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NEW JERSEY DEVILS AND D.A.D. PROMOTE ANTI-BULLYING
LANDING, N.J. (January 29, 2006) – The New Jersey Devils have teamed up with Pat Gesualdo and his non profit organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities), in an effort to promote anti-bullying to children. New Jersey Devils star Randy Velischek, and D.A.D. Founder/CEO Pat Gesualdo recently emphasized the importance of respect and being dedicated to future goals, to the children in the packed gymnasium of the Craig School, in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey.
“The message of respect and dedication is an extremely important one, one which children need to be introduced to at an early age,” says Gesualdo. “It’s a great honor have Randy Velischek, and the New Jersey Devils promote this important message as part of the D.A.D. Program.”
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.