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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“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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