News

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....

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. 

July 20, 2017

DRT Collaborates with Tennessee Division of Elections to Increase Access to Online Voter Registration

Online voter registration is coming to Tennesse! To make it work for everyone, DRT collaborated with the Tennessee Secretary of State's Division of Elections to increase accessibility.

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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