CONGRATULATIONS TO CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY FULLERTON The California State University – Fullerton students hosted an outstanding Social for Adults with Autism and Their Caregivers on October 11, 2015. The faculty sponsor, Dr. Debra Cote, and the Autism Speaks’ University club members recruited volunteers from 3 universities to host the event … Read More »
Grandparents are great advocates. We typically have resided in our community for many years and have built relationships with the businesses we patronize. We may own companies or have held administrative positions in corporations. The number of teens with autism is growing and there is an urgent need to identify … Read More »
In collaboration with GAN and the Family Autism Network program, Cal State University – Fullerton, Chapman University and the University of California – Irvine will co-sponsor three SOCIALS for Adults with Autism (16 years and up) & Their Caregivers. CSUF will host a fall SOCIAL, UCI will host one in winter … Read More »
Are you, your family and friends Downsizing Remodeling Cleaning closets Tired of dusting collectibles And do you have items, each valued at $25 or more, such as clothing accessories unwanted gifts vintage jewelry Please consider donating the “stuff” to GAN for resale on our new eBay site, gan_charities. Your contributions … Read More »
You can read about recent autism studies in the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics here.
Autism Speaks cosponsored a special supplement on autism spectrum disorders in the respected scientific journal Nature. You can read the articles online here
A new study confirms what many parents know well: Wandering by children with autism is common, dangerous and puts tremendous stress on families. Go here to read this article.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Grandparent Autism Network, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization, extends cost-free membership to grandparents nation-wide Tustin, California, March 27, 2012 – The Grandparent Autism Network announced today that grandparents residing outside of Orange County,California may now apply for membership online on the GAN website, www.ganinfo,org. GAN was initially … Read More »
Grandparents frequently request logo items to wear in public when they accompany their grandchildren on outings. If the children misbehave, people will be more understanding if they are aware that the cause of the
Bonnie Gillman was named one of three national winners of the 2011 Lindt Unsung Heroes of Autism -This award honors outstanding efforts in bettering the lives of those affected by autism. She received a $5,000 award which she designated to GAN for additional website development. In addition, Ms. Gillman has received … Read More »