s Academic, Social and Emotional Overwhelm.

Click here to learn more about our thriving IdeaLab parent community so you can gain the knowledge and tools for your bright and quirky child's best life.




Debbie Steinberg Kuntz, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

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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