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Meet Elizabeth Drame: Head of UWM’s Department of Exceptional Education

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Jon Strelecki
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Tom Luljak and Elizabeth Drame

It’s estimated that one out of every 68 children in America have autism. Often it is diagnosed at ages 2 or 3. While a great deal has been learned about the condition in the past decade, experts have also realized that children of color often do not receive the diagnosis when they should.

On this edition of UWM Today, meet a UWM professor who has dedicated her career to the study of autism and other emotional and behavioral disorders. Elizabeth Drame is a professor and chair of UWM’s Department of Exceptional Education.

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Tom Luljak hosted UWM Today on WUWM for more than two decades and is the inaugural host of Curious Campus.