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 Power of Community

We recently invited our families to join us for a picnic lunch at one of our hiking locations, and the turnout was great. As I  stood over the large sheet cake, guarding it from predators (we were in the wilderness,…

Sonic Pollination or Pollution

In today’s electronically engaging world we are faced with an expansive and diverse visual climate.  We often are glued to YouTube, Facebook, and other social media. We may micromanage our lives in the palms of our hands without noticing the…

Musings from the Development Office

Many people don’t envy me my job as a Development Director. I know what a lot of people think about fundraising – it can be awkward, embarrassing, it’s like begging, etc. When I introduced myself to a former parent last…


Geocaching Challenge!

The Community School’s Parent Development Committee is pleased to announce a monstrously fun treat – the Geocaching Challenge! The Geocaching Challenge is an opportunity for you to have some fun in your community and raise some money for TCS’s School and…

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Mari Burke Named 2014 Nonprofit Leader 30 Under 30 Award Recipient

The Community School is pleased to announce that Mari Burke, Counselor at TCS, has been recognized as a recipient of a 2014 Nonprofit Leader 30 Under 30 award. These awards, selected annually as a joint venture of the Georgia Center…

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TCS to Present Series on Sexuality and Developmental Disabilities with All About Developmental Disabilities

Dave Nelson, Executive Director of The Community School, Beth Champ, Young Adult Program Director of The Community School, and All About Developmental Disabilities (AADD) will team up to present a four part series on Sexuality and Developmental Disabilities this fall….

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