Tilt Parenting


What is Tilt Parenting?

More than 20 percent of today’s children are in some way neurodivergent, or what Tilt founder Debbie Reber calls, “differently wired.” Tilt Parenting works to change the way neurodifferences in children — ADHD, learning disabilities, autism, giftedness, processing challenges, twice-exceptionality, and more — are perceived and experienced so these exceptional children, and the parents raising them, can thrive in their schools, their families, and in their lives.

Free Resources for Parents

Differently Wired 7-Day Challenge

Join the Differently Wired 7-Day Challenge and get 7 daily video “tilts” highlighting one practical, actionable thing you do right away to make a positive change in your family dynamic. Includes a downloadable PDF mini-workbook so you can track your progress.

10 Things You Need to Know

This free series features 10 short daily videos aimed at helping you navigate the biggest concerns and unknowns you’re currently facing in raising your differently wired child. Get the insights you needed yesterday so you can feel more confident about tomorrow.

Tilt Parenting Roadmap

This interactive 5-step roadmap is designed to help you feel more grounded as you navigate the unexpected journey you’re on. The downloadable PDF features Tilt founder Debbie Reber’s most recommended resources to see you through each unique phase.

Want personalized coaching and support from Tilt’s
founder Debbie Reber? It’s all happening inside…

The Differently Wired Club

The Differently Wired Club is a powerful program and community that helps parents who feel overwhelmed, depleted, misunderstood, and stuck to chart a path that’s doable, positive, and hopeful for the whole family.

Now on a brand new platform, the Club offers personal support and coaching, live office hours and coaching calls, expert visits, monthly targeted themes, an extensive resource library, and the most engaged community of parents you’ll ever meet.

However you learn, whatever your style, no matter the ages, genders, and neurodivergent profile of your children, the Differently Wired Club will help you cultivate the shifts you’re hoping for and transform your family dynamic so you can experience more confidence and joy.

Life as a parent to a neurodivergent child can feel so much better.

On-Demand Masterclasses & Online Courses

Building Stress Tolerance (Part 1)

Author and  coach Ned Johnson and Tilt Parenting’s Debbie Reber talk about how to build stress tolerance and motivation in tweens and teens who are “stalling out” (part 1 of 2).

Building Stress Tolerance (Part 2)

Author and  coach Ned Johnson and Tilt Parenting’s Debbie Reber answer parents’ most pressing questions about building motivation in struggling tweens and teens (part 2 of 2).

The Big Tech Reset

Dr. Devorah Heitner (Screenwise) and Tilt Parenting’s Debbie Reber discuss the complicated issues surrounding differently wired kids’ use of tech (ideal for parents with kids 7+).

The Emergency Reset

This mini-course gives you in-the-moment strategies to disrupt harmful and unproductive patterns, and help you create your own reset rituals so you can feel better right now. 

Mental Health Check-In (Part 1)

Clinical psychologist Dr. Matt Zakreski and Tilt Parenting’s Debbie Reber talk about the mental health challenges facing today’s differently wired children (part 1 of a 2 part series).

Mental Health Check-In (Part 2)

Clinical psychologist Dr. Matt Zakreski and Tilt Parenting’s Debbie Reber have a follow-up conversation about the mental health of differently wired kids (part 2 of 2).

The Tilt Parenting Podcast

With more than 400 episodes and 7 million downloads, Tilt Parenting is the top performing podcast for parents, caregivers, educators, and professionals raising and supporting neurodivergent children. Here are just a few highlights from the slate of parenting authors and experts who have guested on the show:

Listen to the Most Recent Episodes


Read Tilt Parenting founder
Debbie Reber’s bestselling book

Differently Wired

Debbie Reber provides practical advice on a broad range of topics that will be a treasure trove for parents who are desperately seeking guidance in understanding and best supporting their neurodiverse child. This is a wonderfully engaging and much needed book  that I will enthusiastically recommend to so many parents and professionals I meet on a regular basis.” — Barry Prizant, Barry M. Prizant, Ph.D., CCC-SLP Adjunct Professor, Brown University

Differently Wired is a revolutionary book—weaving together personal stories and a tool kit of expert advice, it’s a how-to, a manifesto, and a reassuring companion for parents raising the one in five “differently wired” children with ADHD, dyslexia, giftedness, autism, anxiety, or other neurodifferences who can so often feel that they have no place to turn. At the heart of Differently Wired are 18 paradigm-shifting ideas or “tilts,” suggesting a path for how parents, caregivers, and educators can shift our thinking and actions in a way that not only improves the family dynamic, but also allows children to fully realize their best selves.

