News

October 7, 2020

Voting Rights for Individuals with Disabilities Virtual Presentation

The Jackson Center for Independent Living and DRT are offering a presentation on voting rights for individuals with disabilities October 15th at 2:30 CST.

October 7, 2020

DRT Receives CARES Act Funding

DRT receieved CARES Act funding to expand our services related to COVID-19 for Tennesseans with disabiities between birth and 22.

October 7, 2020

Client Story: Doriscell Green

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.

October 5, 2020

DRT Hiring Intake Advocate

Interested in joining the team at DRT? We're hiring an Intake Advocate!

September 28, 2020

31st Annual Brain Injury Virtual Conference October 1st!

Join us October 1st for the virtual 31st Annual Brain Injury Conference!

September 2, 2020

DRT and TDMHSAS Sign Updated MOU

DRT and the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) signed an updated Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) recommitting to our collaborative partnership and shared commitment to protecting Tennesseans with disabilities.  

August 17, 2020

Client Assistance Program (CAP)

An explanation of the Client Assistance Program (CAP) at DRT and how they might be able to help you with issues you face with Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) or a Center for Independent Living (CIL). 

August 14, 2020

Disability Employment Awareness Luncheon (DEAL)

Save the Date for DEAL 2021  |  Apri 13, 2020

July 23, 2020

Absentee Ballots Now Accessible to All

Tennessee launches new accessible absentee voting process.

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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Nashville, TN 37217

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