News

June 17, 2021

Tennessee’s NEW Center for Decision-Making Support

Information about Tennessee's new resource to help people with disabilities, families, educators, and support professionals with decision-making and future planning.

June 14, 2021

COVID-19 & Vaccine Information & Resources

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

May 19, 2021

Court Grants Preliminary Injunction Regarding Inmate Access To Videophones

Press Release: Court Grants Preliminary Injunction Regarding Inmate Access To Videophones

May 19, 2021

Trivette v. TDOC

Deaf and hard of hearing inmates in Tennessee are not being treated fairly. Disability Rights Tennessee and Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center filed a complaint. In May 2021, the court gave preliminary injunction because deaf inmates did not have equal access to prison phone use. 

May 19, 2021

Digital Accessibility

A look at the benefits of digital accessibility for companies and people with disabilities. 

May 17, 2021

Reflections on Lane v. Tennessee

A look back at Lane v. Tennessee and it's lasting impact on Tennesseans with disabiities. 

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.

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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