Tami’s ‘Start’ Student Success Story: Tots, Trans Voice and now… Telepractice” with Tami teshima, MS ccc-slp


What we discuss: 

  • How Tami was laid off so she took it as a sign to start her own private practice
  • She joined Start Your Private Practice and we recorded this episode on the anniversary of her first year in private practice.
  • Tami loves working with young kids and also doing gender affirming voice and communication modification. 


Guest:  Tamiko “Tami” Teshima, M.A., CCC-SLP
Tami has worked with children ranging from preschoolers to high schoolers with a variety of needs including articulation/phonology, Autism Spectrum Disorder, expressive and receptive language delays, and fluency. In addition, she has worked with adults recovering from strokes and traumatic brain injuries in skilled nursing settings. Additionally, she works with individuals seeking gender-affirming voice modification. She, in partnership with Out on the Lakeshore, recently piloted a group-format class for individuals seeking these services as well. Other areas of interest include augmentative and alternative communication and early childhood intervention.


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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