Baden Gaeke Franz 

Session: Ten Things Autistic People Wish You Knew

In this session, Baden explores common misconceptions about autism, explanations of how autistic people see the world, and best practices for working and interacting with autistic people. The session will end with a question and answer period in which you can ask any questions you have about autism, autistic culture, and neurodiversity.

Baden Gaeke Franz is an autistic self-advocate and Manitoba chapter president of Autistics United Canada: a grassroots organization by and for autistic people. They have presented to Manitoba government clinical staff, consulted on accessibility legislation, and wrote documents for the United Nations.