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    Episode 171 | Dr. Kate Lund – Growing up with Hydrocephalus

    Podcast Show Notes

    Katie along with co-host Mijha from Jambo books interview Dr. Kate Lund, TedEx speaker, clinical psychologist and hydrocephalus warrior. She brings an incredibly important perspective as provider, patient and parent. Dr. Lund shares with us how the support she received throughout her childhood had a positive impact on her life and journey with hydrocephalus. From her wise words and experiences, you will leave this episode feeling empowered with actionable things you can do today. This message is so inspiring.

    [4:00] Mihja shares about her daughter

    [5:44] Dr. Kate introduces her self

    [8:05] Wally, the Facility Dog

    [9:36] Discussing support she received as a child

    [11:24] Working hard put her ahead of the game

    [13:00] Focusing on what you can do

    [14:19] Diagnosed with hydrocephalus when she was 4

    [15:53] Finding out she had 2 different kinds of tumors

    [17:15] A Child Life Specialist became her friend during a hospitalization

    [20:50] Katie shares how it is a choice who is in your room

    [23:12] Modeling interactions for our children

    [25:54] Understanding and appreciating differences

    [27:46] The stakes are high with parenting

    [29:19] Be open to connecting with your child’s experiences

    [31:25] Watching your child’s passions emerge

    [34:30] Helping your children find their happy place

    [35:50] Communicating your child’s needs

    [38:24] Finding her voice

    [40:00] Sitting with you reality

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