Monday, 28 December 2009

new blog needs readers

part of the transition to the wordpress blog,

needs readers to sign-up ..... previously, we sent e-mails automatically to members (up to 20) every time we posted, readers and SASH members can opt-in...

and let us know what you think about the new blog....and sent us news and ideas to fill our pages.....

Friday, 25 December 2009

2010 seasonal

next time, in 2010, we will in a new blog

Wednesday, 9 December 2009

NEW LINK for counsellors USA

we have a new link
which is USA based web-site for counsellors in the USA. is based in Mahwah, NJ in the United States of America and is part of a network of sites including,,,,,, and

There is a section on Speech Disorders.

More to follow on this....probably after we have moved on to our new wordpress blog....


Monday, 7 December 2009


speakability Lindsey Coleman, Aphasia Projects Assistant , sent us a quiz..............................

1.How does Santa carry his toys?

A)In a suitcase
B)In a Pickfords’ lorry
C)In a sack
D)In a carrier bag

2.In the carol “On the First Day of Christmas” which is the correct line?

A)Eight ladies dancing..
B)Eight swans a-swimming..
C)Eight maids a-milking..
D)Eight lords a-leaping..

3.What is Frosty the Snowman’s nose made of?

A)A carrot
B)A button
C)A piece of coal
D)A Satsuma

4.Which ocean is Christmas Island in?

A)Indian Ocean
B)Pacific Ocean
C)Arctic Ocean
D)Atlantic Ocean

5.Which is the biggest selling Christmas record of all time?

A)Jingle Bells
B)Silent Night
C)So here it is, Merry Christmas!
D)White Christmas

6.What do French children leave by the fire on Christmas Eve?

A)A stocking
B)A pillow-case
C)Their shoes
D)A basket

7.In “A Christmas Carol”, how many ghosts visited Scrooge?

A) 2
B) 3
C) 4
D) 5

8. In the Ukraine, what does it mean if they find a spider’s web in the
house on Christmas Day?

A)Good Luck
B)They will be rich.
C)Bad Luck
D)The maid didn’t clean the house properly on Christmas Eve.

9 What did Tom Smith invent in 1846?

A)Christmas cards
B)Christmas Tree lights
C)Garden Gnomes
D)Christmas Crackers

10 Add Up:
Snow White’s Dwarves
Babes in the Wood
The Little Pigs attacked by the Big Bad Wolf
The number of sparrows who killed Cock Robin?

How many altogether?
C)12 D) 14

11.In the song, “I’m dreaming of a White Christmas”, what are the children listening to hear?

A)The church bells ringing in the snow
B)The robins singing in the snow
C)The sleigh bells in the snow
D)Santa belching in the snow.

12.What were the first artificial Christmas Trees made from?

A)Goose Feathers
C)Chicken Feathers

13. Victoria and Albert enjoyed Christmas. How many children did they


14. Which of these companies was the first to use Santa Claus in their

A)Pepsi Cola
C)Coca Cola

15.Who was kissing Santa Claus under the mistletoe?

C)Gracie Fields
D)‘The Mummy’ from the British Museum

16.In the old favourite Christmas film, “It’s a Wonderful Life” who played the part of George Bailey?

A)James Stewart
B)Bing Crosby
C)Cary Grant
D)The Three Stooges

17 “O Tidings of Comfort and Joy!” is a line from which Christmas

A)Deck the Halls
B)Ding Dong Merrily on High
C)The First Nowell
D)God Rest You Merry Gentlemen!

18What was Brenda Lee doing around the Christmas Tree?


19As carol singers finish, they sing “We wish you a Merry Christmas”.
What sort of dessert do they ask for?

A)Plum Pudding
B)Christmas Pudding
C)Figgy Pudding
D)Spotted Richard.

20When do the Dutch celebrate Christmas?

A)6th December
B)24th December
C)25th December
D)6th January