Vue d'une affiche scientifique

Publications

  • Wittich, W., Houtekier, C., & Cantin, S. (accepted). Supporting knowledge transfer for low vision interventions through an online directory of validated assessment tools, Canadian Journal of Optometry
  • Phillips, N., Andrews, M., Chertkow, H., Pichora-Fuller, M.K., Rockwood, K., & Wittich, W. (in press). Clinical judgement is paramount when performing cognitive screening during COVID-19, Journal of the American Geriatrics Societ . [Lien]
  • Fraser, S., Lagacé, M, Bongué, B., Ndeye, N., Guyot, J., Bechard, L., Garcia, L., Taler, V., Members of the CCNA Social Inclusion and Stigma Working Group ¥, Adam, S., Beaulieu, M., Bergeron, C.D., Boudjemadi, V., Desmette, D., Donizzetti, A. R., Éthier, S., Garon, S., Gillis, M., Levasseur, M., Lortie-Lussier, M., Marier, P., Robitaille, A., Sawchuk, K., Lafontaine, C., & Tougas, F. (in press). Ageism and COVID-19: What does our society’s response say about us? Age and Ageing, afaa097, [Lien]

    ¥ Members of the CCNA Social Inclusion and Stigma Working Group: Melissa Andrew, Melanie Bayly, Jennifer Bethell, Alison Chasteen, Valerie Elliot, Rachel Herron, Inbal Itzhak, August Kortzman, Colleen Maxwell, Kathy McGilton, Laura Middleton, Debra Morgan, Megan O'Connell, Hannah O'Rourke, Natalie Phillips, Margaret Pichora-Fuller, Kayla Wallace & Walter Wittich
  • Hunter, S.W., Meyer, C., Divine, A., Hill, K., Johnson, A., Wittich, W., Holmes, J. (in press). The experiences of people with Alzheimer’s dementia and their caregivers in acquiring and using a mobility aid: a qualitative study, Disability & Rehabilitation,  [Lien]
  • *Morrice, E., Hughes, J., Stark, Z., Wittich, W., & Johnson, A. (accepted). Validation of the International Reading Speed Texts in a Canadian Sample, Optometry & Vision Science
  • Mick, P., *Hämäläinen, A., Kolisang, L., Pichora-Fuller, M.K., Phillips, N., Guthrie, D., Wittich, W. (accepted). The prevalence of hearing and vision loss in older Canadians: An analysis of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging, Canadian Journal on Aging, [Lien]
  • *Lorenzini, M.-C., *Hämäläinen, A., & Wittich, W. (in press). Factors related to the use of a head-mounted display for individuals with low vision, Disability & Rehabilitation [Lien]
  • *Martiniello, N., *Lehane, C., Eisenbarth, W., Johnson, A. & Wittich, W. (in press). Exploring the use of smartphones and tablets among people with visual impairments: Are mainstream devices replacing the use of traditional visual aids? Assistive Technology. [Lien]
  • *Lorenzini, M.-C. & Wittich W. (accepted). Factors related to the use of magnifying low vision aids: A scoping review, Disability & Rehabilitation, [Lien]
  • Jaiswal, A., Aldersey, H., Wittich, W., Mirza, M. & Finlayson, M. (accepted). Identifying contextual factors that influence participation of persons with deafblindness in India using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • *St.Amour, L., Jarry, J., & Wittich, W. (accepted). The audibility of low vision devices with speech output used by older adults with dual sensory impairment, Optometry & Vision Science
  • Simcock, P. & Wittich, W. (accepted). Are older deafblind people being left behind? A narrative review of literature on deafblindness through the lens of the United Nations Principles for Older People, Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, 41(3) or (4)
  • Campos, J., Höbler, F., Bitton, E., Labreche, T., McGilton, K.S., & Wittich, W. (in press). Screening for Vision Impairments in Individuals with Dementia Living in Long-Term Care: A Scoping Review, Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 68(3), (DOI 10.3233/JAD-181129)
  • *Fraser, S., Southall, K., & Wittich, W. (in press). Exploring Professionals’ Experiences in the Rehabilitation of Older Clients with Dual-Sensory Impairment, Canadian Journal on Aging, 38(4) (https://doi.org/10.1017/S0714980819000035)
  • Jaiswal, A., Aldersey, H., Wittich, W., Mirza, M. & Finlayson, M. (in press). Meaning and experiences of participation: A phenomenological study with persons with deafblindness in India, Disability & Rehabilitation, [Lien]
  • Cantin, S., de Abreu Cybis, W., Trudeau, S., Poncet, F., Wittich, W., & Wanet-Defalque, M.-C. (2019). Assessment of a communication assistive technology for deafblind individuals: A case study, Journal of Deafblind Studies on Communication, 5(1), 73-95.
