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Making Mistakes

Written by our Executive Administrative Director, Dave Nelson, this article focuses on the fundamental social-emotional growth that comes from making mistakes and working through discomfort head-on.

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Fernbank Volunteer Ceremony

TCS staff members, Zach Batson and Sarah Champ, joined one of our participants and his family in attending the Fernbank Museum of Natural History’s annual volunteer award ceremony on April 15th.

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Why You Need to Use Soap (a Germs Simulation Experiment)

This article explores one way in which our independence classes explore personal hygiene through experiential learning.

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TCS Art Show Opening 3.9.18

Please join us for a glimpse into the lives of some of the people we support by celebrating personal expression at the Decatur Visitors Center this coming Friday night!

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Family Potluck Reflection

Written by our Executive Administrative Director, Dave Nelson, this article is a reflection on the TCS family potluck celebrating the end of a wonderful fall semester.

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Exploring the Fernbank Science Center

​At TCS every participant is a part of an Independence group that works towards greater self-advocacy and self-sufficiency.

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Experiential Growth In the Garden

This article illuminates our participants experience interning at a variety of community gardens and hidden outdoor gems!

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Playing for a Purpose

We are so appreciative of the Playing for a Purpose charity for choosing to support our program this year! Read all about their amazing contribution here.

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Cooking and Nutrition in Independence Class

This article follows a day in the life of one of our recent independence based cooking classes.

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Supporting Refugees at New American Pathways

This article illuminates TCS’s relationship with New American Pathways, a highly successful refugee resettlement program that has served as internship to our participants for a number of years.

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