SAMR, accessibility

web development, accessibility, privacy and avoiding sharing logins

  • CIS89A Web Development
  • SAMR * example * video 2:00 – using technology substitution, augmentation, modification, redefinition
  • Adaptive technology – It is important for web developers to understand both the limitations and the powerful tools provided by technology so people with disabilities can use the web. The result may be different but accessibility can be much greater if the web developer understands Adaptive Technology. Here are some websites with good information on Adaptive Technology.
  • DeAnza Computer Accessibility Lab (CAL) Specialized equipment and training are available for loan through DSS and includes: Digital tape recorders, Portable closed circuit print enlargers, Assistive listening devices (DHHS), Daisy players, Smart Pens. Talking calculators
  • Adaptive Technology – includes good overview of some of the adaptive equipment and software available
  • Adaptive tools – to help with learning and attention issues. Some adaptive tools are low-tech and some are pretty fancy.
  • Accessibility – Dyslexia simulation – Try out this constantly changing dyslexia simulation. Or try the Screen Reader simulation.


  • Privacy, online identity, digital footprint – Digital Footprint – the record or trail left by the things you do online. Your social media activity, the info on your personal website, your browsing history, your online subscriptions, any photo galleries and videos you’ve uploaded — essentially, anything on the Internet with your name on it. Just like a tattoo, your digital reputation is an expression of yourself. It’s highly visible, and hard to remove.