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

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 as possible. A $5,000 grant from the Maryland Department of Disabilities Technology Assistance Program, or MDTAP, is helping to give those students access to adaptive reading materials and educational technology. […]

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan visits Bendictine
17 Jul

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 campus, Hogan received an introduction and brief history of the campus and School’s 60+ year history from Benedictine Foundation Director, Barry Smale. A locally sourced breakfast was provided by the Healthy […]

School Staff Participate in Sensory Training
03 Apr

Benedictine School staff arrived back to work following their Easter weekend break to participate in a fully interactive time of professional development.  The first seminar on “Sensory Diets” gave staff the opportunity to experience four sensory-motor rotations led by our Occupational and Physical therapy teams (Theresa Rainey, OT; Amanda Lord, Susan Davis, and Dana Swain, […]

Benedictine awarded Freas Foundation grant to develop multi-sensory environment
14 Dec

Benedictine awarded Freas Foundation grant to develop multi-sensory environment Benedictine received $7,500 to fund a Multi-Sensory Environment Center on the School’s campus in Ridgely, Maryland. The grant, awarded by the Freas Foundation of Julian, Pa., will support the purchase of various therapeutic equipment needs for the creation of the Center. A sensory learning environment will […]

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 […]