Children with cochlear implant, hearing impairment and normal hearing


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  • Huttunen, K. & Välimaa, T. (2010). Parents’ views on changes of their child’s communication and linguistic and socio-emotional development after cochlear implantation. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, doi:10.1093/deafed/enq029.
  • Huttunen, K. & Välimaa, T. (2012). Perceptions of parents and speech and language therapists on the effects of paediatric cochlear implantation and habilitation and education following it. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 47(2), 184–196.
  • Kanto, L., Huttunen, K. & Laakso, M-L. (2013). Relationship between the linguistic environments and early bilingual language development of hearing children in  Deaf-parented families. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 18, 242-260. doi:10.1093/deafed/ens071
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  • Välimaa, T., Kunnari, S., & Jokela, H. (2010). Sisäkorvaistutetta käyttävien lasten morfosyntaktiset taidot: monitapaustutkimus. Puhe ja kieli, 3, 157–169. [Välimaa, T., Kunnari, S., & Jokela, H. (2010). Morphosyntactic skills of three children with a cochlear implant: A multi-case study. Speech and Language, 3, 157–169.]  


  • Huttunen, K. (2008). Development of speech intelligibility and narrative abilities and their interrelationship three and five years after paediatric cochlear implantation. International Journal of Audiology, 47 (Suppl. 2), S38–S46.


  • Huttunen, K. & Sorri, M. (2001). Long-term outcome of early childhood hearing impairments in northern Finland. Scandinavian Audiology , 30 (Suppl. 52), 106–108
  • Huttunen, K. & Sorri, M. (2004). Methodological aspects of assessing speech intelligibility among children with impaired hearing. Acta Otolaryngologica, 124, 490–494
  • Huttunen, K., Sorri, M. & Välimaa T. (2003). Parents’ views of their children’s habilitation after cochlear implantation. In Measuring the immeasurable? Proceedings of a conference on quality of life of deaf children, The Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK, 17 May 2002 (pp. 8796). Oxford: Hughes Associates.