Program Partners

Many of our programs are produced in cooperation with experts and leaders who have deep knowledge and experience in topics that are important to our audience 

We are proud to serve as a platform from bringing their work to students and their families.

Together, we can increase the impact we can all make in increasing inclusiveness and equity for students with disabilities.

If your organization is interested in working with us, please email info@differentchoices.org.

Special Thanks to the following individuals and organizations who helped make Different Choices 2021 possible.​
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Beacon College

BEACON COLLEGE is a competitive institution of higher education specifically devoted to the undergraduate preparation and success of students with learning disabilities, ADHD, and other learning differences. Beacon is recognized as one of the foremost American institutions in this undergraduate specialty.

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Bridges from School to Work

BRIDGES FROM SCHOOL TO WORK matches the interests and abilities of young people to the needs of employers. In 12 major U.S. cities, Bridges unlocks the potential of young people, transforming lives through the power of a job.

Building Futures RI

BUILDING FUTURES RI is to meet employer and industry need for skilled workers through the Registered Apprenticeship system while creating family-sustaining career opportunities for low-income diverse community members.

Carol Kinlan Consulting

Carol Kinlan CONSULTING seeks to facilitate optimal placements by developing a comprehensive understanding of each individual, including those with learning challenges.


CUNY LEADS is an academic and career program for students with disabilities at the City University of New York. This exciting program is free of charge for all eligible candidates.

Dean College

DEAN COLLEGE is a private, residential New England college grounded in a culture and tradition that all students deserve the opportunity to discover and exceed their greatest aspirations.

The High School of Art & Design

We are dedicated to engendering students' productive, creative and innovative participation in the world of visual arts as concerned and caring citizens of the global community.

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LDA America

LDA visualizes a world in which learning disabilities are universally understood, so all individuals are accepted, supported, and empowered to live a self-determined life.

Lime Connect

LIME CONNECT represents the largest network of high-potential university students and professionals - including veterans - who happen to have disabilities in the world.

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The Moody Street Group

The Moody Street Group is an insurance and financial services agency that utilizes a distinct macro-economic process with our clients.

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National Alliance on Mental Illness (MA)

NAMI works to improve the quality of life for people diagnosed with mental health conditions and their families.

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The North Atlantic States Carpenters Training Fund

NASCTF offers training in residential and commercial carpentry, floorcovering and pile driving for both apprentices and journeymen.

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The Princeton Review

THE PRINCETON REVIEW provides best-in-class private tutoring, test prep, and admission products and services to help students knock down barriers and achieve their academic goals.

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TD Bank

TD BANK has an Education & Financial Literacy Division that believes basic financial literacy is a foundation for personal and national prosperity