Assistive Technology (AT)

Publications

  • Assistive Technology - Information about assistive technology, how DRT can help, and assistive technology resources in Tennessee.
  • The Impact of Standing An informational piece about the benefits of standing for wheelchair users. 
  • AT Inventors Guide RESNA Catalyst Project's guide for people inventing and developing assistive technology devices.  
  • Assistive Technology in the Classroom - Article outlining the use of assistive technology at school.
  • DRT Client Story: Doriscell - Doriscell, who is hard of hearing, worked hard to earn her degree and now she brings the same dedication to her work. Read how she worked with DRT and VR to receive the support she needed to do her job.

Helpful Links

Services

  • Tennessee Technology Access Program – A Statewide program providing funding Assistance, Device Demonstration, Device Loan and Device Reutilization for people with disabilities. 
  • East Tennessee Technology Access Center – The Knoxville area Assistive Technology Center helps people with disabilities gain knowledge about and access to assistive technology devices. 
  • Signal Center The Chattanooga area Assistive Technology Center helps people with disabilities gain knowledge about and access to assistive technology devices. 
  • Technology Access Center – The Nashville area Assistive Technology Center helps people with disabilities gain knowledge about and access to assistive technology devices.
  • Mid-South Access Center for Technology The Memphis area Assistive Technology Center helps people with disabilities gain knowledge about and access to assistive technology devices.
  • Star Center The Jackson area Assistive Technology Center helps people with disabilities gain knowledge about and access to assistive technology devices.  
  • Tennessee Disability Pathfinder A Statewide clearinghouse of disability-related resources and multilingual helpline. 

Information

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