• November 17, 2020

Court Maintains DRT's Role in Lawsuit Against TDOC for Failure to Accommodate Deaf Inmates

D/deaf inmates in the care of TDOC are regularly denied accommodations and effective communication. The Court holds that the lawsuit on this issue filed in March 2020 may continue and affirms the role of Disability Rights Tennessee in the suit. 

  • November 9, 2020

Voting in Tennessee

Learn the details about voting in Tennessee from registration to voting.

  • November 3, 2020

Katie Beckett Program Receives Federal Approval

The Division of TennCare and the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) announced the state’s new Katie Beckett Program has received federal approval and expects to begin taking self-referral forms on November 23, 2020.

  • October 30, 2020

Share Your Voting Experience with SABE!

DRT has teamed up with SABE, a nationwide self-advocacy organization, to collect information on the voting experiences of people with disabilities. Share your voting experience. 

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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.

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