Author: Devon Bistarkey

Case Managers: Daily support, daily care for each child
09 Dec

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 whole picture of each child is an essential role of Benedictine’s Case Management Team. Their expertise helps Benedictine’s teachers, direct support professionals, parents and other […]

Benedictine continues to partner with community employers for student work experiences
05 Dec

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, and needed workers for the community. In addition to several Benedictine- run businesses that offer work experience for students, Benedictine partners with a variety of […]

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 Benedictine School campus in Ridgely. The $5,500 donation was presented by third degree Knights of Columbus’ member Jack Dingee along with his wife, Katie Dingee. […]

Lunch & Learn: movement with meaning
28 Sep

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 challenges educators face in developing new and meaningful activities for students. The therapy-directed and comprehensive approach to classroom activities is aimed at developing engagement tools with […]

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 on the Benedictine mission to help children and adults with developmental disabilities achieve their greatest potential. During Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week, September 12 […]

22 Aug

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 already started their workday. Beyond the modern coastal-charm inside the newly-built hotel, the Fairfield Inn has one feature that makes each visitor’s experience unique – […]

Chrome City Ride Raises $145,000 for the Kids and Adults at Benedictine Record number of classic cars and motorcycles make the 15th CCR the best ever More than 900 motorcycles and classic cars roared onto the Benedictine School campus on Sunday, July 31. By noon, the parking lots were jammed and cars were parking on the lawns surrounding […]

15th Annual Chrome City Ride
21 Jul

Visit Event Page This year’s Chrome City Ride at the Benedictine School in Ridgely, Md., on Sunday, July 31, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. will feature hundreds of gleaming motorcycles, awesome street rods, and classic and custom cars from all over Maryland and Delaware. Riders will gather at designated registration locations in Seaford, […]

Thanks to Cindy Burroughs I’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 the latest must see amazing autism moment, I no longer wait with bated breath through the commercial break to see what ASD cutie-pie is […]