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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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Information Session – February 27th, 2018

Please join us Thursday, February 27th to learn more about our program from our experienced professionals about the work we do and how we can assist you.

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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

​At 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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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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Cell Phone Hide-and-Seek!

The Community School’s Executive Director, Dave Nelson, narrates a firsthand experience showing the many educational and social-emotional benefits of cell phone hide-and-seek.

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