It was about one and a half years ago that I finally I arrived where I had always wanted to be and do what I had always wanted-- teach students, support small language communities and conduct research on African languages on my doorstep. The University of Cape Town and my new colleagues welcomed my efforts to establish the Centre for African Language Diversity-- CALDi as well as The African Language Archive-- TALA and I was recently appointed the Mellon Research Chair: African Language Diversity this initiative. The main aim of CALDi is to train young African scholars in descriptive linguistics and open up space for research into African languages at UCT with the hopes of countering the dominance of African linguistics outside the continent. It has been a great challenge for which my whole career has been a form of preparation...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.
This collection is a resource book for those working with language disordered
clients in a range of languages. It collects together versions of the well-known
Language Assessment Remediation Screening Procedure (LARSP) prepared for
different languages. Starting with the original version for English, the book then
presents versions in more than a dozen other languages. Some of these are
likely to be encountered as home languages of clients by speech-language
therapists and pathologists working in the UK, Ireland, the US and Australia and
New Zealand. Others are included because they are major languages found
where speech-language pathology services are provided, but where no
grammatical profile already exists.