Explore More Resources

Self-Study Courses

Explore Tilt’s self-study courses — The Emergency Reset and Differently Wired Boot Camp

School Database

Search the community-curated list of neurodivergent-friendly schools by city, state, and country

Tilt Manifesto

Read about Tilt Parenting’s vision for a more positive, more inclusive experience for parents

Curated Resources

Explore curated resources (podcast, websites, organizations, and more) organized by neurodifference

About Tilt Parenting’s Founder & CEO


Debbie Reber (MA) is a parenting activist, bestselling author, podcast host, and speaker. A certified Positive Discipline trainer and a regular contributor to Psychology Today and ADDitude Magazine, Debbie’s most recent book is Differently Wired: Raising an Exceptional Child in a Conventional World.In November 2018, she spoke at TEDxAmsterdam (Why the Future Will Be Differently Wired), and in 2020, she co-created the Parenting in Place Masterclass series.

Prior to launching Tilt, Debbie spent more than 15 years writing inspiring books for women and teens, speaking about media literacy, self-esteem, and confidence, and consulting for clients like the Girl Scouts and the Disney Channel. The parent of a twice-exceptional young adult, Debbie created Tilt in 2016 to help frustrated and stuck parents chart a path that feels positive and hopeful for the whole family.

Speaking & Presentations

Are you a school, organization, or business looking for a fresh, inspiring perspective on embracing and supporting neurodivergent children? Tilt founder Debbie Reber has been speaking to large and small audiences in both North America and Europe on a variety of topics surrounding parenting, education, youth, and empowerment since 2003. Her approachable, energetic, highly personal method of storytelling and relating to her audience has brought her praise from event organizers, parents, educators, and audiences of all ages.

Debbie frequently connects with audiences through town hall and intimate “in conversation with” events for parents and educators, allowing for authentic audience engagement and building community.

Feedback from the Community

“Found your site on Facebook this morning. Cried reading the manifesto. Thanks for creating this community. I am excited to listen to the podcasts, read, and contribute!”

Mom to 3 differently wired kids

“I love this podcast! Each episode is better than the last. My mind is blown each time I listen. Such words of wisdom and support or parents of differently wired children.”

Tilt Parenting podcast listener

“YES! Tilt Parenting is EXACTLY what I need. I feel understood and it’s helping me be a better parent. Thank you for providing a community for us!”

Tilt Parenting podcast listener

“This is a thank you note to you and Asher for this website! I discovered it about a week ago and I can’t wait to continue to learn and grow through all your resources…”

Mom to a differently wired son

“Finding Tilt has been a lifeline for me! Your podcast has made me feel that we’re not all alone. We have a tribe and so does my son…we just have to find them!”

Speech pathologist & mom to a 2e son

“I cannot believe it’s taken me this long to find the Tilt Podcast—I have absolutely loved the resources, support, and inspiration for raising differently-wired children!”

Tilt Parenting podcast listener

“I am so grateful for the exhaustive research and work put into the TiLT Podcast—Debbie Reber has created an invaluable resource. I constantly recommend this podcast.”

Tilt Parenting Podcast listener

“I love this podcast! As a parent, educator, and parent coach, I have learned so much! I also love the term “differently wired”. What a great way to describe our children.”

Parent, educator, and parent coach

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Tilt Parenting, LLC is an educational resource, podcast, consultancy, and community with a focus on positively shifting the way neurodifferences in children are perceived, experienced, and supported, and supporting parents raising differently wired™ kids so these exceptional kids can thrive in their schools, in their families, and in their lives. It was founded by Debbie Reber in 2016.




© 2016 Deborah Reber