News

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.

February 13, 2018

From Lisa: Love & Legislation

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

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.

November 10, 2017

Caregiver Tips for a Less Stressful Holiday Season

This article, originally published from the TBI Network, provides tips for caregivers during the busy holiday season. 

November 7, 2017

From Lisa: "The Good Stuff"

Lisa talks gratitude, or "the good stuff", as we approach holiday season stressors.

October 4, 2017

From Lisa: Compassionate Care

Lisa reflects on the importance of supporting staff members with compassionate care so that they are better able to support our clients.

September 18, 2017

DRT Announces 2017 Freedom Award Recipients

And the winners are....

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

Middle Tennessee (Admin Office)

2 International Plaza, Suite 825
Nashville, TN 37217

Phone: 615-298-1080
Fax: 615-298-2046

East Tennessee

9050 Executive Park Drive, Suite 101-B
Knoxville, TN 37923

Phone: 865-670-2944
Fax: 865-470-7028

West Tennessee

2693 Union Avenue Extended, Suite 201
Memphis, TN 38112

Phone: 901-458-6013
Fax: 901-249-2933