• April 3, 2020

DRT Welcomes New Legal Director Jack Derrybery

Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT) is excited to welcome our new Legal Director Jack W. Derryberry, Jr. starting April 13th,, 2020. 

  • March 31, 2020

Lawsuit Filed Addressing TDOC Denial of Effective Communication

Deaf and hard of hearing individuals in TDOC Custody are regularly denied Effecive Communication Despite Legal requirments, so Disability Rights Tennessee and Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center (CREEC) filed a Complaint in the federal district court for the Middle District of Tennessee to rectify. 

  • March 18, 2020

Make Fast-Food Drive Thru Services Accessible

Guidance from DRT on making fast-food drive-thru services accessible for customers who are deaf and hard of hearing.

  • March 16, 2020

Make Media Briefings Accessible

As Tennessee continues to prepare for the COVID-19 outbreak, it is paramount that as many people as possible understand information shared in televised press conferences and media briefings. 

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Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT) is a nonprofit legal services organization that provides free legal advocacy services to protect the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities.

Middle Tennessee (Admin Office)

2 International Plaza, Suite 825
Nashville, TN 37217

Phone: 615-298-1080
Fax: 615-298-2046

East Tennessee

9050 Executive Park Drive, Suite 101-B
Knoxville, TN 37923

Phone: 865-670-2944
Fax: 865-470-7028

West Tennessee

1407 Union Avenue, Suite 1015
Memphis, TN 38104

Phone: 901-458-6013
Fax: 901-249-2933