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 receives $5k MDTAP grant to increase student access to reading and tech

RIDGELY, Md., (Nov. 13, 2018) –The Benedictine School strives to help students, from throughout the Eastern Shore and the state of Maryland, reach their greatest potential and navigate life as independently ...
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Benedictine Charity Golf Classic raises over $31k

EASTON, Md., (Oct. 19, 2018) – The Benedictine Foundation hosted their annual Charity Golf Classic on Friday, Oct. 19, at Hog Neck Golf Course, drawing nearly 80 golfers and raising ...
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Maryland Community Development Block Grant awards Benedictine $336K

Maryland Community Development Block Grant awards Benedictine $336,000 CDBG to fund improvements to group homes for adults with disabilities RIDGELY, Md., (Oct. 5, 2018) – Benedictine has been awarded a ...
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Area businesses receive Governor’s Citation during National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month

Area businesses receive Governor’s Citation during National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month RIDGELY, Md. (Oct. 2, 2018) – Secretary of the Maryland Department of Disabilities, Carol Beatty, on behalf of Governor ...
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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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