November 17, 2020
D/deaf inmates in the care of TDOC are regularly denied accommodations and effective communication. The Court holds that the lawsuit on this issue filed in March 2020 may continue and affirms the role of Disability Rights Tennessee in the suit.
November 9, 2020
Learn the details about voting in Tennessee from registration to voting.
November 3, 2020
The Division of TennCare and the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) announced the state’s new Katie Beckett Program has received federal approval and expects to begin taking self-referral forms on November 23, 2020.
October 30, 2020
DRT has teamed up with SABE, a nationwide self-advocacy organization, to collect information on the voting experiences of people with disabilities. Share your voting experience.
October 7, 2020
DRT receieved CARES Act funding to expand our services related to COVID-19 for Tennesseans with disabiities between birth and 22.
October 7, 2020
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.
September 28, 2020
Join us October 1st for the virtual 31st Annual Brain Injury Conference!
September 2, 2020
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
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).