  • Höbler, F., Argueta-Warden, X., Rodríguez-Monforte, M., Escrig-Pinol, A., Wittich, W., & McGilton, K.S. (2018). Exploring the sensory screening experiences of nurses working in long-term care homes with residents who have dementia: a qualitative study. BMC Geriatrics, 18(1), 235, [Lien]
  • Mick, P., Parfyonov, M., Wittich, W., Phillips, N., Pichora-Fuller, K., Guthrie, D. (2018). Associations Between Sensory Loss and Social Networks, Participation, Support and Loneliness, Canadian Family Physician, 64(1), e33-41 [Lien]
  • Jaiswal, A., Aldersye, H., Wittich, W., Mirza, M., Finlayson, M. (accepted). Participation experiences of people with deafblindness or dual sensory loss: A scoping review of global deafblind literature, PLOS ONE
  • Duquette, J. Loiselle, J., Fréchette, C., Déry, L., Senécal, M.-J., Wittich, W., & Wante-Defalque, M.-C. (accepted). Reliability and validity of the Canadian French ecological adaptation of the weighted version of the Melbourne Low-Vision ADL Index, Disability & Rehabilitation, [Lien]
  • Cantin, S., Duquette, J., Dutrisac, F., Ponton, L., Courchesne, M., de Abreu Cybis, W., Montisci, K., Wittich, W., & Wanet-Defalque, M.-C. (accepted). Charles Bonnet Syndrome: Development and Validation of a Multi-Dimensional Descriptive Screening Questionnaire, Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology
  • Gavouyère, B, Houtekier, C, & Wittich, W. (accepted). A Community of Practice for Deafblindness: Exchanging Knowledge and Rehabilitation Practices, Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness
  • Quigley, M., Powell, I., & Wittich, W. (2018). Increased axial length corresponds to decreased retinal light dose: A parsimonious explanation for decreasing AMD risk in myopia Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 59(10), 3852-3857 [Lien]
  • Wittich, W., *St. Amour, L., Jarry, J. & Seiple, W. (2018). Test Re-test Variability of a Standardized Low Vision Lighting Assessment, Optometry & Vision Science, 95(9), 852-858 [Lien]
  • Wittich, W., *Lorenzini, M.- C., Markowitz, S., Tolentino, M., Gartner, S., Goldstein, J., & Dagnelie, G. (2018). The effect of a head-mounted low vision device on visual function, Optometry & Vision Science, 95(9), 774-784 [Lien]
  • Hofsöe, S.M., *Lehane, C.M., Wittich, W., Hilpert, P. & Dammeyer, J. (in press). Interpersonal Communication and Psychological Well-Being Among Couples Coping With Sensory Loss: The Mediating Role of Perceived Spouse Support. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. [Lien]
  • Wittich, W., Jarry, J., *Morrice, E., & Johnson, A. (2018). Effectiveness of the Apple iPad as a spot reading magnifier, Optometry & Vision Science, 95(9), 704-710. [Lien]
  • Martiniello, N., Wittich, W., & Jarry, A. (2018). The perception and use of technology within braille instruction: A study of braille-teaching professionals, British Journal of Visual Impairment, 36(3), 195-206 [Lien]
  • Lehane, C.M., Nielsen, T., Wittich, W., Langer, S. & Dammeyer, J. (2018). Couples coping with sensory loss: A dyadic study of the roles of self- and perceived partner-acceptance, British Journal of Health Psychology, 23, 646–664 [Lien]
  • Guthrie, D. M., Davidson, J., Williams, N., Campos, J., Hunter, K., P., Orange, J.B., Pichora-Fuller, K., Phillips, N., Savundranayagam, M., & Wittich, W. (2018). Combined impairments in vision, hearing and cognition are associated with greater levels of functional and communication difficulties than cognitive impairment alone: Analysis of interRAI data for home care and long-term care recipients in Ontario, PLOS ONE, 13(2):e0192971 (DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0192971) [Lien]
  • Lehane, C.M., Dammeyer, J., & Wittich W. (2019). Intra- and inter-personal effects of coping on the psychological well-being of adults with sensory loss and their spouses, Disability & Rehabilitation, 41(7), 796-807 [Lien]
  • *Lehane, C.M., Hofsöe, S.M., Wittich, W., & Dammeyer, J. (2018). Mental health and spouse support among older couples living with sensory loss, Journal of Aging and Health, 30(8), 1205-1223 [Lien]
  • Mick, P., Parfyonov, M., Wittich, W., Phillips, N., & Pichora-Fuller, K. (2018). Associations Between Sensory Loss and Social Networks, Participation, Support and Loneliness, Canadian Family Physician, 64(1), e33-41
