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ARLINGTON, NJ (October 26, 2008) – Pat Gesualdo Celebrated drum virtuoso, and Founder of the award winning non-profit organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities), will be a guest on the Yvonne Pierre radio talk show. Gesualdo will discuss his celebrated non-profit organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities), and his pioneering techniques of Drum Therapy. He will also discuss his experience performing and recording for various major artists, record company executives, and music industry projects, and overcoming a severe battle with a disability as a child.

“Yvonne’s show is comprised of learning disability and parenting issues, among other topics,” Gesualdo says. “I deeply appreciate Yvonne helping me to inform parents, teachers, and the general public on issues regarding learning disabilities. Hopefully, my own first hand accounts and strategies with fighting and beating a severe disability will help others in some way.”


Drums and Disabilities (D.A.D.),is a 501 (C) (3) non-profit research program. 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 special needs children develop physical and cognitive functioning.

Numerous celebrities, sports stars, major corporations, and parents join with D.A.D. to help children fight disabilities on a Global basis.

D.A.D. is also the parent company of the Metal Hall of Fame, which holds the Annual Metal Hall of Fame Celebrity Charity Gala. It is dedicated to forever enshrining the Iconic musicians and music industry executives responsible for making hard rock and heavy metal music what it is today. Their contribution to the genre is invaluable, and they continue to inspire fans throughout the world, from generation to generation. The Metal Hall of Fame helps to raise funds for D.A.D., which provides free therapy programs for special needs children, adults, and wounded veterans throughout the United States.

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