David Palmer Ph.D.
Licensed Educational Psychologist (California BBSE Lic. # 2193) Laguna Beach, Ca.

My book has helped thousands of parents understand gifted testing and programming so that they can better work with the schools to find the right program for their child.

“A useful, ready reference for parents… presents the content in 
an organized, even, and balanced manner … clear and simple”    
Review by Suzanne M. Stauffer, Library Journal

Dr. Palmer is Licensed Educational Psychologist, award winning researcher, university lecturer, and frequent presenter at local, state, and national events. 

Dr. Palmer was recently featured as a commentator on the Discovery Health Channel's "My Kid's Smarter than Me"

Dr. Palmer is an invited expert "Psychology Today" Blogger.  Blog Post links posted below... 

Private Testing for Giftedness?  If and When.

Is Your Child Gifted?  What to Look for and Why You Should Know

Gifted Kids with Learning Problems...  The Twice Exceptional Child

One Strategy to Use When Kids Get Too Far Ahead of the Curve

Online Articles by David Palmer

Hidden Gifts:  What to Know so Your Child Isn't Overlooked

Is it Good to Be Gifted?  Optimal IQ and the Flipside to Giftedness

ADHD or Gifted?  What Parents Should Know
Link to Home Page

Additional Services Available

Learning Disability Assessment

Link to View Parent Reviews

Recent Client Notes

"Thank you again for your insight.  You have been a tremendous help to us."

"Thanks to you we feel very informed and able to advocate for our daughter's best interests"

"...answers a lot of questions about our child's nature,  mind,  and personality."

"So interesting... thanks so much!"
 "You answered all our questions... 
it’s great to have someone like you
in the area."
 "You’ve really helped us understand our options...  thank you."

Great Links for Parents!

Book Recommendations

MapQuest Directions to Dr. Palmer's office in Laguna Beach,  California

David Palmer, Ph.D., Psychologist, Laguna Beach, Ca

Email Newsletter Sign Up
Sign up for Dr. Palmer's quarterly (or so) email newsletter - offering useful information and links to support parents and families

* required




Email Marketing by VerticalResponse