Paige Layle on But Everyone Feels This Way

Curious Minds Author Talks


Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Wed, May 22 7:00 PM


Open to everyone, this author talk offers a sensory friendly environment for those in the neuro-diverse community or for anyone who may benefit from a more informal viewing atmosphere.

• Throughout the event, house lights will remain on a low level.

• No trailers will be shown.

• Audience members will be free to move around, leave the theatre, or take a break in a designated “quiet” area.

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With over two million followers on TikTok, Paige Layle is one of the world’s most influential advocates for a better understanding of autism.

Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder at the age of 15, Paige began making videos addressing common misconceptions about autistic people.

Now in her 20s, she has written a deeply moving new book, But Everyone Feels This Way, in which she shares her story as an autistic woman diagnosed late. Armed with the phrase “Autism Spectrum Disorder” (ASD), she challenges stigmas, taboos and stereotypes while learning how to live her authentic, autistic life.

Hear this influential advocate, and proud Canadian, share this important new book with Toronto audiences for the first time—a timely and inspiring story with the power to change hearts and minds.

In conversation with Rebecca Lake, chief operating officer and co-founder of Endless Abilities.

Paige will sign books at the conclusion of the event.

Presented in partnership with Hachette Book Group Canada.

Tickets: $15 (Members from $10) | Under 25? Get your FREE Bronze membership 

*Please note: ground floor is stage view, balconies are screen view.

Add a book to your ticket order and be guaranteed to receive a copy of But Everyone Feels This Way: How an Autism Diagnosis Saved My Life.

Limited quantities of the book will also be available for purchase at the event.

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