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  • Professor Michael Fitzgerald

    First Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in Ireland, specialising in Autism Spectrum Conditions. 

  • Mr Scott James
    Inspirational autistic singer and 2009 X Factor contestant.
  • Ms Barbara Jacobs
    Journalist, broadcaster, researcher, lecturer, national agony aunt and author of ‘Loving Mr Spock’ about living with a partner who has Asperger’s syndrome.

  • Mr Gary Numan
    Solo Musician and frontman of the band Tubeway Army who has Asperger’s syndrome.

  • Ms Donna Taggart
    Acclaimed Irish singer-songwriter with a background working with children on the autism spectrum.

Dame Vivienne Westwood DBE, RDI

We were proud and honoured to have Dame Vivienne Westwood as one our patrons until her sad passing in December 2022. A British fashion designer and businesswoman known for her uniqueness and individuality, Dame Vivienne had been a patron of Action for Asperger’s for a number of years and was a keen supporter of our work.