The Benedictine School is a year round day and residential school which provides individualized programming with a high staff to student ratio and a multidisciplinary approach. The Adult Program, for ages 21 and over, provides residential and vocational support services and is open all year.
Caroline Center's mission is to provide opportunities that inspire. CCI offers supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities determined through choice, with a focus on the encouragement of natural relationships to result in genuine community integration. Locations of supports vary from licensed homes, to independently owned/leased homes, local neighborhoods and day habilitation with hours determined by the needs of the person(s) being supported.
Disability Rights Maryland (DRM) may represent Maryland residents who have a disability and a legal issue within the scope of our Advocacy Services Plan. Contact our intake office at 410-727-6352 ext. 0 (ask for “intake”), Monday through Friday, between 9 AM and 5 PM to learn if we can assist you.
DRM represents children and adults of all ages with:
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
We represent people with disabilities who:
live in institutions
live in the community
Offers a broad spectrum of support to disabled students and adults, ranging from equipment to vocational training. Can assist with vehicle adaptations to customers based on eligibility and financial need. We also provide independent living services for vision disabled adults over 55.
Respite care is short-term relief for those taking care of a disabled child or adult. The program works with families to provide financial reimbursement, guidance, referrals to other appropriate services in their area. Families choose their own careworker, the only rule being someone in the same household cannot be used.
This is a resource center for families and schools serving families and educators of children with disabilities in Caroline County. Services include special education resources, information and referral, assistance with the I.E.P., seminars and workshops, consultation, lending library, newsletter, information about local, state, and national parent organizations, facilitation of parent and children's support groups. There is a Mom's Mornings Together support group for moms with children with disabilities. The children are invited, it meets the last Monday of the month at 10:00am at Denton Elementary School, Portable #2. Periodically offers Sibshops programs. These programs target siblings of special needs children and celebrates the contributions they make toward their disabled sibling.
An independent, subsidized living community that offers 1 & 2 bedroom apartments to the elderly and disabled. Rent is based on income, if applicable. Accepts Section 8. Call or stop by the office for an application.
Offers horsemanship services: Horse training and starting, horse shoeing, riding lessons (ages 9 and up), and Therapeutic Horsemanship for people with challenges. Our PATH International coach is the first person in the US accredited in the "Ride With Your Mind" method which optimizes the rider's ability to learn independently and unlocks the horse's ability to become more athletic. She teaches at the farm and offers clinics elsewhere in the USA. In Therapeutic Horsemanship our specialty is working with individuals, small groups and families with emotional or psychiatric challenges. Horse ownership and care classes can be scheduled for small groups. There is a bed and breakfast on site; guests can bring and board their horse.