September 18, 2017
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September 5, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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.
July 20, 2017
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.
July 11, 2017
The debate on whether to punish inmates or provide them rehabilitation is not new. But how does this debate apply to inmate with mental health diagnoses? DRT Investigator, April Mancino-Rosete, explores this question and describes true events of how mental health crisis has been handled in jails and prisons in Tennessee.