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April 1, 2019

Communication is Fundamental to #HealthCareEquality

James is a single dad who is deaf. When he went into cardiac arrest, the hospital did not provide him an interpreter. He was shut out and isolated, unsure of what would happen next.

February 20, 2019

Sarah and Hugo's Fight for #HealthCareEquality

Sarah has a unique bond with her service animal, Hugo. When an inpatient treatment center wouldn't allow Hugo in it looked like Sarah would be prevented from getting the care she needed.  

February 20, 2019

#HealthCareEquality for Tennesseans with Disabilities

Every individual should have meaningful and equal access to health care providers, facilities, diagnostics, and information. Join us as we talk #HealthCareEquality over the next four months. 

January 25, 2019

Stay Informed & Get Engaged: Tennessee's 111th Legislative Session

Interested in learning more about Tennessee's legislative work and getting involved. Look no further because we've compiled a list of ways you can participate. 

January 15, 2019

DRT Pro Bono Attorney Recognized for Service

Keith Hodges, a DRT pro bono attorney, has been recognized for his service by the Tennessee Bar Association! 

November 13, 2018

Support for Supported Decision-Making

DRT receives grant funds from the National Resource Center for Supported Decision-Making.

August 2, 2018

Navigating Special Education: The Differences Between the IDEIA and Section 504

Your guide to understanding the major differences between the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA or IDEA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. 

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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