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October 14, 2021

Investigations in 18 States Find Serious Abuse at For-profit Youth Facilities

A national report, Desperation without Dignity, was released today revealing widespread abuse and neglect at for-profit youth residential facilities. This report by the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) provides a broad review of investigations by several Protection & Advocacy agencies, including Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT).

September 24, 2021

FREE In-Home COVID-19 Vaccines for Tennesseans with Disabilities

Tennesseans with disabilities over the age of 18 can now get a FREE COVID-19 vaccine in their own home! Call DRT at 800-342-1660 to register today.

September 13, 2021

Mask Up for Students with Disabilities

Tennessee’s children with disabilities must be protected from COVID-19 and be afforded the same opportunities for in-person learning as children without disabilities. 

September 9, 2021

TennCare III STC Comments by DRT

Disability Rights TN's public coments on the TennCare III Project Approved Special Terms and Conditions and “TennCare III” (Project Number 11- W-00369/4), which was approved on January 8, 2021, under the authority of section 1115(a) of the Social Security Act (the Act).

September 7, 2021

Disability Employment Awareness Month

Join DRT this October in celebrating Disability Employment Awareness Month!

August 6, 2021

COVID-19 & Vaccine Information & Resources

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

June 18, 2021

NUEVO  Lanzamiento del Tennessee Center for Decision-Making Support

Tennessee es el primer estado de la nación en ofrecer un lugar para aprender sobre las opciones relacionadas con la toma de decisiones para las personas con discapacidades.

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.

May 19, 2021

Court Grants Preliminary Injunction Regarding Inmate Access To Videophones

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

Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT) is a nonprofit legal services organization that provides free legal advocacy services to protect the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities.

Middle Tennessee (Admin Office)

2 International Plaza, Suite 825
Nashville, TN 37217

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

East Tennessee

9050 Executive Park Drive, Suite 101-B
Knoxville, TN 37923

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

West Tennessee

1407 Union Avenue, Suite 1015
Memphis, TN 38104

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