Family Resources

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In order to keep our families and community informed we suggest the following sites of interest. Please check back as we will continue to update this section with new resources for our community.


2024-2025 Student Calendar

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Nondiscrimination Statement

Donor Bill of Rights

D.C. DDS Complaint Form



A truly appropriate special education transforms the life of each student. For your child, that appropriate program may be the Benedictine School either through its residential school or day program.

Adult Services

At Benedictine, we understand how important it is for families to find services that will support the individual interests, strengths, and needs of their loved ones.

Advocacy Groups

Pathfinders for Autism

A parent sponsored, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with autism and their families

Real Look Autism

A website for sharing information and ideas through short videos about working with children who have Autism Spectrum Disorders

Arc of Maryland

Creates a world where children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) have and enjoy equal rights and opportunities

Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council

An independent, self-governing organization dedicated to advancing the inclusion of Marylanders with developmental disabilities in all facets of community life

The Maryland State Rehabilitation Council

Members are appointed by the Governor and include representatives from education, rehabilitation, employment, industry and consumer advocacy groups

Maryland Association of Community Services

A private nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening agencies to better support people with developmental disabilities and their families in their own communities

Maryland Association of Nonpublic Special Education Facilities

The Maryland Association of Nonpublic Special Education Facilities (MANSEF) is a not-for-profit organization of 99 nonpublic special education facilities approved by the Maryland State Department of Education

National Association of Private Special Education Centers

The National Association of Private Special Education Centers (NAPSEC) was established in 1971 as a nonprofit association with the vision of supporting access to appropriate special education programs as vital components of the continuum

Family Resources

Maryland State Department of Education

Office of the State Superintendent

Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services

Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP) workshops

For registration and information about locations and times of Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP) workshops contact the Center for AAC & Autism. currently redirects to a page of disability related-resources available from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). Federal resources on disability and employment can be found on the website of the Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE).

Maryland Learning Links

A resource for educators and families about issues related to special education and early intervention in Maryland

Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA)

Aims to transform policies and funding processes to create a flexible, person centered, family oriented system of supports so people can have full lives. The DDA’s community-based service delivery system includes various home and community-based services and supports provided through either a Medicaid State Plan or Waiver program or via DDA State funded services.

Division of Rehabilitation (DORS)

Benedictine conducts Community Based Assessments which evaluate an individual’s interests, needs and capabilities in a community based job. Work Adjustment Training teaches the person the basic skills needed to find and maintain a job. 8-week Hospitality Training class utilizes a combination of classroom and job site visits to ready the individual for competitive employment in the hospitality industry. Job Development and Coaching assists the individual in finding and maintaining a job.

Office of Health Care Quality (OHCQ)

The Office of Health Care Quality (OHCQ) is the agency within the Maryland Department of Health charged with monitoring the quality of care in Maryland's health care facilities and community-based programs.

Maryland Department of Human Services