Freeda Thong

Speech Pathologist | Youthrive, Springfield

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Freeda is a certified Speech Pathologist and a Practicing Member and Queensland Branch Representative Member of Speech Pathology Australia. She has a fond interest in speech sound disorders, early language and literacy learning difficulties in children.

Freeda is passionate about communication being a vital mode of providing meaningful interactions between all humans, and feels honoured to be able to uniquely facilitate this tool of communication.

“I am most passionate about working collaboratively with families and other professionals to provide clients with a holistic therapeutic approach to reaching and troubleshooting goals, as well as celebrating outcomes as a team.”

Read Freeda’s parenting articles:

Dysphagia, a difficult diagnosis to swallow

Why bilingualism matters!


Training Courses

  • Two-day workshop on phonological disorders
  • Read and Grow Training
  • Abecedarian Training
  • 1-2-3 Magic Training
  • Key word sign training

I am passionate about working with paediatric populations and families to help build capacity and provide them with needed supports utilising a family-centred care approach.