December 20, 2019

Voter Registration Events: Hosting Made Easy

With a busy election cycle in 2020, its the perfect time to host a vote registration event in your area! Find out how DRT can help.

December 2, 2019

Poll Site Access: How You Can Help

Volunteer to conduct poll site surveys during 2020 elections!

November 15, 2019

Transition Bill of Rights

Read Transition Tennessee's Transition Bill of Rights

November 6, 2019

Ruling in Lawsuit Challenging Tennessee Department of Corrections HCV Protocol

In 2016, Disability Rights Tennessee, the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee, and Branstetter, Stranch & Jennings, PLLC filed a lawsuit challenging the Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) protocol for treating inmates with HCV. Read more about the recent ruling. 

October 31, 2019

DRT and Partner Investigating Communication in Tennessee Prisons

DRT and the Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center (CREEC) are investigating Tennessee prisons for effective communication for deaf inmates. Read our public notice. 

June 1, 2019

#HealthCareEquality Benefits Families

After getting a G-tube, a child's daycare refused to care for him. His father had to take 6 weeks off work. What would the family do?

April 1, 2019

Communication is Fundamental to #HealthCareEquality

James is a single dad who is deaf. When he went into cardiac arrest, the hospital did not provide him an interpreter. He was shut out and isolated, unsure of what would happen next.

February 20, 2019

Sarah and Hugo's Fight for #HealthCareEquality

Sarah has a unique bond with her service animal, Hugo. When an inpatient treatment center wouldn't allow Hugo in it looked like Sarah would be prevented from getting the care she needed.  

Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT) is a nonprofit legal services organization that provides free legal advocacy services to protect the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities.

Middle Tennessee (Admin Office)

2 International Plaza, Suite 825
Nashville, TN 37217

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

East Tennessee

9050 Executive Park Drive, Suite 101-B
Knoxville, TN 37923

Phone: 865-670-2944
Fax: 865-470-7028

West Tennessee

1407 Union Avenue, Suite 1015
Memphis, TN 38104

Phone: 901-458-6013
Fax: 901-249-2933