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 […]
Joey has enjoyed a number of exciting breakthroughs so far this year. Here is a video that chronicles some of the journey recently. Because Joey recognizes that perseverance and determination will prevail in the end, he decided to name the video “The Tortoise Will Prevail.” Enjoy.
Protected: JL Foundation and David Lynch Foundation – Roundtable about Transcendental Meditation with Joey Lowenstein
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There’s no authoritative study on the issue yet. But according to Craig Kendall, author of The Asperger’s Syndrome Survival Guide and a number of other sources (particularly parents of autistic kids), changes in diet can help children with autism and Asperger’s syndrome in a variety of ways. In particular, gluten-free and casein-free diets help overcome […]
The David Lynch Foundation Executive Director Bob Roth recently launched a Series on SiriusXM entitled “Success without Stress”. In the six-week series based on the power and principles of Transcendental Meditation, Roth offers listeners the tools to combat stress, unlock creative potential and achieve personal and professional success. Iconic guests include Jerry Seinfeld and David […]
The JL Foundation and Joey Lowenstein were lighting it up at Light It Up Blue for Autism in Aspen this week. Joey says he feels most normal when he’s snowboarding and he had the chance to do that with his trainer Seth Johns, Olympic athlete Chris Klug and the JL Foundation team. Here’s a video […]
The annual James Jay Dudley Luce Young Global Leadership Awards are given to young leaders working to better humanity who embody the characteristics of honor, intelligence, benevolence and integrity. Last year we celebrated the leadership of Isaac Kassin and Chris Rim and today we salute the vision of Jesse Pollans and Joey Lowenstein – each […]
JL Foundation Featured in Parents Magazine – Meditation as a Potential Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder
JL Foundation is honored to have been included in a recent article in Parents Magazine discussing the mission of JL Foundation and its recent global webinar on Autism, Meditation and Stress. Here is a digest . . . According to the CDC, 1 in 88 people have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The prevalence has increased […]
Along with the David Lynch Foundation and the Center for Autism Assessment and Treatment, the JL Foundation co-sponsored a Global Webinar on Autism, Meditation and Stress in Washington DC on November 14, 2013. Click here to see the webinar replay now! MODERATOR Rita Cosby Television news anchor and correspondent, radio host, and best selling […]
In Joey’s recent one-on-one RPM session with his teacher, Matthew Kennedy, Joey requested “STORY TIME”. What emerged was very creative, and an autobiographical story, in poetry or rap form. The inspiration for this project came from Joey’s shopping trip yesterday with Matthew, where Joey used the letter board to independently pick out his new stylish shoes […]