Dr. Karin Wiefferink
Karin Wiefferink works as senior researcher at the Dutch Foundation for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Child (NSDSK). She is involved in studies on language development and in studies on social-emotional development of deaf and hard of hearing children. Karin defended her PhD thesis in 2012 on the development of children with cochlear implants, under the supervision of Carolien Rieffe and Johan Frijns.
"Most children with CI have a better language development than children without a CI. It can be expected that a better language development has a positive influence on social-emotional development."