• October 7, 2020

    DRT Receives CARES Act Funding

    DRT receieved CARES Act funding to expand our services related to COVID-19 for Tennesseans with disabiities between birth and 22.

  • October 7, 2020

    Client Story: Doriscell Green

    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

    31st Annual Brain Injury Virtual Conference October 1st!

    Join us October 1st for the virtual 31st Annual Brain Injury Conference

  • September 2, 2020

    DRT and TDMHSAS Sign Updated MOU

    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

    Client Assistance Program (CAP)

    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).

  • July 23, 2020

    Absentee Ballots Now Accessible to All

    Tennessee launches new accessible absentee voting process.

  • July 3, 2020

    Thanks to the ADA – Ivy’s story

    Thanks to the ADA, Ivy goes to a school that meets her needs.

  • July 3, 2020

    Thanks to the ADA – Drive-thru Access

    Thanks to the ADA, Deaf Tennesseans can access drive-thru restaurants during COVID-19.

  • July 3, 2020

    Thanks to the ADA – Hospital Visits During COVID

    DRT believes that bringing a support person to the hospital for a person with a disability is a reasonable and necessary modification under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Learn more about our advocacy work to ensure people with disabilities have the support they need at hospital visits during COVID-19.