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Disability Resources and Services


Lisa McGill, Director 

Lisa McGill, Director

Downtown Campus & Anschutz Medical Campus

Lisa, the Director of our office, oversees all aspects of the Disability Resources & Services Office. This includes the provision of accommodations for qualified students with disabilities, referral services to campus and local community resources as well as community involvement with disability-related issues.

Lisa has a Master's Degree in Counseling from Oakland University and is a nationally certified counselor. Prior to working in higher education, she worked in both in-patient and out-patient psychiatric settings. She has worked in higher education approximately 20 years with the last 14 years in the disabilities field.

Lisa is the Chairperson Emeritus of the Board of Directors for Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic and is the past National Coordinator of the Disability Concerns Knowledge Community for NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.

Joyce Scott, Coordinator 

Joyce Scott, Coordinator

Downtown Campus

Joyce, our Coordinator for the downtown campus, has a Master's Degree in Education with an emphasis in adult education and has worked in disability services in the Denver Metropolitan Area for the past 15 years. In addition to working in higher education settings, Joyce has owned her own business and taught English & Reading in both elementary and secondary schools.

Joyce is a past Chairperson of the Consortium of Support Programs for Students with Disabilities representing Postsecondary Institutions in Colorado and Wyoming.

Sherry Holden, Coordinator 

Sherry Holden, Coordinator

Anschutz Medical Campus

Sherry, our Coordinator for the Anschutz Medical Campus, earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation. Prior to working in higher education, she worked in the Independent living movement advocating for persons with disabilities. For the past 20 years she has worked as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist on Oncology, Burn, Brain Injury and Rehabilitation units.

Sherry has published numerous articles in Programming Trends in Therapeutic Recreation on disability-related issues. In addition, she also has been a national speaker on Disability Rights.

 
 
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