News

March 23, 2018

New Federal Legislation Creates Program for Beneficiaries of Social Security

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. 

March 15, 2018

New Effective Communication Policy Reaches Beyond Tennessee

Read more about the new policy impacting patients beyond Tennessee.

March 14, 2018

From Lisa: Service Animals & the Media

Lisa shares her love for dogs and discusses the perceptions spread by harmful media coverage of service animals. 

March 13, 2018

Unleashing the Facts About Service Animals & the ADA

There's a lot of buzz in the media about service animals. DRT provides the facts aaccording to the Americans with Disabilities Act.

March 8, 2018

New Faces at DRT

Meet the newest additions to the DRT team!

March 1, 2018

WIOA State Plan Open for Public Comment

Submit public comments on all or any portion of Tennessee's Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act State Plan. Comments must be submitted by Monday, March 5, 2018 at 5 pm CST.  

February 13, 2018

From Lisa: Love & Legislation

This month, Lisa covers all things Tennessee legislation and opportunities for your to engage!

February 13, 2018

DRT Welcomes New Legal Director

Susan Mee has spent her career working with Tennesseans with disabilities. Now, she'll lead DRT's legal team. 

February 9, 2018

Public Policy Advocacy: What Is It?

When it comes to public policy, what is advocacy? And what are the different approaches to promoting change? DRT explains.

Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT) is a nonprofit legal services organization that provides FREE services to protect the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities.

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