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…



Upcoming Events The 6th Annual Southern Soiree is tentatively scheduled for Friday, February 10, 2017. Mark your calendar now! Tuesday, July 26th, 6 – 10pm: Yeah! Burger Feel Good Tuesday. Join us for a night of delicious burgers at the Virginia Highland…

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Thank you for donating to help Furkids!

A thank you note from TCS students for donating to the Furkids Donation Drive!

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Bridging Personal Interests to The Community

Explore and learn about TCS Internships first hand!

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A Letter from Our Executive Director, Dave Nelson, about the TCS Decatur Art Show

In this letter from TCS’s Executive Director, Dave Nelson, Nelson describes TCS’s unique program, TCS’s long standing relationship with the City of Decatur, and the importance of the TCS Decatur Art Show on exhibit now at the Decatur Visitor Center.


TCS Summer Program

A summer enrichment program for adolescents and young adults aged 13-22 with developmental, communication, or social-emotional challenges.

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Bridging the Gap Survey

It’s time to begin thinking about Bridging the Gap, The Community School’s annual workshop about transition-related matters (past topics have included SSI/SSDI, special needs trusts and estate planning, and medication management). If you’ve joined us in the previous years, we’d…

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Second Annual Geocaching Challenge!

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

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