June 4, 2018
Governor Bill Haslam has proclaimed June 15th, 2018 to be Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
May 31, 2018
A new program creates new job opportunities at DRT. Apply to join our team!
May 21, 2018
We're celebrating the incredible career and contributions of DRT Advocate and Investigator, Zack Harris, as he enters retirement!
May 15, 2018
Ryan has been employed for over 3 years. But he nearly left his job when his employment supports weren’t working.
May 15, 2018
Lisa talks progress and the importance of community in the disability rights movement in Tennessee.
April 19, 2018
Lisa digs in to self-determination and protection and how we think about each.
April 16, 2018
Help us celebrate our 40th birthday with a financial gift during the Big Payback on May 2nd!
April 9, 2018
Wyatt was not receiving adequate instruction time and the school did not address his disability related behaviors appropriately. Wyatt's mother contacted DRT for help. Wyatt is now receiving free and appropriate education services and the district has changed policy and hired a BCBA due to the advocacy.
March 23, 2018
The passage of the Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act (H.R. 4547), will create programs across the Protection and Advocacy Network to protect those who receive Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income and who are not fully capable of managing their own benefits.