Dr. Seth Warschausky

Seth A. Warschausky, PhD

Director, Michigan Adapted Cognitive Assessment Laboratory
Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Pediatric Clinical Psychologist


Dr. Warschausky is a Professor and pediatric neuropsychologist in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Michigan. He is Director of the University’s NIH-CTSA Children’s Neurodevelopmental Assessment Core. He is founding Director of the Michigan Adapted Cognitive Assessment Laboratory (M-ACAL), which has supported studies on the use of computerized cognitive assessments for children and adolescents who have physical and speech impairments. He is Co-PI on a multi-site R01 that is refining and validating an infant-toddler developmental tracking instrument intended to be used in future early identification and neuroimaging research. Dr. Warschausky is on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, Rehabilitation Psychology and the Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine. He serves on the Science Advisory Council of the Cerebral Palsy Foundation. Dr. Warschausky served as a member of the NIH/AACPDM Common Data Elements workgroup for Cerebral Palsy.

Areas of Practice

  • Pediatric traumatic brain injury
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • Learning disabilities and other childhood neurodevelopmental condition


Medical School or Training

Wayne State University, Clinical Psychology, 1989

Professional Organizations

American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Disorders

American Psychological Association, International

Neuropsychological Society

Research Interests

  • Neuropsychology of cerebral palsy
  • Neuropsychological effects of pediatric traumatic brain injury
  • Neuropsychological effects of sleep disorders in children with cleft conditions