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The Finding Thing – An Evolving Tale

This article explores “The Finding Thing,” a program wide game created by our very own Jimmy Holt!

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Coming Back: The Difference a Year Makes

Melissa Davis writes about her 2nd, 1st day at TCS and what it is like to not only do the work but what it is like to get “in the deep end” of it.

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Autism and the Arts

This article shares a personal reflection from one of our staff members, Tim Harland, about autism and the arts.

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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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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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Thank You for “Bridging the Gap” With Us

This article is a brief synopsis of this years Bridging the Gap and expresses gratitude towards all those who spoke and attended.

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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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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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