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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Urban Hiking

This year, both programs have mixed up our hiking schedule a bit and have included a lot more urban hiking. These urban hikes are my new favorite part of our Thursday programing! These types of hikes can provide numerous opportunities…

What TCS Means to Me

This is my third year here at TCS, and let me tell you, I wouldn’t have wanted to spend this time anywhere else! Having come from a background in the public school system, this environment is what I’ve always dreamed…

Comic Books and Autism Awareness

For anyone who doesn’t know, I am a massive comic book fan. I’ve been enjoying the adventures of Batman, Spiderman, Godzilla, and others since I learned to read. I’ve amassed quite a library over the near three-decades that I’ve been…

Parent Ed Workshop

3rd Annual Bridging the Gap Workshop

The Community School is hosting its 3rd annual Bridging the Gap Workshop: Addressing Transition-Related Matters for Adolescents and Young Adults with Developmental Challenges. When?  Tuesday March 17, 2015, 9:30am – 4pm Please join us for this workshop for parents, guardians,…

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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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