Celebrated drum virtuoso/author/clinician Pat Gesualdo made drumming, medical, and educational history with his groundbreaking Drum Therapy® research study. Soon After, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his Administration helped Gesualdo launch his non-profit organization DAD (Drums and Disabilities) in several New York City schools and communities.
Psychologists, School Systems, Behavioral Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, and Teachers throughout the world use Gesualdo’s Drum Therapy techniques, and the DAD Program, to help Autistic and Special Needs children develop and Physical and Cognitive Functioning.
Guesaldo has generated millions of drumming fans with his popular Drum Therapy column, and is the author of the drum instructional book, Drum Therapy published by Alfred Publishing. He has also performed/recorded for various Columbia, Sony, Warner Brothers, Atlantic, RCA, and Paramount Pictures artists and special projects.
He has been featured in world clinic and lecture tours at Major Universities, Music Industry Seminars, and Health and Education Conferences on a Global basis. Some include NAMM, NEMO, the Learning Disabilities Association of America, The Mayor’s Health Conferences throughout the United States, Autism Speaks, and Autism Awareness Month among others. He has won numerous awards and honors, holds a certificate of music education, and was nominated to Who's Who in America, and as an associate voting member for the Grammy Awards. His research has been featured in numerous Journals and Magazines.
Guesaldo has been featured in major media outlets, including WABC TV, MSNBC, Parents Magazine, the New York Post, MTV, Fox Television Network, CNN, the Wall Street Journal, Milan TV, USA Today, VH-1, the Star Ledger, the Herald News, Clear Channel Radio Networks, the Daily Record, the News Tribune, the WOR Radio Network, the NEA Teacher’s magazine, and the Bergen Record, among other major media.
Official Pat Gesualdo Websites
Official DAD Websites