about AEA

Asperger East Anglia is a registered charity ( Charity number: 1074699) that was originally set up in 1998 by families affected by Asperger syndrome lead by Marcella Olive (MBE) our Founder and Life President.

Our aim is to provide a range of support services for children, young people, and adults with Asperger syndrome (AS) and their families, whilst also increasing awareness and understanding of AS in the community. We offer personal, friendly support and assistance for everyone with or suspected of having Asperger syndrome in the Norfolk and Suffolk area of the UK.

Asperger Community Developments LTD is the trading arm of Asperger East Anglia.

Objectives and activities

Objects of the Charity

The Charity exists to relieve the stress experienced by children, young people and adults (in the East Anglia Region) diagnosed with or suspected to have Asperger syndrome, by the provision of support and assistance to such persons, their families and their carers.


Asperger East Anglia will develop its structures and systems to ensure long term sustainability and a quality service to meet the needs of people with Asperger syndrome.

Mission Statement

Asperger East Anglia will provide services to meet the needs of people with Asperger syndrome, will work with partners and will raise public awareness of the needs of people with Asperger syndrome.