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ASNL Welcomes Our New CEO

The Board of Directors of the Autism Society of Newfoundland & Labrador (ASNL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. J. Paul Walsh to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Born and raised in St. John’s, Paul brings over 35 years of managerial experience in private enterprise as well as a strong history of advocacy for the rights of persons with disabilities and for the concepts of equity, inclusion and the dignity of the person. Paul’s life-long personal experience with disability and his determination to overcome obstacles, coupled with his proven leadership abilities, will help guide the ASNL team. Paul holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Co-operative) and a Master of Business Administration from Memorial University and is a Chartered Manager. He was the 2020 recipient of the Cecilia Carroll Award for Independent Living. An active community volunteer, Paul and his wife, Robin Bartlett, reside in St. John’s. He is […]



Active for Autism – #WalkTheRock

On behalf of the Autism Society, Newfoundland Labrador (ASNL), we wish to thank you all for your support of our Annual Active for Autism. Although this event was much different and we were not able to walk together in person, so many of you still took part with us the year but virtually! Our #WalkTheRock events province wide raised just over total $22,000 to help support those across the province affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder! We couldn’t offer the supports and services that we do without our amazing ASNL community that continues to support us year after year as well as the many new families that join us each year. We want to thank everyone for their continued support including these amazing online teams and everyone who has helped with their fundraising goals. Team Douglas Team Dan the Man Jesse Gill Active for Autism Gavins Go Getters Tori Oliver #WalkTheRock […]