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Dr. David Palmer

My Background

Educational Qualifications:

  • Ed.D. in Special Education: I hold a Doctorate in Education specializing in special education, which has equipped me with advanced knowledge and skills to support children with diverse needs.

  • Certificates: I am certified in ADHD, Autism, Trauma, and Youth Mental Health, ensuring that I am well-versed in the latest research and strategies to support your child's unique challenges.

Professional & Personal Experience

30+ Years in Education:

  • Throughout my career, I have worked as an educator, administrator, and consultant, focusing on special education. This extensive experience allows me to understand the complexities of educational systems and advocate effectively for your child's needs.

Parenting Experience:

  • As a father of neurodivergent teens, I have firsthand experience navigating the joys and challenges of raising children with unique needs. This personal journey has given me valuable insights and empathy, which I bring to my coaching practice.

Speaking Experience

  • I've had the privilege to be invited to speak at various professional and educational conventions and events, as well as be featured on several podcasts as a trusted professional educator, coach, and parent.


My Approach

Holistic and Individualized Support:

  • Every child is unique, and so is every family. My approach is tailored to meet the specific needs of your child and family dynamics. I combine evidence-based strategies with practical, real-life solutions to help you and your child thrive.

Focus Areas:

  • ADHD and Autism: Providing tailored strategies to support children with ADHD and Autism, enhancing their strengths and addressing their challenges.

  • Trauma and Mental Health: Offering guidance to help children and families cope with trauma and improve mental health outcomes.

  • Educational Advocacy: Assisting parents in navigating the educational system to ensure their children receive the support and resources they need.


What I Offer

Parent Coaching Services:

  • One-on-One and Small Group Parent Coaching: Personalized sessions to address your specific parenting concerns and goals.

  • Workshops and Webinars: Interactive sessions on various topics related to parenting neurodivergent children.

  • Resources and Tools: Access to a range of resources, including hybrid courses, eBooks, checklists, and interactive journals, designed to support your parenting journey.


Why Choose Me?

Expertise and Empathy:

  • With my extensive professional background and personal experience, I bring a unique combination of expertise and empathy to my coaching practice. I understand the challenges you face and am committed to providing you with the support and guidance you need.

Proven Strategies:

  • The techniques and strategies I share are grounded in the latest research and have been proven effective in real-life settings.

Commitment to Your Success:

  • Your success is my success. I am dedicated to empowering you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to support your child's development and well-being.


Get in Touch

Ready to embark on this journey together? Contact Me today to learn more about how I can support you and your family.

Certifications and Award
Parent Coaching Session
Speaking Endorsements
Dr. Palmer Speaking
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