  • Wittich, W., Höbler, F., Jarry, J, & McGilton, K.S. (2018). Recommendations for successful sensory screening in older adults with dementia in long-term care: A qualitative environmental scan of Canadian specialists, BMJ Open 2018;8:e019451. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019451)
  • Southall, K., Tuazon, J.R., Djokhdem, A.H., van den Heuvel, E.A., Wittich, W., & Jutai, J.W. (2017). Assessing the stigma content of urinary incontinence intervention outcome measures, Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering, 4, 1-13. [Lien]
  • Laroche, L., Labbé, C.-A., Benoît, C., St-Pierre-Lussier, F. & Wittich, W. (2017). Current use of contracted and un-contracted French braille in Quebec, Canada, British Journal of Visual Impairment, 35(3), 232-246
  • Jarry, A., Chapdelaine, C., Kurniawan, S., & Wittich, W. (2017). Blind Adults’ Perspectives on Technical Problems and Solutions When Using Technology, Journal of Blindness Innovation & Research, 7(1), Retrieved from https://nfb.org/images/nfb/publications/jbir/jbir17/jbir070102.html [Lien]
  • Johnson, A., Woods-Fry, H., & Wittich, W. (2017). Effects of Magnification on Emotion Perception in Patients with Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 58, 2520-2526, DOI:10.1167/iovs.16-21349 [Lien]
  • *Morrice, E., Johnson, A., Marinier, J.-A., & Wittich, W. (2017). Assessment of the Apple iPad as a low-vision reading aid, Eye, 31, 865–871 () [Lien]
  • Kamga, H., McCusker, J., Yaffe, M., Cole, M., Sewitch, M., Sussman, T., Strumpf, E., Olivier, S., Wittich, W., Moghadaszadeh, S., & Freeman, E.E. (2017). Self-care tools to treat depressive symptoms in patients with age-related eye disease: A randomized controlled clinical trial, Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 45(4), 371-378.  [Lien]
  • Wittich, W., Jarry, J., Barstow, E. & Thomas, A. (2017). Vision and Hearing Impairment and Occupational Therapy Education: Needs and Current Practice, British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 80(6), 384-391 - 'Editor choice' article  (DOI: 10.1177/0308022616684853)
  • Bitton, E., Courey, C., Giancola, P., Diaconu, V., Wise, J. & Wittich, W. (2017). The effects of LATISSE® (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution) 0.03% on the ocular surface, Clinical & Experimental Optometry. 100(6), 583-589 (DOI:10.1111/cxo.12507)
  • Parfyonov, M., Mick, P., Pichora-Fuller, K. & Wittich, W. (2016). Association between sensory loss and social outcomes: A preliminary report, Canadian Acoustics, 44 (3), 124-125. [Lien]
  • Lehane, C. M., Wittich, W., & Dammeyer, J. (2016). Couples’ Experience of Sensory Loss: A Research and Rehabilitation Imperative. The Hearing Journal69(8), 34-36. [Lien]
  • *Rassi, S.Z., Saint-Amour, D., & Wittich, W. (2016). Drug-Induced Deficits in Color Perception: Implications for Vision Rehabilitation Professionals, Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 110(6), 448-453 [Lien]
  • Wittich, W., Jarry, J., Groulx, G., Southall, K., & Gagné, J.-P. (2016). Rehabilitation and Research Priorities in Deafblindness for the Next Decade, Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness(Online), 110(6), 448. [Lien]
  • McGilton, K., Höbler, F., Campos, J., Dupuis, K., Labreche, T., Guthrie, D.M., Jarry, J., Singh, G. & Wittich, W. (2016). Hearing and vision screening tools for long-term care residents with dementia: Protocol for a scoping review, BMJ Open, 6:e011945. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011945. (Lien bientôt)
  • *Fraser, S., Kenyon, V., Lagacé, M., Wittich, W., & Southall, K. (2016). Stereotypes Associated With Age-related Conditions and Assistive Device Use in Canadian Media, The Gerontologist, 56(6), 1023–1032 (DOI: 10.1093/geront/gnv094)
  • Wittich, W. & *Nadon, C. (2017). The Purdue Pegboard Test: Normative Data for Older Adults with Low Vision, Disability & Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 12(3), 272–279 [Lien]
  • Wittich,W., Southall, K. & Johnson, A. (2016). Usability of assistive listening devices by older adults with low vision. Disability & Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 11(7), 564-571.[Lien]
