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

Knights of Columbus Generously Donates to Benedictine

RIDGELY, Md. (November 22, 2016) – The Knights of Columbus, Brother Vincent Council 7517 of Smyrna, Delaware, recently presented a generous gift to Benedictine Executive Director Scott Evans at the ...
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Lunch & Learn: movement with meaning

Students learn best with meaningful movement according to Physical Therapist Haley Miner who hosted a “Lunch and Learn” seminar at Benedictine. School staff participated in a hands-on workshop to address ...
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National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week at Benedictine

National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week at Benedictine Appreciating those who support people with disabilities The staff of Direct Support Professionals (DSP) at Benedictine are key facilitators in successfully delivering ...
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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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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas around here. Our multi-talented HR team hosted Jingle and Mingle to spread the holiday spirit! ... See MoreSee Less

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For nearly ten years Laura and Alvin have been donating a personally decorated tree to Benedictine during the Holiday season. Thank you for the gift of your time and joy. Our students, adults and staff love the elf theme! ... See MoreSee Less

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Marilyn GaulLove to nephew , "The Man" Skip Morhouse. And Happy Holidays to all of you loving gentle people of Benedictine Xo Aunt Lynn3 days ago   ·  1
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