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

Sweetly Made Caters to Valentine’s Day Shoppers

Sweetly Made Bakery, located on Main Street in Denton's historic district, is a Benedictine business that employs and provides job training for adults with disabilities. In addition to helping prepare ...
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NADSP Training

January 10, 2017 - Team training at it's best! Over 50 direct care residential and vocational staff and 20 front-line managers received National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) training ...
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Opening Doors to the Business World

When Abby, age 20, needed to gain valuable job skills after graduating from high school, she turned to Benedictine’s Supported Employment Hospitality Training Program to help he transition into her ...
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ANNAPOLIS DONOR SHARES HIS STORY Gordon Schaaf, 82 of Annpolis, says his middle name is “Tenacious.” A retired Navy pilot and Benedictine donor, Schaaf has embraced the aging process, learning ...
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Benedictine awarded Freas Foundation grant to develop multi-sensory environment

Benedictine awarded Freas Foundation grant to develop multi-sensory environment RIDGELY, Md. (December 14, 2016) – Benedictine received $7,500 to fund a Multi-Sensory Environment Center on the School’s campus in Ridgely, ...
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Scott Evans Graduates from Leadership Maryland

Benedictine School for Exceptional Children Executive Director and Church Hill resident recognized at December 6 ceremony RIDGELY, Md. (December 12, 2016) – Leadership Maryland announced today that Scott W. Evans, ...
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Christmas Tree and Wreath Sale Benefits Children with Disabilities

From picking out the perfect tree to shopping for the perfect gift, there are many ways to get into the Holiday spirit this season and now there is a place ...
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Case Managers: Daily support, daily care for each child

Case managers: Daily support, daily care for each child East student at Benedictine is a picture made up of many different puzzle pieces. Collecting the pieces and putting together the ...
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Benedictine continues to partner with community employers for student work experiences

Benedictine continues to partner with community employers for student work experiences Written by: Julie Hickey, Education Director Community work experiences can offer a positive learning experience; validation of progress made, ...
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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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It's never too early to think about how you're going to show that special someone you care this Valentine's Day! Any item from Sweetly Made makes a perfect gift. Special treats include white or milk chocolate strawberries all made to order, cookies, cupcakes and a gift shop full of handcrafted items from pallet art to jewelry blankets, pillows and handmade valentine cards. Call or stop by today 443-448-4663. ... See MoreSee Less

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Exciting news for those of you planning to join us for Benedictine's Spring Benefit on April 29. The Tidewater Inn is undergoing a fantastic renovation of various banquet rooms, restaurant and lobby. More information about our Spring Benefit will be coming soon! ... See MoreSee Less

Renovation update... The Rose Room wallpaper is complete with lobby wallpaper going up today! These spaces are nearing completion and we can already envision how extraordinary it will all be when it is complete.

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We received a gift of compression shirts from Under Armour to help our students with sensory needs. Gentle pressure from compression shirts is known to be calming. Plus, they feel good and look good too! ... See MoreSee Less

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Wendy Greenburg PollakWow!!! Way to go Under Armour!!! That's wonderful! Sending my Jason Lots of Love....and I KNOW that his Gorgeous Self is Rockin' that new Under Armor!!!!! 😘😘😘Aunt Wendy Greenburg Pollak Aunt Wenna Xxxooo3 days ago   ·  1
Theresa Moeller RaineyThank you Mary Bennett Redgraves and Under Armour! Love these boys!1 week ago   ·  2
Stacey ThomasThat's great! Thank you Under Armour and Thank you Benedictine!1 week ago   ·  1
Patricia GamgortHow wonderful! Thanks to Under Armour, too! Happy for our young people!1 week ago   ·  1
Stephanie MilliganThank you so much Under Armour!1 week ago   ·  1
Kelly GutierrezThank you Under Armor and thank you Ms. Mary ❤️1 week ago   ·  5
Teri MooreThat's wonderful!!! Much thanks Under Armour1 week ago   ·  1
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Team training at it's best! Over 50 direct care residential and vocational staff and 20 front-line managers received National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) training. The trainings occurred over a four day period held at Benedictine and Chesterwye made possible through a Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund (MAERDAF) grant Chesterwye received. ... See MoreSee Less

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