Cheri Kay Sessions

Special Needs Educational Consultant

Cheri Kay Sessions (PT, DPT) was an Educational Consultant for HSLDA from 2022 to 2024.

Cheri Kay has 15+ years' experience as a pediatric physical therapist, special needs advocate, and homeschooling mom. Cheri Kay's three amazing children were all adopted internationally and have a variety of unique needs. She received her bachelor's from Michigan State University in Athletic Training, a master's degree from the University of Rhode Island in Physical Therapy, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California with an emphasis on pediatrics. 

Along with her training as a physical therapist, she trained to provide trauma-informed care and is fluent in American Sign Language. She has experience navigating the school system, the community mental health system, and the health care system both as a parent and a professional. With her unique understanding of how these systems work, she is equipped to advocate for families that also need to access these services. 

Cheri Kay enjoys traveling and has spent three years living overseas in the beautiful country of Haiti, serving the Haitian people through various medical and therapy clinics. Along with parenting the children who have stolen her heart, Cheri Kay’s passion is to come alongside other families with resources and encouragement and help them soar into their own success!