Episode 12 – TiLT Parenting with Debbie Reber

We’re glad to welcome Debbie Reber of TiLT Parenting for Episode 12 of the Screen Smart Podcast.

Debbie is a New York Times bestselling author and the founder of TiLT Parenting, a website, top podcast, and social media community for parents who are raising differently-wired children. Her new book, Differently Wired: Raising an Exceptional Child in a Conventional World, comes out in June 2018.

Our Conversation with Debbie Reber Includes:

  • What it means to be differently wired or “neurodiverse” and how many children can be described this way (you might be shocked!).
  • Whether the increasing number of diagnoses is related to greater awareness or to issues related to technology.
  • How the Reber family manages technology with their differently-wired teenager, and how that has evolved over time.
  • Why she is not usually in favor of banning technology and how she suggests parents handle contentious issues and situations.
  • How she helps her son learn to self regulate screen time.


Debbie’s new book, Differently Wired: Raising an Exceptional Child in a Conventional World, is available for pre-order now! She was gracious enough to let us read an advance copy and it is definitely something you’ll want to check out, whether your kids are differently wired or not.

She just released some cool bonus material that you can get for free if you pre-order a copy of the book. All you have to do is pre-order your copy and email your receipt to differentlywiredbook@gmail.com, and they will send you instructions for getting the bonuses.

How to Connect with Debbie Reber and TiLT Parenting

The best place to connect with Debbie is on her personal website. You can connect to the TiLT Parenting community here.

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