News

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. 

August 23, 2017

It's a Big DEAL 2017!

Join Disability Rights Tennessee in welcoming Megan Lawrence, Microsoft Accessibility Technical Evangelist, on October 24th for our 4th Annual Disability Employment Awareness Luncheon. #DEAL2017

August 8, 2017

DRT Hiring Legal Director

Do you or someone you know want to join our dedicated team working to protect the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities? We are currently hiring for a Legal Director to join our leadership team and oversee the agency's legal team. 

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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Nashville, TN 37217

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

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Knoxville, TN 37923

Phone: 865-670-2944
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Memphis, TN 38112

Phone: 901-458-6013
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