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


As well-rested hotel guests sip coffee in the lobby at the Fairfield Inn and Suites Marriott in Easton, Maryland, students who are a part of Benedictine’s Supported Employment Program have ...
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Chrome City Ride Records Smashed

Chrome City Ride Raises $145,000 for the Kids and Adults at BenedictineRecord number of classic cars and motorcycles make the 15th CCR the best everMore than 900 motorcycles and classic ...
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15th Annual Chrome City Ride

2016 Marks 15th Anniversary for Chrome City Ride at BenedictineVisit Event PageThis year’s Chrome City Ride at the Benedictine School in Ridgely, Md., on Sunday, July 31, 2016, from 11 ...
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Thanks to Cindy BurroughsI’ve stopped watching social media videos and posts that have the word autism in it. When a news program spins a teaser before the commercial break announcing ...
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ASD/DD Conference on the Eastern Shore

Benedictine Programs and Services has partnered with Pathfinders for Autism; The Parents' Place of Maryland; Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot Counties' Partners for Success, to bring a full-day ...
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Inspired Giving, Spring 2016

Read the Spring issue of Inspired Giving, the newsletter of the Benedictine Foundation. See how the Foundation, with donors, volunteers, staff, families and friends, are inspired to come together and ...
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More Wisdom from a Parent

Cindy Burroughs, mother of Jason, a student at Benedictine, has a lot to offer to other parents of those with disabilities. Her article here, "The First Time My Non-Verbal Teenager ...
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Wisdom from a Parent

Cindy Burroughs, mother of Jason, a student at Benedictine, has a lot to offer to other parents of those with disabilities. Her article here, "How to Skype With A Non-Verbal ...
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Get Involved – Benedictine Special Events

Save these dates for upcoming events for the benefit of Benedictine, our family, and friends:Spring Benefit at the Tidewater Inn April 29th and 30th ---15th Annual Chrome City Ride July ...
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Benedictine Announces Appointments to Its Board of Directors

Benedictine announced the appointments of Victoria E. Brennan, Leonard J. DiPaul, Ed.D, and retired Army Col. William C. Doukas, M.D., to its board of directors.Ms. Brennan, senior manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers ...
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Say cheese! This photo took third place in the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council's A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words photo contest earlier this month. The photo submitted by Rosemary Ross shows a glimpse of Benedictine’s Adult Open Community vocational program. Brad (left) has worked at Sal's part-time for several years, and loves his job. Good friends make for great pizza! ... See MoreSee Less

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Diana SimpsonYAY Brad! I'm so proud of you. You look like you are having fun with Sal. What a great picture. Congratulations. Good job Ms. Rose.18 hours ago
Anne HendersonGreat picture of a great guy and wonderful place to eat!!1 day ago
Meg LordWhat a great picture! Go Brad!!!22 hours ago
Karine IrelandI met Brad last weekend at Summerfest , a really really nice young men . Yes mama you should be proud :-)1 day ago
Barb Englerth NealonYAYYYY Brad!!!!!1 day ago
Lisa MillsCongrats that is so nice.3 hours ago
Georgeann PotterCongratulation! 💖😀19 hours ago
Takiyah BarneyThat's my buddy Brad. Great man!!2 hours ago
Lisa SerioGreat place23 hours ago
Kathie CowellI'm one proud Mama!!1 day ago   ·  5
Cheryl StinsonBrad rocks I job coach him at busy Bee10 hours ago
Brian TylerBest in the biz!23 hours ago
Fran ComegysAwe great picture Brad!! Keep doing a great job! mom mom Fran. ox1 day ago   ·  1

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Kitchens are made for bringing friends together! A special thanks to our friends Knoxie's Table at The Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club for participating in our Supported Employment Program Hospitality Class. ... See MoreSee Less

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Tara CrutchleyWe had so much fun .Thanks Knoxie Table2 days ago   ·  1
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Anne HendersonOutstanding!!3 days ago   ·  1
Marta Shepherd MalinskiThere's Gaffney!10 hours ago   ·  1

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Our teachers are multi-talented! A little Friday afternoon baby squirrel rescue outside one of our classrooms. ... See MoreSee Less

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Special thanks to Exalted Ruler Shelby Barnes of the Easton Elks Lodge who was on campus Wednesday to present a donation for the kids and adults at Benedictine. Accepting the check was Kate Rattie of the Benedictine Foundation. ... See MoreSee Less

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Kenneth FolsteinThank you, Elks, for supporting our kids.3 days ago
Steve GoodmanWay to go, it's all about the kids.3 days ago   ·  1
Lynda PalmataryWonderful organization.3 days ago
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