We invite you to watch short videos to learn about our programs, and to read Melissa Fay Greene’s feature story about us in the New York Times Sunday Magazine. TCS has also been featured on ABC’s Good Morning America and…


Our Programs

The Community School comprises two programs: a junior high/high school, and a young adult transition program. Both programs serve individuals who are autistic, including those with Asperger Syndrome; more broadly, the programs work with individuals who have had difficulty keeping…



The Community School’s main fundraising event, the Southern Soiree & Auction, takes place each year in February. The Soiree includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer, music, dancing, and live and silent auctions. All proceeds from the event benefit TCS….

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Year-End Reflection

As the year comes to a close, I have been reflecting on how quickly it has flown by! Some of my memories from this year include helping the young adults to overcome hurdles in their college careers, watching some of…

The Past Eight Months

I started as a counseling intern at The Community School back in the beginning of August. I had been assigned to the School-side and knew to expect adolescents with autism as my client population. As open house happened and the…

A Film About a Family

The 2010 documentary film Dad’s in Heaven with Nixon follows two generations of the Murray family of New York. ¬†One son, Chris, born in 1961, was diagnosed with Autism as an adult. ¬†Chris is now known for his Manhattan cityscapes…

TCS Receives Several Grant Awards

The Community School is pleased to announce that we have received a grant award of $2,000 from The Catholic Foundation of North Georgia. These funds will be used to support TCS’s School Program and Young Adults in Transition Program. TCS…

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TCS Teacher Melissa Burton Wins Grant Award

Melissa Burton, a teacher at The Community School, was awarded a Loveday Summer Study Grant from the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA). Melissa will use the grant funds to take two ceramics classes at The Callanwolde Fine Arts Center this…

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