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

Cruise-in supports Benedictine

RIDGELY, Md., (August 9, 2018) – The Chesapeake Classic Car Club held their monthly Summer cruise-in Saturday, Aug. 4 at Chick-fil-a in Easton, Md raising funds for Benedictine. CCCC hosts ...
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Annual Art Show displays creative talents of students

The Benedictine School's 2018 Art Show featured pottery, pointillism and lettering works by students. Winners were announced for each category. "Our students are so creative and talented. Especially when given opportunities ...
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17th Annual Chrome City Ride raises $118K

RIDGELY, Md., (July 30, 2018) – More than 2100 classic cars, street rods and motorcycles from six rally points across Maryland, and in Delaware, thundered onto the Benedictine campus in ...
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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan visits Bendictine

RIDGELY, Md., (July 17, 2018) – On Tuesday, July 17, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan visited Benedictine Programs and Services at the organization’s main campus in Ridgely, Md. After arriving on ...
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History of the Benedictine Industrial Training Center

By: Mary Lynn Wright and Beth Mathis In the mid-1980’s, student’s vocational training prior to age 18 was almost non-existent.  More capable students were able to work for the Busy ...
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The Benedictine School 2018 Graduation Ceremony celebrates 11 students

On the 14th of June, The Benedictine School held its annual graduation ceremony at its campus in Ridgely to celebrate the accomplishments of 11 students. The ceremony recognized the  individual ...
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Benedictine receives $150,000 from Weinberg Foundation

Two-year grant supports programs for adults with developmental disabilities The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation is supporting adults with developmental disabilities who live and work on Maryland's Mid-Shore through a ...
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Golfers raise $47,600 at Benedictine Charity Golf Tournament

MITCHELLVILLE, Md. (June 4, 2018) - Grey skies gave way to sunshine at the Country Club at Woodmore in Mitchellville, Md. as over 50 golfers participated in the 2nd Charity ...
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Benedictine’s Marinucci earns MACS Achievement Award

Dominic Marinucci was presented the Maryland Association of Community Services (MACS) Achievement Award on Wednesday, May 23rd at a ceremony in Baltimore. The MACS Achievement Awards is an annual event ...
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Sysco & Herr’s recognized for 10 years of support for Benedictine’s Swim Meet

RIDGELY, Md., (May 21, 2018) – For ten years Sysco in Pocomoke City, Md., and Herr’s in Seaford, De., have come together to make Benedictine Programs and Services’ annual swim meet ...
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Melissa from Benedictine Graphics working on a special order. Call 410-364-9622 for all your embroidery and screen printing needs.Image attachment

 

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They do such great work!

Outstanding best job ever!

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We just received a $150,000 grant from The Weinberg Foundation for direct support of Benedictine's employment initiatives for people with autism and developmental disabilities. ... See MoreSee Less

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We just received a $150,000 grant from The Weinberg Foundation for direct support of Benedictines employment initiatives for people with autism and developmental disabilities.

 

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This is where my sister, Tina, works! She cares for the adult individuals .

Congratulations! The staff and students deserve this type of support. Never have I met underpaid people who were happy doing their job inspite of the hardships that comes along with the Job.

That’s fantastic

Terrific!!

Great News!

Wow. Wonderful!,,,,

Would that cover hiring me??

Congratulations!

This is wonderful news.

Absolutely fantastic

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Special thanks to the good people at Choptank Transport for making this opportunity possible.Choptank Transport's headquarters had a visit from the Benedictine School! #ChoptankCares #GrowingLeaders #ChoptankintheCommunity ... See MoreSee Less

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Special thanks to the good people at Choptank Transport for making this opportunity possible.

From teaching students how to fold their laundry or get ready for the day, our DSPs are always helping our students to grow. #DSPWeek2018 ... See MoreSee Less

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From teaching students how to fold their laundry or get ready for the day, our DSPs are always helping our students to grow. #DSPWeek2018

For three years Autumn has been putting the support in Direct Support Professional. ... See MoreSee Less

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For three years Autumn has been putting the support in Direct Support Professional.

 

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Benedictine has the best DSPs; full of dedication, commitment, and heart.

Thank you for your dedication Autumn!♡ #DSPstrong

Thanks Autumn for all you do.

Thank you😀

DSP'S ROCK

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