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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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A Tradition of Hike Days!

This blog post talks about how integral our weekly, Thursday Hike Days are to our program and how we have developed the focus of our hikes over the years.

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Cooking Up a Storm

This blog post describes on of our Thursday outings to the Marcus Jewish Community Center where our participants learned how to prepare a couple of traditional Middle Eastern dishes.

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Exploring the Fernbank Science Center

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

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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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A Journey to the Center of MARTA, Five Points, and Underground Atlanta!

This article talks about a recent field trip one of our Summer Independence classes took to Downtown Atlanta, and the real world applications of experiential learning.

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An Outing to the Lake Claire Community Land Trust by Dave Nelson

This article written by our Executive Director, Dave Nelson, explores one of our independence group’s fun and enlightening journey to the Lake Claire Community Land Trust, a hidden Atlantan gem in Candler Park.

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Inside the Alliance Theatre’s Scene Shop

This article follows the journey of our participants into the Alliance Theatre’s Scene Shop and provides a photo essay of their on site job training with power tools.

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Independence Outing

In this blog post Tara Gilbert, the School Program Director of TCS, shares an enjoyable and enlightening field trip focused on strengthening independent living skills.

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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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