BRIGHT & QUIRKY CHILD SUMMIT 2022

Is your child really bright, but something's getting in the way?

Discover what's possible for bright kids with challenges related to ADHD, aggression, autism, anxiety, demand avoidance, depression, emotional regulation, executive function, learning differences, picky eating, poor grades, social struggles or stress.

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Ease the Struggle for Your Bright & Quirky Child and Help Them Thrive!

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When is the last time you thought about your child's best case scenario?

When it comes to bright kids with learning, social, emotional or behavioral challenges, it's natural to think about their worst case scenario. It's no wonder we think about the negative -- our medical model focuses solely on kids' deficits and we're living in the midst of a global mental health crisis.

But in interviewing hundreds of experts, we've learned there are very important ingredients missing from that equation: Bright and quirky kids who turn into successful adults have...  1. At least one caring, understanding adult in their corner. 2. The adults in their life blow on the embers of their strengths and interests, and 3. Their parents learn how to create a safe haven for them.

According to our research, your roadmap is simple: The more you put into learning about how best to support your bright and quirky child, the more they will thrive. Now is your time. Seize the day by joining us for the 5th annual Bright & Quirky Child Summit!

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 by registering for the FREE Bright & Quirky Child Summit 2022.

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You will learn in this summit what's possible for bright and quirky kids!

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    How to use mindfulness to manage anxiety, stress and worry

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    How to solve challenging behaviors and demand avoidance

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    What to say to empower self-driven motivation

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    How to defuse anger, aggression and shutdown

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    How to find the best-fit learning environment

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    How to instill self-advocacy to help kids get their unique needs met

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    How to stack habits to build essential life skills

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    How to harness the power of your child's unique mind for a future of thriving

Ready to Discover What's Possible with Effective, Science-Based Ideas?

Join These Top Psychologists and Educators to Explore the Latest Breakthroughs for Bright & Quirky Kids

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MICHELE BORBA, EdD

Author of 24 books including Thrivers: Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Shine

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EDWARD HALLOWELL, MD

Board-certified child and adult psychiatrist and world authority on ADHD. Co-author of ADHD 2.0.

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Mona Delahooke, PhD

Child Psychologist and Author of Brain-Body Parenting: How to Stop Managing Behavior and Start Raising Joyful, Resilient Kids

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CHRIS WILLARD, PSYD

Clinical psychologist, consultant, and author of 20 books including Mindfulness for Teen Anxiety

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Renee Jain, MAPP

Founder of GoZen! and Co-Author with Dr. Shefali Tsabary of SUPERPOWERED: Transform Anxiety into Courage, Confidence, and Resilience

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JEFFREY BLOUNT

Award-winning director and author of The Emancipation of Evan Walls

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NICOLE TETREAULT, PHD

Neuroscientist and author of Insight Into a Bright Mind

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NED JOHNSON

Co-Author of The Self-Driven Child and What Do You Say?

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SUSAN BAUM, PHD

Director of The 2e Center for Research & Development at Bridges Academy

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BARRY PRIZANT, PHD

Speech-Language Pathologist, Visiting Scholar, Brown University

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LIZ LAUGESON, PSYD

Founder and Director, UCLA PEERS® Clinic

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WILLIAM DODSON, MD

Psychiatrist and ADHD expert

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Debbie Reber, MA

Author of Differently Wired, Creator of Tilt Parenting and the Tilt Parenting Podcast 

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PAUL MICALLEF

Founder, Autism Explained and Emotions Explained

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AMANDA MORIN

Director of Thought Leadership, Understood and author of Adulting Made Easy

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DAVID FINCH

Author of The Journal of Best Practices: A Memoir of Marriage, Asperger Syndrome, and One Man's Quest to Be a Better Husband

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EMILY KIRCHER-MORRIS, LPC

Host of The Neurodiversity Podcast, author of Teaching Twice-Exceptional Learners in Today's Classroom

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DAN PETERS, PHD

Licensed Psychologist and Executive Director of the Summit Center, Specializing in Twice Exceptionality, Anxiety, Dyslexia and Stealth Dyslexia

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SHARON SALINE, PSYD

Clinical psychologist and author of What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life

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LINDA K MURPHY, MS

Author of the Declarative Language Handbook, Speech Language Pathologist, and RDI® Consultant

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JENNIFER THOMAS, PHD

Co-Director, Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

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LISA K.

Intuition expert and author of  Intuition On Demand – a step-by-step guide to intuition you can trust

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TOSHA SCHORE, MA

Trainer of Hand in Hand Parenting, co-author of Listen: Five Simple Tools to Meet Your Everyday Challenges, and the creator of Parenting Boys Peacefully

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AUSTINA DE BONTE, MEng

Family Consultant at Smart is not Easy, LLC and Past President of the Northwest Gifted Child Association

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A LETTER FROM

Debbie

Welcome Friend!

I’m so glad you found Bright & Quirky! If you’re like most parents I work with, you're exhausted trying to find the right answers to help your child thrive because, although they’re very bright, they struggle with learning, social, emotional or behavioral challenges.

