August 2, 2018
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.
July 13, 2018
Whether a stay-cation or a trip to the beach, we've got your entertainment needs covered!
June 4, 2018
Governor Bill Haslam has proclaimed June 15th, 2018 to be Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
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 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.