Founded around 15 years ago from NHS Autism Nurses . Dan & Holly . With autistic people The very first meeting at Hyde Union Street Learning Centre talked about making a Logo . Publicity . Events and these were provided with member efforts . Though these practical measures were great there was a lack of . Final Diagnosis & Aftercare . Also the NHS autism Nurses at the time were only employed for 2 Days a week .
Though today . NHS Autism Nurses are employed 5 Days a week and recruitment for another NHS Autism Nurse is presently starting .Plus there is a dedicated telephone line and capability to send an Email with answers for support issues .Members have also brought along art and crafts to support other members and arranged for a Christmas Party with transport for members . A member has started technological support with a number of websites . Mobile Phone Website . A Radio Stream Website & supported other members with a connection to a Health Support Website and posted a portable DVD Player with the Tameside Autism Group member interview and promotional tracks on DVD .