Lindsay Jones

VP Chief Policy & Advocacy Officer
National Center for Learning Disabilities

Lindsay Jones is the Vice President, Chief Policy and Advocacy Officer for the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD). She leads a team that designs and implements NCLD’s legislative strategy in Washington, DC, aimed at advancing government policies that support the success of individuals with learning and attention issues in school, at work and in life. Before joining NCLD, Jones was the senior director for policy and advocacy at the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). Prior to her national policy work, she was a partner with the law firm of Gust Rosenfeld in Phoenix. As a practicing attorney, she advised schools and families on special education compliance and litigation and handled state department of education complaints, IDEA and Section 504 due process hearings and litigation. She earned her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Arizona, and has a master’s degree in Latin American studies from the University of New Mexico.



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