FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLIFTON, NJ (February 28, 2012) – The U.S. Department of State, is bringing celebrated drum virtuoso / D.A.D. Founder Pat Gesualdo to help special needs Israeli and Palestinians children in the West Bank region of Israel. Gesualdo will hold D.A.D. workshops in the region, in an effort help bring Israelis and Palestinians together for social, therapeutic, and peaceful interaction.
“The D.A.D. Program sounds fascinating, and it is something that we are very much interested in for helping disabled people, or people with special needs,” says U.S. State Department.
“D.A.D., the U.S. Department of State, and various facilities in Israel have been working very hard to help as many Israeli and Palestinian people in the West Bank region as possible,” says D.A.D. President/CEO Pat Gesualdo. “It is a great honor to help the people of this war torn region anyway we can.”
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.