How people with Down syndrome are teaching Google

Working with the Canadian Down Syndrome Society, Google is collecting voice samples to teach its Google Assistant to understand people with the condition. When Matthew MacNeil uses the voice-to-text feature on an Android phone, the resulting transcription looks nothing like what he said. “Hello, my name is Matthew MacNeil. I live in Tillsonburg, Ontario,” becomes…

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Important Down syndrome and COVID-19 Q&A

“The unprecedented spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is presenting the world with a unique challenge. In our case, the pandemic calls for a united response to better understand its impact on the Down syndrome community. Information in the Question and Answer (Q&A) document can be used to help you support your loved one with…

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Class of 2020: Congratulations Grace

Picture of Grace Davis

Grace Davis recently graduated from Vestavia Hills High School and is going to be in the EAGLES Program Auburn University in the fall. Congratulations, Grace! We are extra proud of you and your accomplishments. We can’t wait to see what you do at Auburn University. Do you have a 2020 high school graduate? If so,…

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