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

Lunch & Learn: movement with meaning

Students learn best with meaningful movement according to Occupational 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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FAIRFIELD INN IS TRAINING INCUBATOR FOR BENEDICTINE’S YOUNG ADULTS

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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WHEN WILL I RECOGNIZE MY CHILD IN AUTISM MEDIA?

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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Congratulations Jason on your first official NRP Reserve Officer assignment! The NRO Program consists of a group of civic-minded volunteers who believe in and are willing to support the mission of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources utilizing their skills, expertise and interests. ... See MoreSee Less

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Maryruth HiggsWhat a wonderful dedicated group of ladies. Also Susan Rhodes Edwards, our personal PT not on campus everyday.3 days ago   ·  2
Mary Bennett RedgravesI work with a great group of people at Benedictine School. We were missing Theresa MoellerRainy, but I will fix that. Lol3 days ago   ·  1
Deanna TravisThey're THE BEST!3 days ago   ·  2
Tarra Dixon GourdineMy Go-To ladies are the best!!!3 days ago   ·  2
Edie ScottGreat ladies! !!!3 days ago   ·  2
Colleen BaltimoreGreat group to work with.3 days ago   ·  1
Georgeann PotterA Wonderful Group ! 💖😀💐23 hours ago
Deanna TravisTheresa Moeller Rainey where were you!?3 days ago   ·  1

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Our first Client Advisory Committee met today! We are enhancing our services and continuing to create community-based activities with their help. ... See MoreSee Less

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Maryruth HiggsTHis is such an exciting happening at Benedictine. Thanks to all of you for representing our Gary, since he is unable to speak for himself. It means so much to us.5 days ago   ·  1
Anne HendersonIt looks like a great group to represent the majority!5 days ago   ·  1
Joshua MaloneyI'm glad I'm apart of this5 days ago   ·  3
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