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.
Cognition and Language: A Series in Psycholinguistics
As bilingual individuals enter the educational system and the clinical
landscape, they struggle with intricate, often painful questions of
identity, culture, and assimilation. Professionals working with these
individuals need to complement their knowledge of specific cultural issues
with the psychological processes that all bilingual speakers share. The
Bilingual Mind: Thinking, Feeling, and Speaking in Two Languages fills a
critical gap in the cross-cultural literature by illuminating the bilingual
experience in both its social and clinical contexts.