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Autism. Meditation. Stress. A Global Webinar

David Lynch Foundation

Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EST)

Autism. Meditation. Stress. A Global Webinar

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Autism. Meditation. Stress

Thursday, November 14, 2013 • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET

Can a simple, easily-learned, evidence-based meditation technique be an effective tool for reducing the symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?

A distinguished panel of experts explores the research, clinical applications, and uses of Transcendental Meditation for reducing stress and stress-related disorders, improving brain function, and enhancing quality of life among children with ASD.


Rita Cosby
Television news anchor and correspondent, radio host, and best selling author, who is currently a special correspondent for the CBS syndicated program Inside Edition.


David Black, Ph.D.
Pediatric neuropsychologist, scientist, and director of the Center for Autism Assessment and Treatment in Silver Spring, Maryland, whose research has focused on the best outcomes among children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders.

Sarina Grosswald, Ed.D.
George Washington University-trained expert in cognitive learning and president of SJ Grosswald and Associates, a consulting firm in medical education in Arlington, Virginia, with a focus on improving stress-related learning disorders.

Roberta Lowenstein
Chair and Trustee, Joey Lowenstein Foundation (JLF); mother of Joey Lowenstein, the 16-year-old young man with ASD who has been practicing Transcendental Meditation for two years and who inspired the launch of the JLF (

Norman Rosenthal, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Georgetown University School of Medicine, psychiatrist, medical researcher, and best-selling author of Transcendence & The Gift of Adversity.

William Stixrud, Ph.D.
Clinical neuropsychologist; Adjunct Faculty, Children’s National Medical Center; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Behavioral Sciences, and Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.


Joey Lowenstein Foundation
David Lynch Foundation
Center for Autism Assessment and Treatment.

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Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EST)

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David Lynch Foundation

The David Lynch Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established in 2005 to fund the implementation of scientifically proven stress-reducing modalities including Transcendental Meditation, for at-risk populations such as underserved inner-city students; veterans with PTSD and their families; American Indians suffering from diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and high suicide rates; homeless men participating in reentry programs striving to overcome addictions; and incarcerated juveniles and adults.

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