News

February 1, 2021

Investigations of Safety in Jails and Juvenile Detention Centers During COVID-19

Information about DRT's recent work investigating conditions for Tennesseans with disabilities in jails and juvenile detention centers during COVID-19.

January 25, 2021

COVID-19 & Vaccine Information & Resources

Information and resources about COVID-19 and the COVID-19 Vaccine for people with disabilities. 

January 15, 2021

Disability Day on the Hill 2021

Disability Day on the Hill 2021is virtual! Learn about all the ways you can get involved and access our resources!

January 8, 2021

2021 Legislative Events

A list and links to the 2021 Legislative Session events.

January 8, 2021

DRT Opposes CMS Approval of TennCare Medicaid Service to Block Grant

DRT opposes CMS approval of TennCare Medicaid services moving to a block grant funding structure because it has grave consequences for Tennessee and those insured by TennCare. 

January 6, 2021

Final Ruling from DOT on Traveling by Air with Service Animals

Overview of the new U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations about service animals and emotional support animals on commercial air flights.

January 4, 2021

Know Your Rights: Education Rights During COVID-19 Distance Learning

Guidance for navigating education rights for the remainder of this unusual school year.

November 30, 2020

DRT Client Stories

Tennesseans with disabilities are a powerful force in our state. Here are just some of their stories. 

November 30, 2020

The Year in Review

DRT Executive Director Lisa Primm looks back at the challeges of 2020 and how our organization will continue to respond to the changing needs of Tennesseans with disabilities in 2021. 

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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2 International Plaza, Suite 825
Nashville, TN 37217

Phone: 615-298-1080
Fax: 615-298-2046

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Knoxville, TN 37923

Phone: 865-670-2944
Fax: 865-470-7028

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Memphis, TN 38104

Phone: 901-458-6013
Fax: 901-249-2933