What's so frustrating is that almost no teachers, counselors or friends know how to help because your child has both advanced abilities and lagging abilities at the SAME TIME. That's very rare and it’s tricky to find local specialists with this sort of expertise.

But I'm thrilled to let you know that we're bringing together some of the top experts who specialize in bright and quirky kids, just like yours, in the Bright & Quirky Child Online Summit. Best of all, in the summit you'll get lots of science-based, proven tools and strategies to make progress on your child’s unique journey.

Know that there are thousands of parents, all over the world, on similar journeys with their uniquely wired kids. I can’t wait to learn alongside you in the summit!

Warmly,

Debbie Steinberg Kuntz, LMFT
Founder and Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

TESTIMONIALS

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.

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Absolutely loving this online summit. The best idea ever. Thank you so much for making it available to those of us on the other side of the world.

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These sessions were so helpful and informative for both clinicians and parents. I really enjoyed the selection of speakers and even though I have been a mental health practitioner for 30 years, I learned many new concepts.

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I love the warmth and positive thinking throughout all the summit talks. The speakers are so inspirational and insightful. It's reassuring to know you're not alone through this challenging parenting journey.

-Summit Attendee

Register Here for $199

You'll get all 23 video and audio recordings, downloads, transcripts, captions and the bonus series.

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All Access Pass: What You Get

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    On-demand video and audio files to every expert-led talk from the summit

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    Printable transcripts of each talk, for following along and writing notes

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    VIP Summit Only Group: Join us during the summit for live expert interaction and coaching

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    BONUS: School Advocacy Toolkit: A comprehensive guide for parents and teachers to pinpoint the most helpful academic supports and accommodations.

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Here's what we'll be covering . . .

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Day 1

DISCOVER WHAT'S POSSIBLE!

Thrivers: Why Some Bright & Quirky Kids Struggle and Others Shine
Michele Borba, EdD

What to Say to Raise a Uniquely Wired, Self-Driven Child
Ned Johnson

Unlocking the Bright and Quirky Magic Mind
Nicole Tetreault, PhD

Emancipation of a Smart Boy from the Crossfire of Hate
Jeffrey Blount

How to Heal Parent Burnout on the Differently Wired Journey
Debbie Reber, MA & Dan Peters, PhD

 

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CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS
& EMOTIONAL REGULATION

Using Neuroscience to Stop Managing Behavior and Start Raising Joyful Kids
Mona Delahooke, PhD

How to Move Beyond Screen Time and Homework Battles
Renee Jain, MAPP

The Science of Making Friends & The Unspoken Rules of Conversation
Elizabeth Laugeson, PsyD

The Art of Setting Kind and Firm Limits to Ease Aggression in Boys
Tosha Schore, MA

 

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Day 3

Learning, ADHD & Executive Function

Being Bright with ADHD: What Matters Most
Edward (Ned) Hallowell, MD

A Balanced Approach to Helping Your Kids Thrive Online
Richard Culatta

Does the Right School Fit & Learning Environment Exist for 2e Kids?
William Dodson, PhD and Susan Baum, PhD

Two 2e Counselors Give a Peek Behind the Closed Therapy Office Door
Emily Kircher Morris, LPC

Overcoming Post-Pandemic Anxiety & Social Anxiety
Sharon Saline, PsyD

 

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NEURODIVERSITY & AUTISM

Turning Passions & Enthusiasms into Superpowers
Barry Prizant, PhD

Using Declarative Language to Decrease Power Struggles with Demand Avoidant Kids
Linda Murphy, CCC-SLP

How an Autistic Engineer Found the Secret to Friendship (and How Your Child Can Too)
Paul Micallef 

How Young Neurodivergent Adults Can Self-Advocate at Work
Amanda Morin 

Best Marriage Practices for Engineers, Autistics and Those Who Love Them
David Finch

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Day 5

Anxiety, Picky Eating & More

How Mindfulness Can Ease Child & Teen Anxiety
Christopher Willard, PsyD

Overcoming Picky Eating and Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)
Jennifer Thomas, PhD

How to Use Your Intuition to Find Your Child's Best-Fit Life
Lisa K, PhD and her son Chris

Looking Beyond Anxiety in Bright & Quirky Kids: Auditory Processing, PANDAS, and more
Austina De Bonte, MENG

 

Register Here for $199

You'll get all 23 video and audio recordings, downloads, transcripts, captions and the bonus series.

Here's Everything You'll Have at your Fingertips When You Upgrade:

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MEET

Your Host

Debbie Steinberg Kuntz, LMFT is excited to invite you to the 5th annual Bright & Quirky Child Summit. This year we'll be helping you envision the best case scenario for your child -- how to help them live their best life and discovering what's possible along the way! Debbie is a licensed marriage and family therapist and is the Founder of Bright & Quirky. She specializes in helping gifted kids and families with focus, learning, social, emotional and/or behavioral challenges optimize their lives for thriving. She earned her BA at Middlebury College and MA in Child, Couple and Family Therapy at Antioch University. Debbie lives near Seattle with her husband and two teen boys.

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100% Ironclad 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

If for any reason within 30 days you're not satisfied with your All Access Pass, we'll refund 100% of your purchase price. There's no risk. No questions asked.