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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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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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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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Election Anxiety

In this article our Executive Director, Dave Nelson, reflects on the effects of increasing political anxiety in regards to our participants and postulates strategies that caregivers and/or supporters of people of difference can respond with in nonpartisan, inclusive, and empathic ways.

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