Voice of Hope for Autism: The Joey Lowenstein Foundation

Republished from The Stewardship Report.  New York, N.Y.  Some of the greatest discoveries in human history have been the result of accidental or unexpected circumstances. While the mind usually recalls great innovations, we sometimes tend to take for granted the more elementary aspects of life, such as the ability to communicate through speech. A few […]

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“Meditation For All:” The Role of TM in Joey Lowenstein’s Foundation

Joseph Harrison “Joey” Lowenstein is an amazing 18-year-old who loves life. He has everyday thoughts—and deep, searching questions—of a very healthy teenager. But so far, he’s had little chance of verbalizing anything. Joey is on the autism spectrum. He has a heart of gold. I know this not just because I am his mom, but […]

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Testimonial from Eliot Glarion Who Attended Extreme Sports Camp Because of JL Foundation Donations

Everyone at the JL Foundation, especially Joey Lowenstein, was very moved and excited to receive a warm and heartfelt testimonial from the parent of an autistic person who was able to attend Extreme Sports Camp because of the JL Foundation.  Here is the testimonial of Susan Glairon, who wrote to us about her son, Eliot. […]

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UJA Federation Features Joey and Roberta Lowenstein in Article About Synagogue Inclusion

In 2012 Congregation Rodeph Sholom in Manhattan received UJA-Federation’s Synagogue Inclusion Award. The awards, given annually, recognize synagogues that create inclusive programming for people with disabilities.  Through the award, UJA-Federation highlights the need for our community to open doors and embrace people with autism or other disabilities. Joey Lowenstein and his mother were honored to recently […]

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Joey’s Most Recent Snowboarding in Aspen

     

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Breakthrough: Joey has learned to READ due to RPM practice!!!

Roberta:  I am so excited to report an amazing development. We learned today from Joey’s teacher Matthew, that he can read. I don’t think I can convey the story any better than the email from Matthew himself . . . From: matthew kennedy Date: December 4, 2012, 6:09:20 PM EST To: Roberta Lowenstein , matthew […]

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The 2012 Presidential Election: Youngsters on the Rise to Power

As you will learn by reading more about Joey Lowenstein, he communicates very effectively with a letter board through the use of the Rapid Prompting Method (“RPM”), a communication methodology founded by Soma Mukhopadhyay to assist those with autism in expressing their amazing thoughts and ideas. Today, as part of Joey’s morning RPM lessons with […]

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