News

April 16, 2021

COVID-19 & Vaccine Information & Resources

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

March 15, 2021

DEAL 2021 Sponsors

Thank you to our 2021 Disability Employment Awareness Luncheon (DEAL) sponsors that make our event possible

March 10, 2021

Disability Day on the Hill 2021

Disability Day on the Hill 2021 was virtual! Review the presentations and trainings and learn about ways you can continue to be involved.

March 2, 2021

Get to know Ernie Dianastasis, DEAL Keynote

Interview with Ernie Dianastasis, DRT's 2021 Disability Employment Awareness Luncheon (DEAL) Keynote Speaker to gain insight into how he began his work and gathered some inclusive employment tips for businesses.

March 1, 2021

Advocating During a Virtual Legislative Session

Tips and Tricks for Advocating During a Virtual Legislative Session.

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 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.

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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