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EP54 - Navigating an ADHD Diagnosis for Your Child
10th May 2022 • I AM MOM Parenting Podcast • Dimple Arora & Shaista Fatehali
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This is such a beautiful and reassuring episode.  We spoke to Tara for a conversation about navigating her son’s diagnosis with ADHD, which stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.  Listen to learn more about recognizing the symptoms, getting the diagnosis and strategies to cope afterward.

 Be sure to listen for (32 min):

  • Symptoms associated with ADHD
  • First signs that Tara noticed with her son
  • Coping strategies that Tara has implemented in her home and at school to help her son
  • and family cope
  • Steps to take towards receiving the diagnosis
  • What to consider when trying medications
  • What Tara has learned from this experience and wants other parents to know

About Our Guest:

Tara Filteau is the founder and Executive Director of Mother Daughter Empower, a nonprofit on a mission to empower the next generation of young girls. Before launching the organization, Tara managed events as well as community outreach and fundraising campaigns for some of Canada’s largest corporations and not-for-profit organizations. She takes pride in being a wife, mom of three and a parent & education advocate who is dedicated to leading a life filled with both passion and purpose.

Be sure to connect with Mother Daughter Empower!

To attend the Mother Daughter Empower Conference on May 29th, 2022 in Vaughan, Ontario, use the

discount code IAMMOM20 on the website to get 20% off your tickets.


About the Hosts:

About Dimple Arora – Founder of Mindful Evolution

Dimple Arora is the founder of Mindful Evolution (ME) — a parenting movement that aims to empower parents and their kids towards positive transformation and life changing thought, one emotion and one choice at a time.

Dimple is an expert in women and teen empowerment and specializes in helping individuals reduce the debilitating effects of stress and anxiety using mindfulness, nutrition, EFT tapping and other energy psychology modalities. Dimple is a Certified Life Coach, EFT and NLP Practitioner, Holistic Nutritionist and Energy Therapist. She holds degrees in mathematics, business, and education and was previously employed in the corporate world and as a high school math teacher.

You can book a complimentary coaching call with Dimple on her website at and connect with her on social media. 



About Shaista Fatehali – Founder of Thrive Kids

Shaista Fatehali is the founder of Thrive Kids BC where she works with children and families to help nurture connection, empower a sense of self - worth and discover what is needed for individual families to thrive. Shaista is a speaker and the author of the children’s book BACK HOME; which has received accolades nationwide. She is a certified children’s and parent life coach and works with clients to build soft skills such as interpersonal awareness, effective communication, emotional agility emotional regulation, problem solving, transition planning and mindfulness . As a teacher and mother of two young girls, her true passion lies in giving her children, her students and clients the tools to reach their most true authentic selves.

To book a complimentary call with Shaista or to learn more about Shaista and the programs she offers at Thrive Kids BC, please visit her website at


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