Disability Rights

Publications

  • Physical Accessibility of Private Businesses – Information about your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to gain physical access to the goods or services of a private business. (Document coming soon)
  • Going to Court in Tennessee –Tips for people with disabilities.
  • An Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act – the ADA National Network's summary of the ADA.

Helpful Links

Services

  • The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 Information Line The Department of Justice’s toll-free ADA Information Line, which provides information and materials to the public about the requirements of the ADA.
  • Tennessee Courts ADA Program – Information about ADA in the courts, forms for requesting accommodations, and contacts for your local court’s ADA Coordinator. 
  • Tennessee Disability Coalition – An alliance of organizations and individuals joined to promote the full and equal participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of life. Services include: education and training for the public and service providers about public policy, voting accessibility, employment options, and services for individuals with disabilities.  

Information

Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT) is a nonprofit legal services organization that provides FREE 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

2693 Union Avenue Extended, Suite 201
Memphis, TN 38112

Phone: 901.458.6013
Fax: 901.458.7819