June 29, 2020
COVID-19 has affected our country in profound ways, and thos affects have been disproportionate for people with disabilities. Disability Rights Tennessee expands services to respond.
June 26, 2020
As a result of a complaint brought by Disability Rights Tennessee and other disability rights advocate, Tennessee has improved its guidelines on healthcare allocation during a healthcare crisis.
June 2, 2020
Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT) supports those rejecting racism and demanding justice for another needless death.
April 27, 2020
Hospitals may now have “no-visitor” policies because of COVID-19. This tip sheet may help individuals with disabilities navigate these policies.
April 17, 2020
Links to Tennessee Hospitals’ Policies on Visitors for People with Disabilities During COVID-19.
April 3, 2020
Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT) is excited to welcome our new Legal Director Jack W. Derryberry, Jr. starting April 13th,, 2020.
March 31, 2020
Deaf and hard of hearing individuals in TDOC Custody are regularly denied Effecive Communication Despite Legal requirments, so Disability Rights Tennessee and Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center (CREEC) filed a Complaint in the federal district court for the Middle District of Tennessee to rectify.
March 28, 2020
Disability discrimination complaint filed over COVID-19 treatment rationing plan in Tennessee.
March 18, 2020
Guidance from DRT on making fast-food drive-thru services accessible for customers who are deaf and hard of hearing.