May 15, 2018
Lisa talks progress and the importance of community in the disability rights movement in Tennessee.
April 19, 2018
Lisa digs in to self-determination and protection and how we think about each.
April 9, 2018
Wyatt was not receiving adequate instruction time and the school did not address his disability related behaviors appropriately. Wyatt's mother contacted DRT for help. Wyatt is now receiving free and appropriate education services and the district has changed policy and hired a BCBA due to the advocacy.
March 23, 2018
The passage of the Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act (H.R. 4547), will create programs across the Protection and Advocacy Network to protect those who receive Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income and who are not fully capable of managing their own benefits.
March 15, 2018
Read more about the new policy impacting patients beyond Tennessee.
March 14, 2018
Lisa shares her love for dogs and discusses the perceptions spread by harmful media coverage of service animals.
March 13, 2018
There's a lot of buzz in the media about service animals. DRT provides the facts aaccording to the Americans with Disabilities Act.
February 13, 2018
This month, Lisa covers all things Tennessee legislation and opportunities for your to engage!
February 9, 2018
When it comes to public policy, what is advocacy? And what are the different approaches to promoting change? DRT explains.