Posts written by Bonnie Malkin Gillman, Founder

How Can Grandparents Organize a Group and Increase Support for Autism?

I receive inquiries every week from grandparents residing in other states and countries about how to establish a chapter of GAN in their local community.  GAN is an all-volunteer organization with limited resources to expand beyond the 34 cities that comprise Orange County, California. Our two websites,  and  … Read More »

Why the Grandparent Autism Network Was Founded

I am frequently asked why I founded the Grandparent Autism Network. Frankly, it was in response to my personal experience and my desire to help my family. As we know, the statistics are compelling. Autism is epidemic. A new case of autism is diagnosed nearly every 20 minutes in our … Read More »