News

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.

July 2, 2020

Thanks to the ADA - Stephanie's Story

Thanks to the ADA, Stephanie can access the medical services she needs. 

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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