Is Adoptee Healing Possible.

This speaking gig was a life-changer for Sherrie. She shared for the first time about her relationship with her adoptive mom.

Sherrie speaks across North America and occasionally internationally, to adoptees, adoptive and foster parents, and professionals.

Current Speaking Topics

20 Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew

The Heart Language of Adopted Kids

How To Talk Adoption So Your Kids Will Listen

Teaching Your Adopted/Foster Child How to Grieve

Adoption Reunions…Are They Worth It?

Why Adoptees Struggle on their Birthdays

How Adoptees Can Do Rejection Well


She is a frequent keynote presenter at adoption conventions, retreats, and intensives for adoption and foster care professionals, such as the American Adoption Congress, NACAC, ATTACh, Target Corporation Adoption Network, Denver Heritage Camps, Christian Alliance for Orphans, Tapestry Adoption and Foster Care Ministry, and CBN Asia.


Attendees who require CEUs are able to get them from Sherrie’s presentations.

Mom Retreats

Sherrie has done several of these, and loves presenting to these awesome moms. Moms love hearing both the adopted child perspective as well as their own.

School and/or Library Readings

Always, there is time to do a reading at a school or library, especially for Adoption Awareness Month–November.

Upcoming Speaking Events

May 9-10, 2019: CHRISTIAN ALLIANCE FOR ORPHANS 2019 SUMMIT, Louisville, “How To Talk Adoption So Your Kids Will Listen.”

August 16, 2019: INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF CHILD SERVICES, RAPT 2019 Conference, Noblesville, IN, 13700 Conference Center Drive. “Interacting Effectively with the Adopted Child.”

For media who would like resources about Sherrie and her work for television, radio, or blog interviews: rjeldridge@comcast.net

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