Building A Practice with School Contracts with Tara vining


Tara Vining, SLP showed incredible promise as a travel therapist that helped her secure her first school contract. Her private practice benefited from her wide variety of experiences in different speech pathology settings, in-person and teletherapy. Currently her practice is mostly centered on contracting with public schools and a small but growing faction of outpatient clients. She is a strong proponent of pursuing continuing education to bolster business savvy and community impact.

Here’s What We Discuss:

  • Her high praise of school contracts and their advantages
  • Her financial advice for starting your private practice
  • How her mentors have influenced her to adopt effective business practices and her positive outlook
  • Jena’s perspective on starting and growing your business

Tara vining, SLP


Tara Helwig Vining is the Owner & CEO of Tara Helwig Enterprises, LLC and has been doing business as TeleVine Therapy located in New Philadelphia, OH. She has been serving school districts, nursing homes, hospitals, teletherapy, and home health agencies for 8.5 years. She has treated aphasia, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, neck cancer, dysphagia, motor speech disorders, voice disorders, cognitive deficits, Angelman syndrome, fetal alcohol syndrome, autism spectrum disorder, CHARGE syndrome, learning disabilities, hearing disabilities, auditory processing disorders, apraxia of speech, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, intellectual disabilities, expressive & receptive language disorders, emotional disabilities, behavioral difficulties, phonological awareness, oral motor disorders, articulation disorders, social language difficulties, and augmentative and alternative communication.  

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. 

Sponsored By: School Contracts Simplified


Get Contracts with Private, Public, Charter Schools for Consistent Income with Shanell Latta. One of the best ways to grow your private practice is to obtain contracts with public and private schools.

Whether you want to provide direct service or serve as a consultant, this is an excellent way to boost your income without increasing your overhead.

Includes TWO Free Bonuses: Sample Contract and Invoice

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