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.
The Southwest Pacific from Southern China through Indonesia, Australia and
the Pacific Islands constitutes the richest linguistic region of the world.
That rich resource cannot be taken for granted. Some of its languages
have already been lost; many more are under threat. The challenge is to
describe the languages that exist today and to adopt policies that will
support their maintenance.