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The Benedictine School for Exceptional Children Inc.

Learning for Living

aka Benedictine   |   Ridgely, MD   |  www.benschool.org

Mission

To help children and adults with developmental disabilities and autism achieve their greatest potential. Benedictine provides educational, vocational and job support programs that assist people in living and working as fully as possible in the community.

Ruling year info

2016

Executive Director

Scott W. Evans

Main address

14299 Benedictine Ln

Ridgely, MD 21660 USA

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EIN

52-0787237

NTEE code info

Specialized Education Institutions/Schools for Visually or Hearing Impaired, Learning Disabled (B28)

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Functional Academics

Focusing on real life implementation of academic skills, students apply and practice learning in and outside of the classroom with vocational and community opportunities. Opportunities for integration with non-disabled peers are encouraged.

Population(s) Served

Speech & Language Therapy:
Offered in direct group, classroom, our therapeutic area or programmatic delivery. Focus is on receptive and expressive communication and articulation, and assistive technology.

Occupational Therapy:
Offered in direct group, classroom, our therapeutic area or programmatic delivery. Focus is on fine motor skills, activities of daily living, and functional use of adaptive equipment and strategies.

Physical Therapy:
We focus on gross motor skill building throughout campus and in the community.

Music Therapy:
Offered school wide in programmatic music therapy groups. The focus is on social skills, self regulation and communication through a variety of musical experiences.

Population(s) Served

Residential services are offered in a continuum of settings including campus residential suites and community based group homes.

All students are provided guidance and instruction in the areas of self-care skills, home life skills, recreation and leisure, and social skills.

Coordination of services from school to residential provides consistent 24/7 reinforcement and the application of key skills, learning and behavioral objectives. Family involvement is encouraged through phone calls, mail, video calls, and visits. Residential programming is offered up to 365 days a year.

Benedictine is an approved provider of Autism Waiver Residential Habilitation Services.

Benedictine assists adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in homes and apartments in Caroline and Talbot Counties and Annapolis. Supports are individually tailored with the belief that all individuals, regardless of their abilities, can be productive and active members of their communities.

Population(s) Served

In conjunction with Maryland’s “Employment First” initiative, Benedictine’s employment services provide a range of services including pre-employment education, career exploration, skills development, job coaching support, job development, and career focused training. We offer these services through our Supported Employment Program and our Easton Community Services and Training Center.

Population(s) Served

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The Benedictine School for Exceptional Children Inc.

Board of directors
as of 12/08/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ms. Margaret Madden

Pfizer, Inc

Patrick M. Bilbrough

Victoria E. Brennan

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Thomas A. Collamore

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Cecelia Duckworth

Anne Arundel County

Mary Agnes Dugan

St. Gertrude's Monastery

Kenneth B. Folstein

Chartered Attorney

Patricia Gamgort

Benedictine Sisters

Laurence J. Hoffman

Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer and Feld, LLP

William E. Huffner

University of Maryland Shore Regional Health

Donald M. Jacques

USA Corps of Engineers

John J. Krieger

Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas

Margaret Madden

Pfizer, Inc.

Charles R. Mills

Bracewell

Theresa Bradley

Benjamin J Denihan Jr

Denihan Hospitality Group

Craig Fuller

The Fuller Company

Matthew Hoffman

US General Services Administration

Gregory S Hviding

Jenny Lynn Kerwin

Upcounty Community Resources

Maureen Kraft

Howard County Public Schools

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 11/16/2022

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

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Transgender Identity

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Sexual orientation

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Disability

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