United Cerebral Palsy Endorses D.A.D.

CONTACT: 973-725-5150


TOWACO, NJ, (JANUARY 27, 2012) – United Cerebral Palsy has endorsed Pat Gesualdo and his award winning non-profit organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities).

“United Cerebral Palsy joins with D.A.D. in supporting disabled children and their parents,” Says Mark T. Shaffer, Executive Director of United Cerebral Palsy of San Luis Obispo, CA.

“We are grateful to have United Cerebral Palsy join us in support of our outreach for special needs children and their families,” says D.A.D. Founder/CEO Pat Gesualdo. “Working together on such important issues helps them in all they do.”


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 info@dadprogram.org.
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