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Spark a Movement, brought to you by the Pediatric Movement Center, aims to ignite and mobilize individuals to do their part in developing a supportive and inclusive community that provides recreational, educational and leisure opportunities for children of all abilities.

Our show is designed to give listeners insightful and practical information that affect our children, as well as providing listeners with inspiring stories from local families. In each podcast, we will tackle a variety of topics that affect children physically, emotionally, and socially. The Spark a Movement Podcast will host a range of guests to amplify the voices of our community leaders and experts in childhood development who work to create strong children.

Together we will inspire and empower each other on our collective journey towards achieving a stronger and more inclusive community for our youth.

Mar 2, 2023

On today’s episode we will be interviewing Courtney Young who is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and specializes in pediatrics. Courtney has over 17 years of pediatric rehabilitation experience in her field. She has worked in a variety of settings including: a neonatal intensive care unit, a pediatric rehab hospital and...

Jan 12, 2023

In today's episode, we will hear from a community member who lives a very full life and happens to have Spinal Muscular Atrophy. We discuss knocking down barriers about the way society views disability and inter-abled relationships as well as breaking down the barriers we tend to define ourselves by. If you are curious...

Dec 15, 2022

In this episode Chloe chats with Leigh Burke, Executive Director of Variety, The Children's Charity of the National Capital Region and learns about the various ways that the charity supports the children of our community. Listeners will also learn the ways that they can help support this incredible charity (Spoiler-it's...

Nov 3, 2022

In this episode, Chloe chats with Haylee, Principal Agent Associate with the University of Maryland. Haylee is a community nutrition educator who gives our listeners tangible ways to make healthier habits and choices for the whole family. 

Oct 13, 2022

In this episode Chloe speaks with Kayla Souza, an Early Childhood Educator of 20+ years and owner of the Little Lilac Preschool, to discuss the benefits of outdoor play for childhood development. We discuss barriers to incorporating more outdoor time in our lives, such as time, motivation and environments, and offer...