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Lucyna Lach, Ph.D.
Chercheur régulier
CRIR - Centre de réadaptation MAB-Mackay du CIUSSS COIM
T 514 398-7050
F 514 398-4760
lucy.lach@mcgill.ca

Formation

  • B.A., sociologie (honneurs), Université de Toronto, Toronto ON, 1984
  • M.S.W., travail social, Université de Toronto, Toronto ON, 1986
  • Ph.D., travail social, Université de Toronto, Toronto ON, 2003

Position

  • Professeure agrégée, École de service social, Université McGill
  • Chercheure régulière, CRIR - Centre de réadaptation MAB-Mackay du CIUSSS COIM

Intérêts de recherche

Adaptation psychologique et qualité de vie des enfants avec épilepsie; enfants avec maladie chronique et incapacités et leur famille

Publications récentes   

Shikako-Thomas, K., Bogossian, A., Lach, L.M., Shevell, M. & Majnemer, A. (sous presse 2013). Parents' perspectives on the quality of life of adolescents with cerebral palsy: trajectory, choices and hope. Disability & Rehabilitation.

Shikako-Thomas, K., Shevell, M., Lach, L., Law, M., Schmitz, N., Poulin, C. & Majnemer, A. (sous presse 2013). Are you doing what you want to do? Leisure preferences of adolescents with cerebral palsy. Developmental Neurorehabilitation.

Brossard-Racine, M., Waknin, J., Shikako-Thomas, K., Shevell, M., Poulin, C., Lach, L.M., ... the Quala Group (2013). Behavioral difficulties in adolescents with cerebral palsy. Journal of Child Neurology, 28(1), 27-33.

Majnemer, A., Shikako-Thomas, K., Shevell, M., Poulin, C., Lach, L., Law, M., ... & group, T. Q. (2013). The relationship between manual ability and mbulation in adolescents with cerebral palsy. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 33(2), 243-252.

Manor, L., Streiner, D.L., Yam, W.K., Rosenbaum, P.L., Verhey, L.H., Lach, L.M., & Ronen, G.M. (2013). Age-related variables in childhood epilepsy: How do they relate to each other and to quality of life? Epilepsy & Behavior, 26(1), 71-74.

Shikako-Thomas, K., Shevell, M., Schmitz, N., Lach, L., Law, M., Poulin, C. & Majnemer, A. (2013). Determinants of participation in leisure activities among adolescents with cerebral palsy. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 34(9), 2621-2634.

Shikako-Thomas, K., Shevell, M., Lach, L.M., Law, M., Schmitz, N., Poulin, C., ... the Quala Group (2013). Picture me playing-A portrait of participation and enjoyment of leisure activities in adolescents with cerebral palsy. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 34(3), 1001-1010.

Arim, R.G., Garner, R.E., Brehaut, J.C., Lach, L.M., Mackenzie, M.J., Rosenbaum, P.L. & Kohen, D.E. (2012). Contextual influences of parenting behaviors for children with neurodevelopmental disorders: Results from a Canadian national survey. Disability and Rehabilitation, 34(26), 2222-2233.

Elliott, I., Kadis, D.S., Lach, L.M., Olds, J., McCleary, L., Whiting, S., ... Smith, M.L. (2012). Quality of life in young adults who underwent resective surgery for epilepsy in childhood. Epilepsia, 53(9), 1577-1586.

Kuo, Y.C. & Lach, L.M. (2012). Life decisions of Taiwanese women who care for a sibling with cerebral palsy. Health Care for Women International, 33(7), 646-665.  

Brehaut, J.C., Garner, R.E., Miller, A.R., Lach, L.M., Klassen, A.F., Rosenbaum, P.L., et al. (2011). Changes over time in the health of caregivers of children with health problems: Growth-curve findings from a 10-year Canadian population-based study. American Journal of Public Health, 101(12), 2308-2316.

Cimino, T., Lach, L.M., Mechan, K., Saini, M., Nimigon-Young, J., McNeill, T., et al. (2011). Quality of abstracts in the context of a systematic review on parenting of children with chronic health conditions and disabilities. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work, 8(4), 369-378.

Hum, K.M., Smith, M.L., Lach, L.M. & Elliott, I.M. (2010). Self-perceptions of social function 2 years after pediatric epilepsy surgery. Epilepsy & Behavior, 17(3), 354-359.

Lach, L.M., Elliott, I., Giecko, T., Olds, J., Snyder, T., McCleary, L., et al. (2010). Patient-reported outcome of pediatric epilepsy surgery: Social inclusion or exclusion as young adults? Epilepsia, 51(10), 2089-2097.

Nicholas, D., Patershuk, C., Koller, D., Bruce-Barrett, C., Lach, L.M., Zlotnik Shaul, R., et al. (2010). Pandemic planning in pediatric care: A website policy review and national survey data. Health Policy, 96(2), 134-142.

Nicholas, D.B., Lach, L.M., King, G., Scott, M., Boydell, K., Sawatzky, B.J., et al. (2010). Contrasting Internet and face-to-face focus groups for children with chronic health conditions: Outcomes and participant experiences. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 9(1), 105-121.

Ronen, G.M., Streiner, D.L., Verhey, L.H., Lach, L.M., Boyle, M.H., Cunningham, C.E., Rosenbaum, P.L. & North American Pediatric Epilepsy QOL Research Group.(2010). Disease characteristics and psychosocial factors: explaining the expression of quality of life in childhood epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior, 18(1-2), 88-93.

Brehaut, J.C., Kohen, D.E., Garner, R.E., Miller, A.R., Lach, L.M., Klassen, A.F., et al. (2009). Health among caregivers of children with health problems: Findings from a Canadian population-based study. American Journal of Public Health, 99(7), 1254-1262.

Lach, L.M. (2009). Social challenges among children and adolescents with intractable epilepsy. In J.W. Wheless, L.J. Willmore & R.A. Brumback (Eds.), Advanced Therapy in Epilepsy (pp. 453-459). Shelton CT: PMPH-USA.

Lach, L.M., Kohen, D., Garner, R., Brehaut, J., Miller, A., Klassen, A., et al. (2009). The health and psychosocial functioning of caregivers of children with neurodevelopmental disorders. Disability and Rehabilitation, 31(8), 607-618.

Shikako-Thomas, K., Lach, L.M., Majnemer, A., Nimigon, J., Cameron, K., & Shevell, M. (2009). Quality of life from the perspective of adolescents with cerebral palsy: "I just think I'm a normal kid, I just happen to have a disability". Quality of Life Research, 18(7), 825-832.

Elliott, I.M., Lach, L.M., Kadis, D.S. & Smith, M.L. (2008). Psychosocial outcomes in children two years after epilepsy surgery: Has anything changed? Epilepsia, 49(4), 634-641.

Shikako-Thomas, K., Majnemer, A., Law, M. & Lach, L.M. (2008). Determinants of participation in leisure activities in children and youth with cerebral palsy: Systematic review. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 28(2), 155-169.


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