22 episodes

The Spot Life Podcast is for Neuro-affirming parents, professionals, and anybody who wants to live a healthier, happier life! Kate Broderick is a mum of four, a Speech Pathologist and an Occupational Therapist whose experience and special interests include Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, ADHD, Autism, Orofacial Myology, Breathing and the mind-body connection. She’ll be presenting a mix of short informative episodes and longer, interview-style chats with passionate and inspiring guests. The show will aim to educate and empower listeners, who will hopefully develop a deeper understanding of the relationship between things like muscle tone and breathing on physical and mental well being, cognitive development, learning and regulation. Join us for a celebration of neurodiversity that strives to see everybody live their best life!

The Spot Life Podcast Kate Broderick

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 11 Ratings

The Spot Life Podcast is for Neuro-affirming parents, professionals, and anybody who wants to live a healthier, happier life! Kate Broderick is a mum of four, a Speech Pathologist and an Occupational Therapist whose experience and special interests include Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, ADHD, Autism, Orofacial Myology, Breathing and the mind-body connection. She’ll be presenting a mix of short informative episodes and longer, interview-style chats with passionate and inspiring guests. The show will aim to educate and empower listeners, who will hopefully develop a deeper understanding of the relationship between things like muscle tone and breathing on physical and mental well being, cognitive development, learning and regulation. Join us for a celebration of neurodiversity that strives to see everybody live their best life!

    Ep 22: Tongue Tie Truths & Orofacial Function

    Ep 22: Tongue Tie Truths & Orofacial Function

    Join Kate (OT & SP) & Autumn Read Henning (SP, IBCLC & Orofacial Myologist), for answers to all your questions about Tethered Oral Tissues (TOTs) and a discussion on the myriad of factors that influence our Orofacial Function, health and well-being.

    • 46 min
    Episode 21: Identity, Inclusion, Respect and Kindness

    Episode 21: Identity, Inclusion, Respect and Kindness

    Kate shares a very personal reflection that explores the many facets of Identity. She talks about the way other people & the spaces we live in, directly shape our quality of life through the experience of inclusion.

    • 37 min
    Episode 20: Connect, Respect & Flourish

    Episode 20: Connect, Respect & Flourish

    Join Kate (OT & SP), Meg McIntosh (Paediatric OT) & Tara Broughan (Parent Mentor/Child Rights & Social Justice Consultant) for a deep dive into the topic of Co-regulation & the power of Relationships in transforming family life in our contemporary life.

    • 58 min
    Episode 19: Nourished Young

    Episode 19: Nourished Young

    Join Kate and IBCLC, Avery Young, for a chat about Infant Feeding, Oral-Motor Development & Neurological Wellness. This is not an ordinary informative episode about breastfeeding. It's a mind blowing educational resource that joins the dots for parents & professionals!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 18: Spot Telehealth

    Episode 18: Spot Telehealth

    Join Kate as she talks about the POWER of telehealth, especially for Occupational Therapy. She talks about elevating the RELATIONSHIP 'piece,' and shares insight regarding the UNIQUE needs of families during this pandemic.

    • 19 min
    Episode 17: The Power of Play

    Episode 17: The Power of Play

    Join Kate for a conversation with Social Worker & Play Therapist, Sam Casey. We talk about modern day Parenting, 'Re-parenting,' Showing up for your child and the Power of Play in building a Secure Relationship with your Child.

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

that french gal ,

Terrific! Well worth a listen

Kate makes complex subjects accessible, delivering a combination of high quality information and practical advice with warmth and genuine empathy for parents trying to support their children.

Highly recommend!

Di_Hall ,

A wealth of valuable knowledge

Can’t get enough of the valuable knowledge that Kate shares and her awesome guests. I’d recommend this to fellow Speechie’s, parents, and OT’s.

AngelaTat ,

Fantastic

Such a great podcast! Kate and her guests are so informative and they have helped me totally rethink my children’s therapy and treatments. Highly recommend!

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