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ST. JOSEPH’S UNIVERSITY PARTNERS WITH D.A.D. TO TRAIN PHILADELPHIA TEACHERS IN DRUM THERAPY
Mount Arlington, NJ, (June 30, 2009) – St. Joseph’s University has partnered with the non-profit organization D.A.D., (Drums and Disabilities.) to train Philadelphia area teachers in the D.A.D. Program’s pioneering “Healing Art of Drum Therapy” techniques.
“The D.A.D. trainings are a perfect for way to help Philadelphia educators become involved in the latest therapeutic intervention programs,” Says Michelle Rowe, St. Joseph’s University Professor.
“The partnership between D.A.D. and St. Joseph’s University will enable teachers in the Philadelphia school system to help children fight disabilities with The Healing Art of Drum Therapy,” says D.A.D. President/CEO Pat Gesualdo. “We look forward to working with the teachers to help them bring a great therapeutic intervention to their students.”
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.