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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.

Nov 2, 2023

In this week's episode, we're joined by Heather Lindsay to discuss what recreational therapy is, the different forms it can take, and the positive benefits that come from the experiance. 

Oct 5, 2023

In this episode, our listeners can learn all about the programs and services offered by the Arc of Frederick county and ways that employers and volunteers can get involved! 

Sep 8, 2023

For pediatric cancer month we're joined by guest Shannon Berk of Justin Power Kids. Shannon is a physical therapist and co-founder of Just in Power Kids. She joins us today episode to discuss pediatric cancer, their foundation, and mission with Just in Power Kids. Just in Power kids was founded together with her...

Aug 3, 2023

In today‚Äôs episode, we are going to learn about Spinal Muscular Atrophy, often referred to as SMA through the eyes of a local family. We'll also be discussing resources available to families affected by an SMA diagnosis, specifically the Fighting for Kaiden Foundation.

Jul 6, 2023

In this episode Chloe chats with Christina Ruben, a speech therapist who has spent her career working in both school and outpatient therapy settings, who explains what an IEP is, the IEP process and the collaboration that happens to set children up for success.