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….

Top Stories


Over the past year I have found myself interested in the concept of mindfulness. Mindfulness, based around ancient Buddhist practices, is the moment to moment awareness of our thoughts and feelings in the present. It is a non-judgmental awareness as…


What is a genogram?  A genogram is a highly detailed family tree that is useful for healthcare and mental health professionals in illuminating and understanding family history that depicts how hereditary patterns and psychological factors impact relationships. Mental health professionals…

Human Behavior

Mention behavioral therapy in some circles, especially in the Autism community, and you are bound to elicit a strong response in either direction. Many people hear the techniques of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) and have images of what is essentially…

10-17 Geocaching BD

Geocaching Challenge Update

The Community School’s Geocaching Challenge is over! Thanks very much to the Parent Development Committee (Mike Fields, Cory Gatliff, and Melissa Cazalet) for organizing this fundraiser. And THANK YOU to all our Team Captains, Teams, Donors, Sponsors, and other supporters…

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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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