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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The Community School’s Powerful, Life-Affirming Impact on my Family’s Life

The following is adapted from a speech given by TCS parent Judy Martin at TCS’s annual fundraising event, the Southern Soiree & Auction, in February 2014. Tonight I have the pleasure and immense joy to share the story of The…

An “Aha” Moment in Community Forum

All semester long, our Community Forum class has worked on trying to plan three outings for the YA group. The only real stipulations that I placed on these outings was that one had to be cultural, another had to be…


Proceeds Day at Joe’s Crab Shack

On Tuesday, April 22nd (tomorrow!), please join us for a proceeds day at Joe’s Crab Shack in Lilburn┬ábenefiting The Community School.┬áThe event will take place all day, from 11am to 11pm, and includes take-out orders. The only catch is that…

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Dave Nelson Presenting in Moscow, 2012

Dave Nelson to Present at the Casablanca Academy’s DIR/Floortime Training 2014

Dave Nelson, TCS’s Executive Director, will present at the Casablanca Academy’s DIR/Floortime Training 2014, “Connecting the Missing Pieces in the Treatment of Autism” to be held at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida in late April. Dave will be speaking…

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