FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MORRIS PARK POLICE JOINS D.A.D. TO HELP SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN IN MORRIS COUNTY
MT. ARLINGTON, NJ (AUGUST 6, 2008) – The Morris County Park Police have joined forces with the D.A.D. Program, in an effort to bring D.A.D.’s pioneering Healing Art of Drum Therapy program to special needs children and their families throughout Morris County New Jersey. D.A.D. will be featured at the Park Police event National Night Out, on August 5, 2008, from 5:00PM-9:00 PM, at the Mennen Sports Arena, Morristown New Jersey. The annual event usually attracts 10,000 people.
“We are proud to work with the D.A.D. Program to help inform and educate special needs children throughout Morris County,” says Morris County Park Police Captain Gloria Sullivan.
“It is vital that communities everywhere establish a positive support structure for special needs children and adults, and their families,” said D.A.D. President/CEO Pat Gesualdo. “The Morris County Park Police and the D.A.D. Program combination helps to accomplish that goal throughout Morris County, New Jersey.”
Celebrated drum virtuoso Pat Gesualdo beat a severe battle with a disability as a child, and went on to pioneer the Healing Art of Drum Therapy. Gesualdo is also the Founder/CEO of the non-profit organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities.) Psychologists, neuroscientists, law enforcement agencies, special needs therapists, child protective service agencies, and teachers in over 15 countries use the D.A.D. Program to help the special needs population develop physical and cognitive functioning. D.A.D. is the top 5% most viewed profile on LinkedIn.
D.A.D. Founder/CEO Pat Gesualdo was invited to the White House to meet the President, in an effort to have D.A.D. help wounded soldiers. The U.S. Department of State brought D.A.D. to Israel, to help disabled Israeli and Palestinian children in the West Bank region. Numerous celebrities, sports stars, major corporations, and community leaders join with D.A.D. to help children fight disabilities on a Global basis.