01Dec
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Google to fund Peruvian research on detecting early autism via cell phones

Post Views: 172 According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one in every 160 children has some type of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a neurological and developmental disorder whose symptoms and severity vary from person to person, negatively affecting the child’s ability to socialize, communicate and speak. Although it is already possible to make early […]

01Dec
2019
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Here’s how we make the internet safer for children

Post Views: 176 This year the World Wide Web celebrates its 30th anniversary. In that time, the internet has transformed every facet of our lives, from how we learn and work, to stimulating economic growth and increasing access to markets. This year also marks the 30th anniversary of the UN’s Convention on the Rights of […]

29Nov
2019
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Project Understood makes Google voice technology more inclusive to those with Down syndrome

Post Views: 97 The Canadian Down Syndrome Society recently announced its latest program, Project Understood, which helps Google voice technology better understand individuals with Down syndrome.  “People with down syndrome have atypical speech, their facial structures are different. Their tongues are larger, thicker, and it means that they speak in a way that is not typical,” said […]

09Oct
2019
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Local app lets you know the whereabouts of your child

Post Views: 107 A Thembisa -born BCom Informatics graduate has developed an app to help parents and schools to track scholar transport vehicle in real time.Tshidi Morabi developed LocTransie to provide parents and schools with SMS notifications of their children’s  journey to and from school. Morabi, who has more than 20-years worth of experience in the […]

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