  • Boxerman, H., Wittich,W. & Overbury, O. (2015). Charles Bonnet Syndrome in older adults with age-related macular degeneration: Its relationship to depression and mild cognitive impairment. British Journal of Visual Impairment, 33(1) 19-30. [Lien]
  • Demers, M., Thomas, A., Wittich,W. & McKinley, P.A. (2015). Implementing a novel dance intervention inrehabilitation: Perceived barriers and facilitators. Disability and Rehabilitation, 37(12), 1066-1072. [Lien]
  • Fraser, S.A., Wittich,W., Johnson, A. & Overbury, O. (2015). Critical success factors in awareness ofand choice towards low vision rehabilitation. Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics, 35(1), 81-89. [Lien]
  • Murphy, C., Duponsel, N., Huang, X.S., Wittich,W., Koenekoop, R.K., & Overbury, O. (2015). Retinal disorders and sleep disorders: Are they genetically related? Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 109(5), 359-370. [Lien]
  • Wittich,W., Jarry, J., Barstow, E., & Thomas, A. (2015). Screening for sensory impairment in older adults: Training and practice of occupational therapists in Québec. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 82(5), 283-293. [Lien]
  • Bitton, E. & Wittich,W. (2014). Influence of eye position on the Schirmer tear test. Contact Lens & Anterior Eye, 37(4), 257-261. [Lien]
  • Wittich,W., Murphy, C. & Mulrooney, D. (2014). An adapted adult day centre for older adults with sensory impairment. British Journal of Visual Impairment, 32(3), 249-262. [Lien]
  • Wittich,W., Wanet-Defalque, M.C. & Overbury, O. (2014). Améliorer le continuum de soins et de services en bassevision : rapprocher l’ophtalmologie, l’optométrie et la réadaptation. Le point en administration des services de santé, 9(4), 13-19. [Lien]
  • Wittich,W., Canuto, A. & Overbury, O. (2013). Overcoming barriers to low-vision rehabilitation services: Improving the continuum of care. Canadian Journal of Ophtalmology, 48(6), 463-467. [Lien]
  • Wittich,W., Southall, K., Sikora, L., Watanabe, D.H. & Gagné, J.-P. (2013). What's in a name: Dual sensory impairment or deafblindness? British Journal of Visual Impairment, 31(3),198-207. [Lien]
  • Wittich,W., Watanabe, D.H., Scully, L. & Bergevin, M. (2013). Development and adaptation of anemployment-integration program for people who are visually impaired in Quebec,Canada. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 107(6), 481-496. [Lien]
  • Evers, P., Barber, P., & Wittich,W. (2012). Telephone Accessibility for Dual Sensory Impairment: A Case Study. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 106(1), 43-46. [Lien]
  • Laroche, L., Boulé, J. & Wittich,W. (2012). Reading Speed of Contracted French Braille. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 106(1), 37-42. [Lien]
  • Southall, K. & Wittich,W. (2012). Barriers to low vision rehabilitation: A qualitative approach. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 106(5),261-274. [Lien]
  • Stone, T., Santo, J.B. & Wittich,W. (2012). Mediating and moderating effects on the association between vision loss and depression among older adults. Insight: Research and Practice in Visual Impairment and BlindnessI(1), 30-37. [Lien]
  • Wittich,W., Watanabe, D.H. & Gagné, J.-P. (2012).  Dual Sensory Impairment Rehabilitation: A Clientele Profile. Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics, 32, 242–251.
  • McGraw, C.M., Déry, L. & Wittich,W. (2011). Fall Prevention through the Visual Impairment Detection Program. Insight: Research and Practice in Visual Impairment and Blindness, 4(2), 74-82.
  • Overbury, O. & Wittich,W. (2011). Barriers to Low Vision Rehabilitation – The Montreal Barriers Study. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 52(12), 8933-8938. [Lien]
  • Westaway, L., Wittich,W. & Overbury, O. (2011). Depression and burden in spouses of individuals with sensory impairment. Insight: Research and Practice in Visual Impairment and Blindness, 4(1), 29-36.
  • Wittich,W., Faubert, J., Watanabe, D.H., Kapusta, M.A. & Overbury, O. (2011). Spatial judgments in patients with retinitis pigmentosa. Vision Research, 51(1), 165-173. [Lien]
  • Wittich,W., Watanabe, D.H., Kapusta, M.A. & Overbury, O. (2011). Subjective perception of visual distortions or scotomas in individuals with retinitis pigmentosa. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 105(1), 50-55. [Lien]