News

October 19, 2017

We're Hiring! Do you want to join our Intake Advocacy team?

DRT is hiring an Intake Advocate to be the front lines of our agencies work. Deadline to apply is October 30th. 

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.

October 4, 2017

Introducing DRT's Fall 2017 Interns

This semester DRT will be working with two amazing interns. Their contribution in time and resources is essential to the work at DRT.

October 4, 2017

DRT Welcomes Legal Fellow from Boston College

DRT is excited to welcome our new legal fellow, Kelsey Craig, who will be working at DRT for this year!

September 18, 2017

DRT Announces 2017 Freedom Award Recipients

And the winners are....

September 5, 2017

Don't Delay!

For students with a mental health diagnosis and disability related behaviors, there can be additional barriers to access their public school educations. Learn from a DRT Advocate about addressing discipline issues in these cases.

September 1, 2017

Client Story: Gene LaMaster

Gene LaMaster wanted to become a chef. Learn more about how his perserverance, and working with DRT, helped him achieve his employment goal. 

August 31, 2017

From Lisa: Addressing Stigma in Schools

With school starting across Tennessee, Lisa talks on how we can all play a part in addressing stigma at school and creating a more inclusive environment for all students.

August 30, 2017

Assistive Technology in the Classroom

Would your child benefit from assistive technology (AT) in the classroom? What do special education laws require in regards to AT? DRT Advocate, Tara Peifer, provides information on these questions and more. 

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