In grade school, no one would have ever guessed I'd grow up to become a linguist-- I was the kid who got Cs in French and couldn't produce a trill to save my life! I went to university majoring in civil engineering-- relieved that there was no language requirement for that major. But I ended up switching to geophysics, thinking that it would be less restrictive than engineering, and that it would allow me to spend more time in the mountains (which turned out to be wishful thinking)...Read more
The Cambridge Handbook of Communication Disorders examines the full range of developmental and acquired communication disorders and provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the epidemiology, aetiology and clinical features of these disorders.
Ozbib: A Linguistic Bibliography of Aboriginal Australia and the Torres Strait Islands
This bibliography aims to include all published works on Australiana and Torres Strait Islands languages and linguistics, with the addition of relevant theses. There is a natural watershed in the listing, in that prior to 1959 emphasis is on vocabularies, texts, or songs, whereas for the past 40 years the emphasis is on linguistics and applied linguistics: analysis and comparisons, dictionaries and grammars, surveys, works on bilingual education, language policy, pidgins and crioles and Aboriginal English.