Rockway Schools Add D.A.D.

CONTACT: 973-725-5150


TOWACO, NJ, (NOVEMBER 19, 2010) – Rockaway NJ Schools have added the non-profit organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities) into their upcoming 2010 school curriculum. D.A.D. helps children with Autism, Dyslexia, ADHD, Tourette’s, Asperger’s, ODD, OCD, Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis, and other disabilities, to help develop retention, fine motor skills, sensory integration, social skill interaction, and physical and cognitive functioning.

“The D.A.D. Program is interesting, engaging, exciting, and informative,” says Regina Swierc, Director of Special Education for Rockaway School District.” We look forward to sharing D.A.D. with our staff and parents.”

“The Rockaway School System has a wonderful curriculum, especially for the students with special needs,” says D.A.D. Founder/CEO Pat Gesualdo. “I look forward to working with all the parents and the teachers in the district.”


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.

For more information, please contact D.A.D., World Headquarters at 973-725-5150, or
Official D.A.D. website:

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