5 Years and 50 Contractors: Luba’s Story with Luba Patlakh Kaplun, ms ccc-slp


What we discuss: 

  • How she transitioned from broadcast journalism to speech-language pathology
  • What made Luba decide to start her own practice
  • The lessons she’s learned from growing her practice 
  • Transitioning into telepractice within a two day period


Guest: Luba Patlakh Kaplun, MS CCC-SLP
Luba has been working with children for over 10 years. She is a certified Special Instructor (SI) & licensed Speech Language-Pathologist via the Pennsylvania Department of Education & Professional Affairs. Luba specializes in Child Development and Pediatric Educational & Emotional Support.
“My goal is to enrich the lives of children who need support & to help ensure their educational & daily life goals and accomplishments are possible!”


Host: Jena H. Castro-Casbon, MS CCC-SLP
Jena H. Castro-Casbon, MS, CCC-SLP, is a private-practice consultant who has helped thousands of speech-language pathologists start and grow their own private practices through her company, The Independent Clinician.  She has written articles for The ASHA Leader and Presented at ASHA Connect (2017).You’ll find her online in the SLP Private Practice Beginners Facebook Group and in her premium programs, The Start Your Private Practice System and the Grow Your Private Practice Coaching Program.

Jena lives in Boston, MA and is a wife and mama to two young boys. 



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