About

Tim has been the director of Student Disability Services at UCSF since 2015. He oversees all campus schools, directs disability initiatives, and conducts faculty and staff training. Tim was the previous assistant director of "AccessibleNU" at Northwestern University – Chicago campus, and for the past 15 years, Tim has been working in the areas of academic support and disability services in higher education.

Before moving to higher education, Tim spent 20 years in teaching and administrative roles for middle and high school special education programs, and he taught undergraduate and graduate education courses in the area of education and special education.

Tim is the past president and co-founder the Coalition for Disability Access in Health Science and Medical Education and the lead author of a chapter on myths about students with disabilities in "The Guide to Assisting Students with Disabilities: Equal Access in Health Science and Professional Education" (Springer Publishing).

Tim earned his bachelor's degree in special education in 1982 and his master's degree in education in 1984 from the University of Detroit (Mercy).

Clayton Littrell, Associate Director
Student Disability Services
University of California, San Francisco
530 Parnassus Ave, Room L111
San Francisco, CA 94143
telephone: 415-502-3469
email: [email protected]

Clay is the associate director of Student Disability Services at UCSF. He assists in overseeing disability services in all student areas of UCSF, specifically in matters regarding assistive technology and accessibility. He is a student-focused advisor and assistive-tech user, primarily interested in putting immediately deployable solutions into the hands of students.

Since 2006, Clay has worked in disability services across the spectrum of education, in K-12, community colleges, undergraduate, and graduate levels. He was previously the assistive tech specialist, then the disability services coordinator in the California Community College system (MiraCosta College), Cal State system (Cal State San Marcos), as well as at Northwestern University.

In 2012, he earned his master’s degree in education from San Diego State University, where he studied education, counseling, assistive technology, and the psycho-social aspects of disability.