Learning for Living at Benedictine

Helping individuals with disabilities for more than 50 years with educational, residential, vocational and day services for children and adults ages 5 and older.

School programs include: functional academics; speech therapy; psychological, psychiatric, social work, counseling and case management; assistive technology; physical and occupational therapy; vocational and transitional services; and intensive collaborative programs designed for students within the Autism Spectrum.

Benedictine Adult Services is a residential and vocational program for adults ages 22 to 60+ who live in the community or in group homes with peers and continue to work within the Benedictine vocational program. 

Benedictine is a fully approved, non-sectarian service provider caring for individuals with special needs without regard to racial, ethnic, or religious background, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

Our CORE VALUES are Compassionate Caring,

Dignity of Work and Hospitality.


News and Events

Benedictine’s Spring Benefit raises $217,500

EASTON, Md., (April 28, 2018) –With the tip of a cowboy hat and the click of a few silver spurs, family, friends and generous donors of Benedictine Programs and Services ...
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Caren Parry named Sister Jeanette Award winner

Each year the Board of Directors honors a staff member during Spring Benefit weekend by presenting the Sister Jeanette Award during Friday’s Welcome Reception. The award, established in 2012 in ...
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Benedictine Teacher Awarded Educator of the Year

RIDGELY, Md., (April 4, 2018) – The National Association of Private Special Education Centers (NAPSEC) recently announced Benedictine teacher Lorraine Slama as the recipient of this years’ Educator of the ...
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School Staff Participate in Sensory Training

Benedictine School staff arrived back to work following their Easter weekend break to participate in a fully interactive time of professional development.  The first seminar on “Sensory Diets” gave staff ...
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We’re so impressed – A Success Story

Caila didn’t say a word, but started smiling ear to ear when we visited during her shift at Subway in Denton, Md. She went into the ladies room to fix ...
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“See me as kindhearted and generous”

When customers enter Katie Mae’s restaurant in Preston, Md., they are greeted with a warm smile. “I like to meet new people, and I like the opportunity to be in ...
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“See me as your coworker”

Meet Isiah: After graduating Queen Anne County High School in Centreville, Isiah did what most students do – started his job pursuit. While this path looks different from student to ...
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Mid-Shore Community Foundation tours Benedictine

Mid-Shore Community Foundation tours Benedictine Frances Stevens Fund benefits new Multi-Sensory Environment Center   Ridgely, Md. (Feb. 27, 2018) – A recent grant award from the Mid-Shore Community Foundation is ...
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Benedictine partners with CBMM on restoration project

Wood you look at that! Our Yard Bees crew collected wood from the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Edna E. Lockwood project to be crafted into new pieces by the Garden Center. Using ...
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Lunch & Learn: SMART Board technology in the classroom

One of our knowledgeable assistant teachers, Carl Simpson, recently led a 'Lunch & Learn' class on advanced uses of SMART Board and SMART Notebook technology. As a classroom tool here, ...
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