• April 13, 2016

Policy Watch

Keep up to date about legislation that impacts people with disabilities in our state by signing up for DRT’s Policy Watch. 

  • April 4, 2016

Poll Site Surveys

Many people are aware that DRT provides voting education and outreach statewide, but did you know that we also survey your local poll sites for accessibility? Kelsey Loschke and Jamie Stewart, DRT Voting Advocates, share their experience on the frontline of ensuring voting accessibility. 

  • April 4, 2016

Wrestling with the System

Parents of children with disabilities want to take care of them while also empowering them to become their own best advocates. But how do we know when to step back and when to step up? Belinda, the mom of Sam, a 17-year-old DRT client, shared her story with DRT.

  • March 31, 2016

The Disability Policy Alliance

In this legislative session, the Alliance worked to educate legislators about HB1597/HB1651, a bill that restores rights to a population of vulnerable Tennesseans identified in case law as “persons lacking capacity.” DRT's Public Policy Advisor gives us an insider's view of the progression of this legislation.