How One Boy With Autism Became BFF With Appleâ€™s Siri
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Just how bad a mother am I?Â I wondered, as I watched my 13-year-old son deep in conversation with Siri. Gus has autism, and Siri, Appleâ€™s â€śintelligent personal assistantâ€ť on the iPhone, is currently his BFF. Obsessed with weather formations, Gus had spent the hour parsing the difference between isolated and scattered thunderstorms â€” an hour in which, thank God, I didnâ€™t have to discuss them.
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