November 6, 2019
In 2016, Disability Rights Tennessee, the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee, and Branstetter, Stranch & Jennings, PLLC filed a lawsuit challenging the Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) protocol for treating inmates with HCV. Read more about the recent ruling.
October 31, 2019
DRT and the Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center (CREEC) are investigating Tennessee prisons for effective communication for deaf inmates. Read our public notice.
August 7, 2019
Join us at the 6th Annual Disability Employment Awareness Luncheon on October 24, 2019. It's a BIG DEAL!
August 1, 2019
The Tennessee General Assembly reconvenes on January 14, 2020 . Learn more about DRT's state-level policy work and sign up for DRT’s Policy Watch to receive weekly legislative updates delivered directly to your email.
June 1, 2019
After getting a G-tube, a child's daycare refused to care for him. His father had to take 6 weeks off work. What would the family do?
May 1, 2019
April 1, 2019
James is a single dad who is deaf. When he went into cardiac arrest, the hospital did not provide him an interpreter. He was shut out and isolated, unsure of what would happen next.
February 20, 2019
Sarah has a unique bond with her service animal, Hugo. When an inpatient treatment center wouldn't allow Hugo in it looked like Sarah would be prevented from getting the care she needed.