Summit 2019

SESSION 1: Debbie Reber | Raising Your Differently Wired Child

Talk Description, Speaker Bio, and Resources

Parenting a 2e kid is a long game and often a journey of acceptance. Debbie provides a valuable roadmap in this process by sharing three valuable “tilts,” which are transformative mindshifts that help us bridge the painful disconnects between expectations and reality:

  • Stop fighting who your child is and lean in - how to see your child as a “whole” being and meet and support them where they are
  • Let your child be on their own timetable - they are not broken! How to work with your own insecurities about your child’s unique timeline.
  • Practice relentless self care - how to get beyond the guilt and understand the value of self care in as little as 10 minutes a day

Debbie ReberDebbie Reber is a parenting activist, New York Times bestselling author, podcast host, and speaker who moved her career in a more personal direction in 2016 when she founded TiLT Parenting, a website, weekly podcast, and social media community for parents like her who are raising differently wired children. The TiLT Parenting Podcast has grown to be a top podcast in iTunes’ Kids and Family category, with more than 600,000 downloads and a slate of guests that includes high-profile thought leaders across the parenting and education space. A regularly contributor to Psychology Today and ADDitude Magazine, Debbie’s newest book is Differently Wired: Raising an Exceptional Child in a Conventional World (Workman Publishing, 2018).

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