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TILT Parenting: Raising Differently Wired Kids

Author: Debbie Reber

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TiLT Parenting, from parenting activist, speaker, and author Debbie Reber, features transformational interviews and conversations with authors, parenting experts, educators, and other parents aimed at inspiring, informing, and supporting parents raising differently-wired kids (giftedness, ADHD, Asperger’s, 2e, learning differences, sensory processing issues, anxiety, and more).

TiLT aims to help parents feel empowered and in choice in how they parent, have more peace in their daily lives, and parent and advocate for their child from a place of confidence and awareness so that our children can thrive in every way.
239 Episodes
Sex educator Amy Lang of Birds + Bees + Kids talks about the new challenges for keeping kids safe online in a time of remote learning, and how to handle talking about online porn at every age. For more info, visit:
Advocate Micki Boas talks about her new book "One in Five: How We're Fighting for Our Dyslexic Kids in a System That's Failing Them" and shares insight, data, hard-won experience about supporting dyslexic kids. For more info, visit:
Journalist, author, and college admissions coach David Marcus shares insights on what's better and more challenging for differently wired students navigating the college application/admissions process during Covid-19, as well as strategies for moving forward. For more info, visit:
Rupa Mehta, the founder of the Nalini Method and NaliniKIDS, talks about the importance of social-emotional learning, her Subject of Self Subject curriculum, and the importance of mind-body connection for SEL. For more info, visit:
Education Attorney Catherine Michael talks about navigating IEPs, 504s, and advocating for support and accommodations during remote and hybrid learning due to Covid-19. For more info, visit:
Dr. Kristin Neff, pioneering self-compassion researcher, author, and teacher, talks about the power and benefits of practicing self-compassion as parents to differently wired children. For more info, visit:
Author and licensed mental health counselor Janine Halloran talks about coping skills for kids—what they are, how they regulate emotions, and how to support kids (and teens) in tapping into their power. For more info, visit:
Author, speaker, and learning facilitator Lisa Van Gemert (Perfectionism) explores perfectionism in children — where it stems from, what it looks like, and how to support kids in learning how to manage it. For more info, visit:
Understood's Amanda Morin and Bob Cunningham walk us through Take N.O.T.E., a new free digital tool aimed at helping families identify early signs of learning disabilities and ADHD. For more info, visit:
Author and behavior consultant Amelia Bowler talks about her new book, The Parents' Guide to Oppositional Defiant Disorder, what ODD is (and isn't), how it's diagnosed, and how to support kids with this profile. For more info, visit:
Licensed mental health counselor and activist Maria Davis-Pierre (founder of Autism in Black) talks about her work to bring awareness to autism spectrum disorder and reducing the stigma associated with ASD in the black community. For more info, visit:
Internationally recognized ADHD/Executive Function expert Brendan Mahan shares parenting hacks for raising kids with ADHD, and breaks down the "Wall of Awful" (and how our kids can overcome it). For more info, visit:
Parent coach Sheryl Stoller shares the ABCs of getting grounded, centered, and reintegrated, so parents can best support their children during this challenging time of Covid and back-to-school. For more info, visit:
Author, youth advocate, and co-founder of PEN (Parent Education Network) Dewey Rosetti talks about her new book, "Bright Kids Who Struggle in School" and teaching from a strengths-based approach. For more information, visit
Cherina Williams, a pediatric speech and language pathologist, podcast host of “I’ve Got this Kid,” and homeschooling parent, talks about the process and best practices for families navigating early identification of neurodivergence. For more info, visit:
Fitness instructor, ADHD counselor, and author Gabriel Villarreal talks about how exercise is "medicine" for kids with ADHD, ASD, and more, and how to get kids motivated to exercise. For more info, visit:
Parent coach, Washington Post columnist, and author of "Parenting Outside the Lines" Meghan Leahy talks about embracing imperfection and vulnerability in our parenting lives. For more info, visit:
Author Ann Douglas ("Parenting Through the Storm") talks with Debbie about negative stigmas—why they exist, how they're perpetuated, what they do to us and our kids, and most importantly, what we can do to combat them. Learn more and find the show notes here:
Debbie and her husband Derin have an honest, open, and vulnerable conversation about their (up and down) journey as a couple navigating parenting a differently-wired child. Learn more at
A conversation with the author of "The Gift of Maybe," Allison Carmen, about what happens when parents raising differently-wired kids let go of their need for certainty and embrace the possibility of "maybe."
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